Sample Chapter – July 10, 1754, – Albany Plan of Union Adopted

Albany Plan of Union
When Benjamin Franklin learned that colonial leaders planned a Congress in Albany, New York in 1754 to plan united action on several issues he printed the cartoon “Join or Die,” in his newspaper. The cartoon appeared in The Pennsylvania Gazette and featured a dead snake cut into thirteen pieces, the implication being that the colonies, like a snake cut into pieces, would perish if they remained disunited. Continue reading Sample Chapter – July 10, 1754, – Albany Plan of Union Adopted

Podcast – Episode 6 – Christopher Columbus Sets Sail On His First Voyage

Christopher Columbus Sets Sail On His First Voyage
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Episode 6
In this episode, Christopher Columbus has completed preparations for his historic voyage. The episode briefly describes the sailors that took part in the voyage and the ships, Santa Maria, Nina and Pinta. Continue reading Podcast – Episode 6 – Christopher Columbus Sets Sail On His First Voyage