In 1756 New York state was still a British colony and the French and Indians were still a threat to those living there. This story is the tale of a young man's challenges when left home to protect his family.
Grade Range: 5-12
Resource Type(s): Artifacts, Primary Sources
Date Posted: 12/9/2010
Enlistment paper of John Edwards in His Majesty's Provincial Service, 1760.
United States History Standards (Grades 5-12)
World History Standards (Grades 5-12)
2: How European society experienced political, economic, and cultural transformations in an age of global intercommunication, 1450-1750
3: How large territorial empires dominated much of Eurasia between the 16th and 18th centuries
4: Economic, political, and cultural interrelations among peoples of Africa, Europe, and the Americas, 1500-1750
5: Transformations in Asian societies in the era of European expansion
6: Major global trends from 1450-1770