Short Stories from American History

by Albert F. Blaisdell

Description:  From the arrival of the Mayflower at Plymouth Rock through the War of 1812, Short Stories from American History imaginatively chronicles acts of heroism and ingenuity performed by patriotic men, children, and especially those performed by women. These vignettes depict scenes of valor from the Revolutionary war, both friendly and fraught encounters between the Pilgrims and Natives, and other moments of great historical import. Here the reader is given a glimpse of the many difficulties that early settlers faced and all that they did to meet them courageously.

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Ages:  8-10
Format:  Ebook
Illustrations:  Black and white
Year published:  2016
ISBN:  978-1-63334-572-0
Genres:  American History

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Table of Contents

1. Searching for a New Home
2. On the Plymouth Shore
3. The First Thanksgiving
4. Alone in the Woods
5. Catherine, the Ojibway Girl
6. A Wild Night in Boston Town
7. Sergeant William Jasper
8. The Boston Tea Party
9. How Lydia Darrah Served Her Country
10. The Bravery of Elizabeth Zane

11. Turn About Is Fair Play
12. The Patriots of "Liberty Hall"
13. Put to Flight by Friends
14. Voyaging in the Wilderness
15. How Water Was Brought to the Fort
16. The Home of Washington
17. "The American Army of Two"
18. The Young Creole's Warning
19. Our Nation's Flag

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