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By Richard Shenkman

In the end in paperback, Richard Shenkman's bestselling sequel to Legends, Lies & adored Myths of yankee History. Provocative and amusingly heretical, "I Love Paul Revere, no matter if He Rode or Not" (a quote attributed to Warren Harding) bargains eye-opening revelations debunking long-held American legends.

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1991). See also, generally, Barbara Young Welke, Law and the Borders of Belonging in the Long Nineteenth-Century United States (Cambridge and New York, 2010). 43 Awakening from John Smith’s Dream Here, as in much of what follows, I have used the words “labor” and “work” more or less as synonyms. And indeed, as Hannah Arendt remarked more than half a century ago, “there is hardly anything in either the pre-modern tradition of political thought or in the large body of modern labor theories” to warrant drawing a distinction between them.

Government Printing Office, 1909), III, 1828–9. Alberico Gentili, De Iure Belli Libri Tres , John C. Rolfe, trans. (Oxford, 1933), 80. ” Winthrop Papers (Massachusetts Historical Society, 1931), II (1623–30), 141. The observation had originated in the Reverend John White’s “General Observations” to the same end (id. at 113). In his The Planters Plea. ” Both Gentili and the law of vacant places are discussed in detail in Chapters 3 and 4. 1). See alsoHistorical Statistics of the United States, Earliest Times to the Present: Millennial Edition (Cambridge and 24 Manning, Planting, Keeping Continuous population increase meant constant pressure on available resources, particularly land.

Indigenous groups and confederations – Algonquians on the coast, Iroquois to the north and west – were strong and plentiful . European settlement was begun in the 1630s by the Dutch in the Hudson and Delaware Valleys, and also included Swedish-founded settlements in the Delaware Valley and some English settlements on Long Island. 19 By 1660, the European population stood between 4,000 and 5,000, mostly concentrated in the Dutch settlements and supplemented by about 600 Africans. A more rapid influx began in the 1670s, after the English took control of New Amsterdam and New Netherland, and after the creation of English proprietary colonies on both sides of the Delaware River.

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