Thursday, October 5, 2017

Colonial American History Stories - 1654 - 1753

Colonial American History Stories - 1665 – 1753 contains almost 300 history stories presented in a timeline that begins in 1655 with the performance of the first documented play performed in British North America and ends with the switch from the Julian to the Gregorian Calendar in 1752. The historical events include both famous ones as well as many little known, forgotten stories that the mists time have obscured. These reader friendly  stories include:
September 27, 1540 - Society of Jesus (Jesuits) Founded By Ignatius Loyola
December 19, 1675 - The Great Swamp Fight
September 19, 1676 - Bacon's Rebellion - Bacon Burns Jamestown
April 18, 1689 - 1689 Boston Revolt
February 29, 1692 - Sarah Good, Sarah Osborne and Tituba Accused Of Witchcraft in Salem, Massachusetts
May 22, 1718 - Edward Teach - Blackbeard - Begins Blockade of Charlestown.
November 02, 1734 - Daniel Boone Born
December 08, 1741 - Vitus Bering Died
December 23, 1750 - Ben Franklin Attempts to Electrocute a Turkey
December 31, 1752 – Julian/Gregorian Calendar Switch Complete