Colonial Women: 23 Europeans Who Helped Build a Nation

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This is a book of biographies of 23 European women who were among the earliest arrivals in Colonial America. They came to found their homes in a wilderness or to carry out the work of their religious denomination. Most never got to return to visit their childhood homes or relatives, performing hard work daily the rest of their lives. Eliza Lucas Pinckney and others came looking for financial gain; some such as Ann Lee came to escape religious persecution; a few such as Margaret Brent came looking for adventure. Also ...

Colonial Women: 23 Europeans Who Helped Build a Nation 1999, McFarland & Company, Jefferson

ISBN-13: 9780786406647

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