Shares of British America
Tobacco trade at Sh515 each and those of East African Breweries are Sh203 today.
For 13 years, until the arrival of the English Separatists known as the Pilgrims at Plymouth Rock in what is now in Massachusetts in 1620, Virginia was British America
. Yet, while almost every child has heard of the Mayflower that brought the Pilgrims, very few Americans can name any of the three ships that carried the 105 English settlers to Jamestown, Virginia, in 1607.
Tobacco and Mastermind Tobacco left the region earlier.
Overall, Du Rivage sees British America
as English in its culture and identity.
Shields's Oracles of Empire: Poetry, Politics, and Commerce in British America
, 1690-1750 (Chicago, 1990) and Eric Wertheimer's Imagined Empires (Cambridge, 1999).
Seven papers from a 2015 conference at the University of Utah discuss imperial peace and restraints in the Dutch-Iberian wars for Brazil 1624-54; tributary subjects and the negotiations of political subordination in Greater Virginia 1676-1730; violent restraint: keeping peace in British America
and India; peace, imperial war, and revolution in the 18th-century Atlantic world; nonviolence, positive peace, and American pre-revolutionary protest 1765-75; avoiding the fate of Haiti: negotiating peace in late-colonial Venezuela; and the lessons of Loo Choo: the historical visions of American peace reformers 1815-37.
However, it was the clues in the Upper Canada Land Petitions, submitted by Daniel, that provide a path to finding this elusive Highlander in British America
prior to the American Revolution.
The trust roadshows use the inspiration of Sir Ben Ainslie's British America
's Cup challenge to inspire primary and secondary school pupils into STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering and maths).
In fact, it can help scholars and students alike to avoid teleology and exceptionalism by reminding us that "there were more than thirteen colonies in eighteenth-century British America
" and that colonial American history therefore should not take as its endpoint the American Revolution (p.
Final Passages: The Intercolonial Slave Trade of British America
, 1619-1807, by Gregory E.
Thomas Jefferson's A Summary View of the Rights of British America
broke no new constitutional ground, but it self-consciously spoke "with that freedom of language and sentiment which becomes a free people claiming their rights, as derived from the laws of nature, and not as the gift of their chief magistrate: Let those flatter who fear; it is not an American art." For New York loyalist Samuel Seabury, such "real whig" rhetoric was belied by the naked and hypocritical usurpation of power by the Continental Congress.
Cultures and Identities in Colonial British America
. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.