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Publications for Teachers

Calloway, Colin, ed. Dawnland Encounters: Indians and Europeans in Northern New England. Hanover and London: University Press of New England, 1991.

North Country Captives: Selected Narratives of Indian Captivity From Vermont and New Hampshire. University Press of New England, 1992.

Carroll, Joy. Wolfe & Montcalm: Their Lives, Their Times, and the Fate of a Continent. Firefly Books, 2004.

Gipson, Lawrence Henry. “The American Revolution as an Aftermath of the Great War for the Empire, 1754-1763” and other Essays in American Colonial History. New York: Academy of Political Science, 1950.

Nester, William, R. The Great Frontier War: Britain, France, and the Imperial Struggle for North America, 1607-1755. Westport, CT and London: Praeger, 2000.

Putnam, Hamilton, S. Country on Fire: Israel Putnam and Colonial Struggle for Survival, 1755-1765. Published by Hamilton Putnam, Concord, NH. Printed by the Village Press, Inc. 1974.

Publications For Students

Buckey, Sarah Masters. Enemy in the Fort. American Girl History Mysteries. Pleasant Company Publications, 2001.

  • 163 pages. Based on actual accounts this fictional story is set in 1754 New Hampshire at Fort No. 4. Deals with issues of frontier life, captivity “white Indians”. Section at the end provides historical information. For ages 10 and up.

Cobblestone. “Contest for Empire: the French and Indian War” September 2005, Vol. 26, No. 6.

  • Entire issue devoted to the event. Includes a timeline, map, biographies and other articles

Hakim, Joy From Colonies to Country: 1735-1791. New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2003.

  • 216 pages. Nice resource for students. Colorful illustrations; lots of maps, images

Maestro, Betsy and Giulio. Struggle for a Continent: The French and Indian Wars: 1689-1763. HarperCollins Publishers, 2000.

  • 48 pages. Great middle level or lower text. Colorful illustrations, maps. However, provides more of an overview. Nothing on NH, focus more on Ohio Valley and major places, events. Good additional information in the back with listing of major concepts, terms, and people

Osborne, Mary Pope. Standing in the Light: The Captive Diary of Catharine Carey Logan. Dear America Series. New York: Scholastic, Inc.,1998

Quasha, Jennifer. Robert Rogers: Rogers’ Rangers and the French and Indian War. New York: Rosen Publishing Group’s PowerPlus Books, 2002.

  • 112 pages. Good middle level text (or even lower). Good images and maps. Thorough telling of his story from birth to legacy. Glossary and timeline and resources (books, websites, bibliography) in the back. Also includes Rogers’ Rules of Ranging.


A World On Fire: The French and Indian War, 1754-1763. Teacher Education Kit, Grades 4-6

Online Resources

New Hampshire



Time Lines

The History Place: 1700s timeline of colonial America

Primary Sources

Avalon Project: hundreds of digital documents relevant to the fields of law, history, economics, politics, diplomacy and government

Curriculum ideas and resources

French and Indian War Commemoration 250th

Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators

  • school.discovery.com/schrockguide
    Categorized list of sites useful for enhancing curriculum and professional growth. It is updated often to include the best sites for teaching and learning.

History Matters

  • historymatters.gmu.edu
    Designed for high school and college teachers and students, History Matters serves as a gateway to web resources and offers other useful materials for teaching U.S. history.

American Experience

The War That Made America

French and Indian War 250

  • www.frenchandindianwar250.org
    Links to historic sites and events commemorating the 250th anniversary of the French and Indian War; history of the French and Indian War; bibliographies; teaching materials; and other resources.

Native Culture Links

Seven Years War

Interactive Sites for Students

Virtual Jamestown

  • www.virtualjamestown.org
    The Virtual Jamestown Archive is a digital research, teaching and learning project that explores the legacies of the Jamestown settlement and "the Virginia experiment."


  • www.thinkquest.org
    ThinkQuest is all about students thinking and learning together. Students work in teams to create the best educational websites and compete for exciting prizes.

Interactive Geography

Analyzing a picture online

Do History

Online Encyclopedias

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