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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.

Author/creator Pickett, Margaret F.
Other author/creatorPickett, Dwayne W., 1966-
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoJefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2011.
Descriptionix, 253 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents The beginning -- Spanish colonization efforts -- French colonization efforts -- St. Augustine -- English colonization efforts -- Jamestown -- Acadia--the French return to Canada -- Québec -- The failed settlements -- The three settlements that survived -- Conclusion.
Abstract "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.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (p. 245-248) and index.
LCCN 2010049922
ISBN9780786459322 (softcover : alk. paper)
ISBN0786459328 (softcover : alk. paper)
Standard identifier# 3331572

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