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English Colonial Settlements that began the American Frontier

Europeans arrived in the Americas in the hopes of expanding their empires, and creating more international dominion. Although different European nations settled in North America, each country’s expansion took a different route. The American Frontier was the continual movement of the English colonial settlers westward. The first attempt made by the English to create a… Continue reading English Colonial Settlements that began the American Frontier

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George Washington – Later Life

No one during his early life would have assumed that George Washington would turn out to be not only one of the founding fathers of America but also the first president of the nation (who was unanimously re-elected for office a second time as well). With a relatively normal and simple childhood, Washington worked extra… Continue reading George Washington – Later Life

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Early Life of George Washington

George Washington is one of the founding fathers of the United States of America, and was the first president of the nation. He was a commander in the American Revolutionary War, and is known as ‘The Father of His Country.’ That being said, George Washington’s life events are debated upon by many historians and fans,… Continue reading Early Life of George Washington

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Daniel Boone: The Great Pioneer

Daniel Boone was born in November 1734 and died around 85 years later in September 26, 1820. But in the intervening time period, he made a name for himself that still resonates throughout American history. Boone the Pioneer He was an all-American woodsman, pioneer, explorer, and frontiersman. As a matter of fact, his many exploits along the… Continue reading Daniel Boone: The Great Pioneer