New Hampshire

New Hampshire

Book - 2005
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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.
Publisher: New York : Facts On File, c2005
ISBN: 9780816054114
0816054118
Branch Call Number: J 974.202 DOHERTY
Characteristics: xvii, 126 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Doherty, Katherine M.

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