After the Fact: The Art of Historical Detection Setting & Symbolism

Jams Wst Davidson
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Virginia Colony

This is an agricultural colony founded in the early 1600s what is now the state of Virginia. The colony was intended as a commercial venture, but struggled under an economy that encouraged cash crop production to the exclusion of food production.

Salem Village

This is a village in the Massachusetts Colony where several witch trials were held in the late 1700s after a group of adolescent girls began displaying unusual behavior and accused other villagers of using witchcraft to torment them.

Second Continental Congress

This is the meeting of colonial representatives in 1776 in Philadelphia where the Declaration of Independence was adopted.

Declaration of Independence

This is the document adopted by the Second Continental Congress formally declaring colonial independence from England. It was written largely by Thomas Jefferson

Tennessee

This is the southern frontier territory where Andrew Jackson practiced as a lawyer and sometimes speculated in land...

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