Poems of American History, The Colonial Era


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A History through Poetry of the exploration and settling of North American by Europeans. Beginning with Leif Erikson, and continuing through the Age of Exploration to the colonies of Virginia and New Amsterdam, including the arrival of the Puritans, the life of Pocahontas, the persecution of the Quakers, and the horror of the Salem Witch Trials, with works by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, John Greenleaf Whittier, Edward Everett Hale, Benjamin Franklin, William Wordsworth, Julia Ward Howe, and many, many more. This is the first of 5 volumes that cover American History through poetry from the Vikings to WWI. - Summary by Ed Humpal

Cast List (The Proclamation) Cole: DomBomadil
Merry: Adele de Pignerolles
Kempthorn: Michele Fry
Marshal: Douglas Taylor
Upsall: Eileen Tipping
Christison: Ed Humpal
Narrator: Esther ben Simonides
Editor: Adele de Pignerolles

Cast List (The Trial): Hathorn: Ed Humpal
Martha: SeekWisdom
Mary: Beth Thomas
Corey: Douglas Taylor
Gloyd: Joseph Tabler
Narrator, Editor: Adele de Pignerolles
(8 hr 40 min)

Chapters

Introduction 8:50 Read by Ed Humpal
Chapter I, The Discovery of America, Part 1 22:37 Read by Douglas Taylor
Ch 1, The Discovery of America, Part 2 7:51 Read by Greg Giordano
Ch 1, The Discovery of America, Part 3 11:47 Read by Esther ben Simonides
Ch 1, The Discovery of America, Part 4 19:49 Read by Adele de Pignerolles
Ch 1, The Discovery of America, Part 5 9:33 Read by Greg Giordano
Ch 2, In the Wake of Columbus, Part 1 14:04 Read by SionedV
Ch 2, In the Wake of Columbus, Part 2 14:34 Read by SionedV
Ch 2, In the Wake of Columbus, Part 3 30:15 Read by malcster
Ch 2, In the Wake of Columbus, Part 4 8:34 Read by Lois Beachy Yoder
Ch 3, The Settlement of Virginia, Part 1 11:13 Read by Esther ben Simonides
Ch 3, The Settlement of Virginia, Part 2 10:53 Read by Esther ben Simonides
Ch 3, The Settlement of Virginia, Part 3 7:22 Read by Lois Beachy Yoder
Ch 3, The Settlement of Virginia, Part 4 18:14 Read by Greg Giordano
Ch 3, The Settlement of Virginia, Part 5 9:31 Read by Greg Giordano
Ch 4, The Dutch at New Amsterdam, Part 1 8:12 Read by Ann Boulais
Ch 4, The Dutch at New Amsterdam, Part 2 16:27 Read by Ann Boulais
Ch 5, The Settlement of New England, Part 1 15:47 Read by Larry Wilson
Ch 5, The Settlement of New England, Part 2 10:51 Read by Larry Wilson
Ch 5, The Settlement of New England, Part 3 11:21 Read by Larry Wilson
Ch 5, The Settlement of New England, Part 4 15:34 Read by Larry Wilson
Ch 5, The Settlement of New England, Part 5 10:47 Read by Larry Wilson
Ch 6, Religious Persecution in New England, Part 1 10:08 Read by Lucretia B.
Ch 6, Religious Persecution in New England, Part 2 16:59 Read by Lucretia B.
Ch 6, Religious Persecution in New England, Part 3 6:18 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Ch 6, Religious Persecution in New England, Part 4 28:02 Read by Lucretia B.
Ch 7, King Phillip's War and the Witchcraft Delusion, Part 1 10:57 Read by Chris Pyle
Ch 7, King Phillip's War and the Witchcraft Delusion, Part 2 10:36 Read by Chris Pyle
Ch 7, King Phillip's War and the Witchcraft Delusion, Part 3 5:05 Read by Chris Pyle
Ch 7, King Phillip's War and the Witchcraft Delusion, Part 4 7:17 Read by Chris Pyle
Ch 7, King Phillip's War and the Witchcraft Delusion, Part 5 12:43 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Ch 7, King Phillip's War and the Witchcraft Delusion, Part 6 10:30 Read by Ann Boulais
Ch 8, The Struggle for the Continent, Part 1 6:53 Read by David Allen
Ch 8, The Struggle for the Continent, Part 2 17:03 Read by Ed Humpal
Ch 8, The Struggle for the Continent, Part 3 11:06 Read by Ed Humpal
Ch 8, The Struggle for the Continent, Part 4 6:06 Read by Ed Humpal
Chapter 8, The Struggle for the Continent, Part 5 14:28 Read by Ed Humpal
Ch 8, The Struggle for the Continent, Part 6 20:00 Read by Joseph Tabler
Ch 8, The Struggle for the Continent, Part 7 13:57 Read by Greg Giordano
Ch 8, The Struggle for the Continent, Part 8 8:15 Read by Greg Giordano
Ch 8, The Struggle for the Continent, Part 9 9:53 Read by Eileen Tipping