THIRTEEN COLONIES & THE LOST COLONY (TM) Take a step back and discover the thirteen colonies of Colonial America. From European exploration through the American Revolution, witness the unique history and character of each colony. Trace the role of each colony in the American Revolution and that colony's impact on the formation of our Constitution. This primary source series includes transcribed colonial patents and charters, with an explanation for readers in contemporary language. Maps and portraits of notable colonists are also included. New Hampshire: Though troubled by violent border disputes with Massachusetts and bloody wars with Native American tribes, New Hampshire was settled by knowledgeable merchants and disgraced ministers. They quickly infused the colony with a spirit of rugged industriousness and defiant individualism, that persist to this day. This engaging book looks at the rise of that spirit as New Hampshire grew. " Format and pictures with content make it easy to read." - K Thompson, Lakewood M.S. Library.