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A spouse to Colonial the US comprises twenty-three unique essays via specialist historians at the key matters and subject matters in American colonial historical past. every one essay surveys the scholarship and winning interpretations in those key parts, discussing the differing arguments and assessing their benefits. assurance contains politics, faith, migration, gender, ecology, etc.

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Manual for Seneca Iroquois Archaeology (Honeoye Falls: Cultures Primitive, 1973). A Companion to Colonial America Edited by Daniel Vickers Copyright © 2003, 2006 by Blackwell Publishing Ltd CHAPTER TWO The Origins of Transatlantic Colonization CAROLE SHAMMAS For thousands of years, up to about AD 1500, the Americas were populated almost exclusively by Pacific migrants and their descendants. That situation changed in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries as several million people from western Europe and western Africa arrived in what to them was a New World.

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