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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

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