From The Establishment Of The First Permanent English Colony At Jamestown In To The Fall Of Richmond In , The James River Has Been Instrumental In The Formation Of Modern America It Was Along The James That British And Native American Cultures Collided And, In A Twisted Paradox, The Seeds Of Democracy And Slavery Were Sown Side By Side The Culture Crafted By Virginia S Learned Aristocrats, Merchants, Farmers, And Frontiersmen Gave Voice To The Cause Of The American Revolution And Provided A Vision For The Fledgling Independent Nation S Future Over The Course Of The United States First Century, The James River Bore Witness To The Irreconcilable Contradiction Of A Slave Holding Nation Dedicated To Liberty And Equality For All When That Intractable Conflict Ignited Civil War, The James River Served As A Critical Backdrop For The Bloodiest Conflict In US History As He Guides Readers Through This Exciting Historical Narrative, Deans Gives Life To A Dynamic Cast Of Characters Including The Familiar Powhatan, John Smith, Patrick Henry, Thomas Jefferson, Benedict Arnold, And Robert E Lee, As Well As Those Who Have Largely Escaped Historical Notoriety The River Where America Began Takes Readers On A Journey Along The James River From The Earliest Days Of Civilization Nearly , Years Ago Through The Troubled English Settlement At Jamestown And Finishes With Lincoln S Tour Of The Defeated Capital Of Richmond In Deans Traces The Historical Course Of A River Whose Contributions To American Life Are Both Immeasurable And Unique This Innovative History Invites Us All To Look Into These Restless Waters In A Way That Connects Us To Our Past And Reminds Us Of Who We Are As Americans
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- 319 pages
- The River Where America Began: A Journey Along the James
- Bob Deans
- 26 February 2019 Bob Deans