Entertainment / Literature / Colonial Period: American and British historians use this term somewhat differently. American scholars usually use the term 'colonial period' to refer to the years in the American colonies before the American Revolution against the British Monarchy--usually dating it from 1607 (when Jamestown was founded) to 1787 (when Congress ratified the Federal Constitution). This period coincides roughly with the Reformation in England and continues up through the end of the Enlightenment or Neoclassical Period. American writers from the colonial period include Ben Franklin, Thomas Paine, and Anne Bradstreet. See also Neoclassic.
Period Noun Synonyms: interval, time, term, span, duration, spell, space, stretch, while, patch
Entertainment / Literature / Colonialism: The term refers broadly and generally to the habit of powerful civilizations to 'colonize' less powerful ones. On the obvious level, this process can take the form of a literal geographic occupation, MORE
Health / Fitness / Periodization: A method of organizing a strength training workout program into several periods, each lasting about four weeks. Each phase has a different emphasis. MORE