New York's European Explorers, 1st Edition

  • Daniel R. Faust
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  • ISBN-10: 1477772936
  • ISBN-13: 9781477772935
  • DDC: 974.7
  • Grade Level Range: 4th Grade - 7th Grade
  • 24 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released March 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015
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Founded on recent historical investigations, this exciting volume delves into the journeys of the first intrepid travelers who sailed across the ocean to explore unknown lands. Featured explorers include Henry Hudson, Jacques Cartier, Samuel de Champlain, and Giovanni da Verrazzano. Addresses which Native American peoples were encountered by early explorers.

Features and Benefits

  • Also included are valuable primary source documents and maps from this exciting period of New York's history.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: The First People of New York.
2: Explorers Look for New Lands.
3: Exploring North and South America.
4: Native Americans Meet European Explorers.
5: An Italian Explorer: Giovanni Da Verrazzano.
6: A French Explorer: Samuel De Champlain.
7: An English Explorer: Henry Hudson.
8: A Dutch Explorer: Adriaen Block.
9: New York's Many Riches.
10: After the Explorers Came the Colonists.
Primary Source List.