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New Hampshire
  • Authored by: Craig A. Doherty and Katherine M. Doherty
  • From the Series: Thirteen Colonies
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  • ISBN-10: 1438107358
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-4381-0735-6
  • Status: In Stock
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  • Imprint: Facts On File
  • Published: 02/01/2005
  • Dewey Number: 974.2
  • Reading Level: Grades 5-8
  • Pages: 144

Summary

Providing a brief history of one of the first U.S. colonies, New Hampshire covers details of daily colonial life and the growing political workings of America as well as the effects of revolution, reform, and restoration in England on the colony. An entire chapter is devoted to the battles and events of the Revolutionary War, and special attention is given to the role New Hampshire played in forming the Constitution, along with its place as the ninth state to ratify it. In a book certain to please any upper elementary, middle or junior high school student looking for an informative introduction to the topic, New Hampshire examines these exciting events and reflects upon New Hampshire's struggle to define itself as a colony.

Sidebars include:

  • Dartmouth College
  • Hannah Dustin
  • Early laws of New Hampshire
  • Ebenezer Webster's speech to the New Hampshire ratifying convention
  • Excerpt from John Underhill's account of the Pequot War
  • John Paul Jones
  • Robert Rogers
  • sassafras
  • The Exeter Combination, 1639
  • The Gove Rebellion
  • Treachery in New Hampshire, 1676.

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"The clear narrative style is interesting and accessible...Clear explanations of events often explored in classrooms make this a valuable resource for school libraries."
VOYA

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