New YorkBook - 2005
New York describes life in the early colony, including such details as the importance of the fur trade, wars instrumental to New York's development, the discrimination suffered by various peoples under Peter Stuyvesant, and early explorers of the area such as Henry Hudson and Samuel de Champlain. Readers will also learn about post-Revolution New York, including the continued presence of slavery and New York City's designation as the capital of the new country.
Publisher: New York : Facts On File, c2005
Characteristics: xiii, 146 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
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