The Shipwreck That Saved Jamestown

The Shipwreck That Saved Jamestown

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A freshly researched account of the dramatic rescue of the Jamestown

settlers

 

The English had long dreamed of colonizing America, especially after Sir Francis Drake brought home Spanish treasure and dramatic tales from his raids in the Caribbean. Ambitions of finding gold and planting a New World colony seemed within reach when in 1606 Thomas Smythe extended overseas trade with the launch of the Virginia Company. But from the beginning the American enterprise was… (more)

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Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (April 01, 2010)

Collection: Henry Holt and Co.

Format: EPUB

Protection: DRM

Language: English