Charles Carleton Coffin
The settlement of North America was the beginning of a new era in human history. The oppressive laws, habits and customs of the Old World no longer held such power over those who had made the treacherous journey across the Atlantic. No reigning monarch or dictatorial power ever stepped onto the ground of North America. Yet, despite this, the men and women thirteen colonies of North America were still not free until they threw off the shackles of England's...