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Colonial Research Project: New York

The Unique Nature of Your Colony/State


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Pre-research sources cannot be cited in your bibliography but you should get an overview of your topic. This step will save you tons of time and keep you organized in your thinking.

TIP: For certain history subjects, timelines are often a good way to understand the big picture.

Books on New York Colony

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New York in the Colonial Era

Kitchen Scene:  Peter Wtewael, Dutch, 1596-1660

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Change and Continuity, Practice and Memory: Native American Persistence in Colonial New England

Memory of All Ancient Customs : Native American Diplomacy in the Colonial Hudson Valley