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

  • Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co. 2011
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1 online resource (264 p.)
  • 1-282-98588-4
  • 9786612985881
  • 0-7864-6221-3
  • Description based upon print version of record.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • English
  • Description based on print version record.
  • Cover; Table of Contents; Authors' Note; Preface and Acknowledgments; Introduction; One. The Beginning; Two. Spanish Colonization Efforts; Three. French Colonization Efforts; Four. St. Augustine; Five. English Colonization Efforts; Six. Jamestown; Seven. Acadia; Eight. Québec; Nine. The Failed Settlements; Ten. The Three Settlements That Survived; Eleven. Conclusion; Chapter Notes; Bibliography; Index
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  • "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.