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Settling the Colonies

"Thus out of small beginnings..."

--William Bradford

Story #1: Captain John Smith

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Virginia

1580-1631

Captain John Smith
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Story #2: Elizabeth Tilley

Massachusetts

1607-1687

Elizabeth Tilley
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Story #3: William Bradford

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Massachusetts

1590-1657

William Bradford
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Story #4: Squanto

c. 1585-1622

Squanto
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Story #5: Three Glimpses of the Native American

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Three Glimpses of the Native American
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Story #6: John Winthrop

1588-1649

John Winthrop
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Story #7: Roger Williams

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Rhode Island

1603-1683

Roger Williams
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Story #8: Thomas Hooker

Connecticut

1586-1647

Thomas Hooker
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Story #9: Anne Hutchinson

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1591-1643

Anne Hutchinson
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Story #10: Sir Henry Vane

1613-1662

Sir Henry Vane
00:00 / 15:59
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Story #11: Three Colonial Mothers

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Three Colonial Mothers
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Story #12: John Eliot

1604-1690

John Eliot
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Story #13: Peter Stuyvesant

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New York

1612-1672

Peter Stuyvesant
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Story #14: Lord Baltimore

Maryland

1612-1672

Lord Baltimore
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Story #15: William Penn

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Pennsylvania

1644-1718

William Penn
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Story #16: James Edward Oglethorpe

Georgia

1696-1785

James Edward Oglethorpe
00:00 / 13:26
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Story #17: The Acadian Expulsion

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The 'Cajuns' in Louisiana

1764

The Acadian Expulsion
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Story #18: How Slave Trade Began in America

How Slave Trade Began in America
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Story #19: John Woolman

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1720-1772

John Woolman
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Story #20: Benjamin Banneker

1731-1806

Benjamin Banneker
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Story #21: Phyllis Wheatley

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1753-1784

Phyllis Wheatley
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