Prologue: Origins

  • William Woodruff


For those of us who look upon the world with western eyes, America’s story begins with Columbus’s discovery in 1492. Many years would pass before Europe conceded the existence of a continent that would radically alter its life.


North America Seventeenth Century Early Settler Religious Zeal Imperial Government 
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  • William Woodruff
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  1. 1.University of FloridaUSA

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