North Carolina 1524-1776 by Matthew Cannavale
  

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North Carolina 1524-1776 by Matthew Cannavale

A Spanish conquistador hunts for gold. Colonists vanish from the Lost Colony of Roanoke. Pirates lurk among the many islands and inlets along the coast. Colonists and Native Americans battle fiercely in the Tuscarora War. The early history of North Carolina reads like the ultimate adventure novel, and the story accelerates when thousands of Scotch-Irish and German immigrants flock to the colony, making it the fourth largest on the eve of the American Revolution.
Readers of this dramatic history will also relish episodes such as the bloody showdown at Alamance Creek, the Edenton Tea Party, and the Battle at Moore's Creek Bridge--all important markers along the road to statehood and victory in the war for American independence.

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Format

Hardback
112 pages

Author

Matthew Cannavale
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Publisher

National Geographic Society

Publication date

31st May 2007

ISBN

9781426300332


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