The late seventeenth century in America was important as an era of transition from rough settlement to established provincial life. It was a time when social, political, and economic problems caused strains that led to religious doubt, personal anxiety, riot, and one of the worst rebellions in the colonies. New York's situation was further complicated by a series of political changes and a unique bicultural population.
Originally published in 1977.
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Published January 1, 1977
by The University of North Carolina Press.
History, Political & Social Sciences.