From Colonies to Country by Joy Hakim audiobook

From Colonies to Country: Book 3 (1735-1791)

By Joy Hakim
Read by Christina Moore

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The History of US Series: Book 3

6.72 Hours 1
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How did compliant colonials with strong ties to Europe get the notion to become an independent nations? Perhaps the seeds of liberty were planted in the 1735 historic courtroom battle for the freedom of the press. Or maybe the French and Indian War did it, when colonists were called "Americans" for the first time by the English, and the great English army proved itself no so formidable after all. But for sure when King George III started levying some heavy-handed taxes on the colonies, the break from the motherland was imminent. With such enthralling characters as George Washington, Sam Adams, Patrick Henry, Eliza Pinckney, and Alexander Hamilton, From Colonies to Country is an amazing story of a nation-making transformation. - from the audiobook cover

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How did compliant colonials with strong ties to Europe get the notion to become an independent nations? Perhaps the seeds of liberty were planted in the 1735 historic courtroom battle for the freedom of the press. Or maybe the French and Indian War did it, when colonists were called "Americans" for the first time by the English, and the great English army proved itself no so formidable after all. But for sure when King George III started levying some heavy-handed taxes on the colonies, the break from the motherland was imminent. With such enthralling characters as George Washington, Sam Adams, Patrick Henry, Eliza Pinckney, and Alexander Hamilton, From Colonies to Country is an amazing story of a nation-making transformation. - from the audiobook cover

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“The liveliest, most realistic, most well-received American history series ever written for children.” Los Angeles Times

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Author Bio: Joy Hakim

Author Bio: Joy Hakim

Joy Hakim, a former teacher, editor, and writer won the prestigious James Michener Prize for her series, A History of US, which has sold over four million copies nationwide. A graduate of Smith College and Goucher College she spent years teaching students from elementary school up to the college level.

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Available Formats : CD
Category: Nonfiction/History
Runtime: 6.72
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English