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The Royal Colony of New Jersey

Grades 5 through 8
Books, Articles and Teachers Guides

Teachers Guide: New Jersey Legacy
Program Three, Royal Rule and Religious Revival
David S. Cohen. Trenton: New Jersey Network and the New Jersey Historical Commission, 1993

Audio and Video

Royal Rule and Religious Revival
A 30-minute television documentary about New Jersey in the early eighteenth century. A co-production of New Jersey Network and the New Jersey Historical Commission, 1993

Grades 9 through 12
Books, Articles and Teachers Guides

"Lord Cornbury"
In The Governors of New Jersey, 1664-1974: Biographical Essays.
Edited by Paul A. Stellhorn and Michael J. Birkner
Edward J. Cody, Trenton: New Jersey Historical Commission, 1982 (online publication), pp. 36-38.

"Colonial Development"
(Proprietary Rule, Royal Colony, State, Ratification of U.S. Constitution)
pp. 9-29. In Reshaping New Jersey: A History of Its Government and Politics
Stanley N. Worton. New Jersey History Series. Trenton: New Jersey Historical Commission, 1997.

"The Royal Province, 1703-1763"
(Provincial Government, Factions and Politics, Facing the Issues)
pp. 58-79. In New Jersey From Colony to State, 1609-1789
Richard P. McCormick. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1964.

"Lewis Morris"
In The Governors of New Jersey, 1664-1974: Biographical Essays.
Edited by Paul A. Stellhorn and Michael J. Birkner.
Eugene Sheridan, Trenton: New Jersey Historical Commission, 1982 (online publication), pp. 54-58.

Teachers Guide: New Jersey Legacy
Program Three, Royal Rule and Religious Revival
David S. Cohen. Trenton: New Jersey Network and the New Jersey Historical Commission, 1993.

"A History of the Horseneck Riots"
Caldwell Bicentennial Committee, 1976.
Max K. Vorwerk, (online article). http://www.rootsweb.com/~genepool/njriots.htm

Audio and Video

Royal Rule and Religious Revival
A 30-minute television documentary about New Jersey in the early eighteenth century, a co-production of New Jersey Network and the New Jersey Historical Commission, 1993

Land Riots (Online Video Clip)
www.nj-history.org
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Select: "American Revolution"
Select: "Antecedents"
Select: "Videos - Land Riots"

Documents

Teachers Guide: New Jersey Legacy
Program Three, Royal Rule and Religious Revival
Patricia Matuszewski, David S. Cohen, and Howard L. Green. Trenton: New Jersey Network and the New Jersey Historical Commission, 1993.
Historical Documents Relating to the Portrait of Lord Cornbury, p. 39
Two Land Riot Documents, p. 40

Words That Make New Jersey History
Edited by Howard L. Green. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1995.
Queen Anne's Instruction to Lord Cornbury, 1702, pp. 20-22.
The Land Riots of 1746, pp. 35-38

Visuals

Teachers Guide: New Jersey Legacy
Program Three, Royal Rule and Religious Revival
by Patricia Matuszewski, David S. Cohen, and Howard L. Green
Trenton: New Jersey Network and the New Jersey Historical Commission, 1993
Portrait of Lord Cornbury, p. 38

Online Lectures

Brendan McConville, The social origins of the revolution in New Jersey
www.nj-history.org
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Select: "American Revolution"
Select: "Antecedents"
Select: "Online Lecture-Brendan McConville"

Sheila Skemp, " A Choice of Loyalties: Governor Willliam Franklin and the American Revolution
www.nj-history.org
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Select: "American Revolution"
Select: "The Governors"
Select: "Online Lectures-Shelia Skemp"

Internet Sites

New Jersey History Partnership Project
www.nj-history.org
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