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Colonial American History Stories –1665 - 1753 - Timeline of United States History #2 - cover

Colonial American History Stories –1665 - 1753 - Timeline of United States History #2

Paul R. Wonning

Publisher: Mossy Feet Books

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Colonial American History Stories - 1665 – 1753 contains almost 300 history stories presented in a timeline that begins in 1655 with the performance of the first documented play performed in British North America and ends with the switch from the Julian to the Gregorian Calendar in 1752. The historical events include both famous ones as well as many little known, forgotten stories that the mists time have obscured. These reader friendly  stories include: 
September 27, 1540 - Society of Jesus (Jesuits) Founded By Ignatius Loyola 
December 19, 1675 - The Great Swamp Fight 
September 19, 1676 - Bacon's Rebellion - Bacon Burns Jamestown 
April 18, 1689 - 1689 Boston Revolt 
February 29, 1692 - Sarah Good, Sarah Osborne and Tituba Accused Of Witchcraft in Salem, Massachusetts 
May 22, 1718 - Edward Teach - Blackbeard - Begins Blockade of Charlestown. 
November 02, 1734 - Daniel Boone Born 
December 08, 1741 - Vitus Bering Died 
December 23, 1750 - Ben Franklin Attempts to Electrocute a Turkey 
December 31, 1752 – Julian/Gregorian Calendar Switch Complete

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