Early American Colonial History Timeline Infographic
Beginning in the 16th century, settlers from many European countries came to North America, including: Finland, Germany, Holland (the Netherlands), Ireland
Infographic: The Louisiana Purchase - Kids Discover
What is now regarded as one of the greatest real estate deals in history, the Louisiana Purchase occurred in 1803. Lead by Thomas Jefferson, the 3rd President of the United
Places of the Underground Railroad: A Geographical Guide
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Colonial America for kids ***
Check out this site for facts and information about Colonial America. Important events, history, people, dates and years of Colonial America. Facts and information about the 13 colonies the Colonial America
How 102 Pilgrims crammed inside the Mayflower a year before their first Thanksgiving
The conditions seem inhumane by today’s standards, but the Mayflower was the Pilgrims’ only means of transportation to a better life in the New Land
One of the earliest government documents in what would become the United States over 150 years later. This plaque is a part of the Pilgrim Monument in Provincetown, Massachusetts and is the site where the compact was written and signed. Many prominent (and not so prominent) Americans trace their ancestry to the folks on the Mayflower. My grandparents came over on a much later, less noted and far more seaworthy ship.
Declaration of Independence: The 56 Patriots who put it all on the line for FREEDOM
Today when we talk about Patriotism, a lot of people fail to understand what that actually means. But on this day in 1776, 56 brave men put their lives on the line when they signed their names to an enlarged copy of the Declaration of Independence.
Population Density Of The 13 American Colonies In 1775
Map, courtesy of U.S. Military Academy via AwesomeStories The map above shows the population density of the original thirteen American colonies, the year before they declared independence. Even back then, what would become the Boston–Washington Corridor was clearly evident. While the map maker...
John Tilley Sr. (1571-1621) - Find A Grave...
John Tilley was a passenger on the Mayflower. He died in the first winter. John Tilley married Joan Hurst Sept 20, 1596 in England. Joan Hurst was the daughter of William and Rose Hurst. Joan had been married firstly to a Mr. Curtis and had a daughter, Joan, who was a step-daughter of John Tilley. John and Joan Tilley...