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The European struggle to settle North America : colonizing attempts by England, France and Spain, 1521-1608 /

Margaret F. Pickett and Dwayne W. Pickett.

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Main Author: Pickett, Margaret F.
Other Names: Pickett, Dwayne W.,
Published: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., 2011.
Topics: HISTORY - Americas (North, Central, South, West Indies) | HISTORY.
Regions: Europe - Colonies - America - History. | North America - Discovery and exploration - European. | North America - Colonization. | Great Britain - Colonies - America. | France - Colonies - America. | Spain - Colonies - America. | Jamestown (Va.) - History. | Québec (Province) - History. | Saint Augustine (Fla.) - History. | America. | Florida - Saint Augustine. | North America. | Québec. | Virginia - Jamestown.
Genres: History.
Online Access: Connect to eBook (Available to people from CARLI member institutions.)
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Physical Description: 1 online resource (ix, 253 pages)
Includes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN: 9780786462216 (electronic bk.)
0786462213 (electronic bk.)

Summary: "This history of early European colonial efforts in North America examines why three colonies--St. Augustine, Jamestown and Québec--succeeded where many failed. Chapters cover Columbus' exploration and the Treaty of Tordesillas; other Spanish explorers and settlements in the New World; French attempts at settlement; early English settlements; failed settlements; and studies of the three colonies that survived"--Provided by publisher.
Other Names: Pickett, Dwayne W., 1966-

More Details for: The European struggle to settle North Am