Adrian Block and his companions on Manhattan Island buidling a vessel.

Boatbuilding on Manhattan Island

Adrian Block and his companions on Manhattan Island buidling a vessel.

The settlers are in a panic because the English army is close by.

Colonists Panic

The settlers are in a panic because the English army is close by.

An illustration of a Florida Cracker. Florida Cracker refers to the original colonial era American pioneer settlers of the State of Florida. The first Florida Crackers arrived in 1763 when Spain traded Florida to Great Britain. The British divided the territory into East Florida and West Florida, and began to aggressively recruit settlers to the area, offering free land and financial backing for export-oriented business.

Florida Cracker

An illustration of a Florida Cracker. Florida Cracker refers to the original colonial era American pioneer…

A group of Native Americans attacking a European settlement.

Native American Attack

A group of Native Americans attacking a European settlement.

Native Americans attacking the early settlers

Native Americans Attacking the Early Settlers

Native Americans attacking the early settlers

William Penn's arrival at his colony in Newcastle in November of 1682.

Penn's Arrival at Newcastle

William Penn's arrival at his colony in Newcastle in November of 1682.

Settler captured and raised by the Deleware Indians.

Frances Slocum (Ma-con-a-qua)

Settler captured and raised by the Deleware Indians.

John Smith, an early colonial settler and leader.

John Smith

John Smith, an early colonial settler and leader.

Showing a fight between settlers and Europeans in Rhode Island in 1675.

Swamp Fight

Showing a fight between settlers and Europeans in Rhode Island in 1675.

An illustration depicting the arrival of the Walloon settlers on Long Island.

Landing of the Walloons

An illustration depicting the arrival of the Walloon settlers on Long Island.

Singular warfare of the American Indians. Caption below illustration: "I no longer hesitated; I took my aim; discharged ,y piece; and the animal was instantly stretched before me with a groan, which I conceived to be that of a human creature. I went up to it, and judge my astonishment when I found I had killed an Indian."

American Indians Warfare

Singular warfare of the American Indians. Caption below illustration: "I no longer hesitated; I took…