First Published in 2015. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an Informa company.
Table of Contents
Chapter One: First to Reach America; The Peopling of the Americas; A Diversity of Cultures; Features:; Ancient Bones of Kennewick Man; Chapter Two: The Age of Exploration; Vikings in Vinland; Into Atlantic Waters; Spain Gambles on Columbus; Features:; The Saga of the First Sighting; Columbus Reports on His Voyage; Chapter Three: Colonies and Conquistadors; The First European Colonies; The Conquistadors; The Columbian Exchange; Features:; A Conquistador Remembers (journals); Chapter Four: Into North America; The Elusive Northwest Passage; The Quest Continues; First Footholds; Features:; Cabot's Discoveries; New England in California?; Chapter Five: Adventurers and Pilgrims; The Jamestown Colony; The Plymouth Colony; Colonists and Native Americans; Features:; Pocahontas: Fact or Fiction?; Chapter Six: New Netherland, New France, and New Spain; France Advances into the Interior; The Dutch Claim; The Spanish Borderlands; Features:; The Norse Return to America; A Survivor's Story (journal); Timeline; Glossary; Primary Source List; For More Information; Index.