Read 18 poems by Anne Bradstreet in their original form,
part of the Poetry Archives at http://www.emule.com/poetry/?terms=anne+bradstreet&page=search_results.
"What say you, are you guilty of witchcraft, of which you are suspected, or
not?" Read the verbatim transcripts of the 1692 Salem
witch trials in three volumes at http://etext.virginia.edu/salem/witchcraft/texts/transcripts.html.
See a real arrest warrant for witchcraft against Elizabeth Proctor and Sarah
Cloyce. Also, view trial examinations and evidence, a
sample death warrant, and petitions of accused witches
Check out the progress of the Jamestown Rediscovery Project at http://www.apva.org/finding/index.html.
Over 350,000 artifacts have been found, at least half
of which date back to the first years of the colony.
View pictures of the artifacts and maps illustrating the
Find laws written in 17th-century America regarding slavery, indentured
servants, and religion at http://jefferson.village.virginia.edu/vcdh/jamestown/laws.html.
Read state papers, including grants and commissions from Charles II to Virginia
colonists, at http://jefferson.village.virginia.edu/vcdh/jamestown/statepapers.html.
Read real copies of letters from John Rolfe, John Pory, Bartholomew Gosnold,
and Richard Frethorne at http://jefferson.village.virginia.edu/vcdh/jamestown/letter.html.
Find original images of Jamestown, including earthenware and an imprint of
the arrival of the English at http://jefferson.village.virginia.edu/vcdh/jamestown/gallery.html.
See original maps of Jamestown used by 17th-century colonists at
Look at the Mayflower documents of the 1620s. Link on the table of
contents to see the Mayflower Compact, the Peace Treaty with Massosoit, the Pierce Patent, and the Divisions of Land and Cattle. They provide a window into the struggles and values of colonial life at http://www.mayflowerhistory.com.