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ABBOTT, DR. C. C., 24. Adams, Mrs. John Quincy,
Abenaki Indians, their treaty,

377
179.

Adams and Liberty," song of,
Abercrombie, General James, 327
182.

Adams, Samuel, 243, 280, 291,
Abolition movement, 434, 443, 322.
444, 448, 450.

Adolphus, Gustavus, 157.
Abolition of slavery, 434.

“Adventurer," the word, 137.
Abolitionists, 452, 453, 461, African negroes, 435, 440.
466, 474, 500.

Aguinaldo, 607
Acadia, 179, 181.

Alabama, admitted as a State,
Act of Navigation, the, 210. 372; passed ordinance of
Adams, Abigail, quoted, 241, secession, 510.

243; also, 257, 300, 309, 324, Alaska purchased from Russia,
325, 330.

563
Adams, Charles Francis, 382, Alexander, William E., 395, 415.
569.

Alexander VI., Pope, bulls of,
Adams, John, his view of town- 73, 104.

meetings, 230; his election as Algerine pirates, 285.
President, 319; his character, Algonquins, the, 124.
323; his wife, 324; his cabinet, Aliaco, P. de, 53:
326; his policy towards France, Alien and Sedition laws, 328,
ibid.; his rupture with his 334
party, 328; his correspond-Allen, Ethan, 240.
ence with Mercy Warren, 335; Alligators, early descriptions of,
his old age, 342; also, 230, 86.
242, 243.

Allison, William B., 548.
Adams, John Quincy, quoted, Ambrister, R. C., 372, 418.

372, 382; vote for Missouri American Antislavery Society,
Compromise, 373; Presidency 448.
of, 385; internal improvements American Colonization Society,
recommended by, 397; the 443:
same accomplished, 398; en- | American flora, 209; finance,
tertainments of, 406; cir- 306; physique, 311; seamen
cumstances of his election, impressed, 347, 348; litera-
407, 418; his policy, 409; his ture, 398.
defeat, 410, 419; his want Americans, the first, I.
of popularity, 419; also, 411, Ames, Fisher, 288, 304, 378.
414, 421, 452, 459, 460. Amidas, Philip, 95.

4.

Anderson, Major, 514.

Bacourt, M., 404.
André, Major John, 279.

Bagot, Sir Charles, 377.
Andros, Governor Edmund, 176, Bahia, alleged column at, 42.
177, 207, 213, 214, 215.

Balboa. (See Nuñez, Vasco.)
Andros, Lady, 213.

Baltimore, Cecil, Lord, 156, 162,
Anghiera, P. M. d' (Peter 190.

Martyr), 54, 56, 66, 68, 80, Baltimore, George, Lord, 156.
82, 112.

Baltimore founded, 156; “hor-
Anna, Santa, President of rors of," 353.
Mexico, 459, 471.

Bancroft, George, 26, 43, 105,
Anne, Queen, 178.

218, 260.
Antietam, 522.

Bancroft, H. H.,
Anti-imperialists, 606.

Bandelier, A. F., 5, 8, 13.
Antiquitates Americana, 26, 41. Bank, United States, 334, 431,
Appomattox Court-House, Lee's

432, 443, 456, 462.
surrender at, 532.

Barclay, Robert, 198.
Arbuthnot, A., 371, 418. Barker, Jacob, 358.
Archer, W. S., 405.

Barlow, Arthur, 95, 378.
Architecture in colonies, 223. Barton, Mrs. (See Livingston,
Aristophanes, 186.

Cora.)
Aristotle's narrow sea, 53: Basque fishermen, 112.
Arkansas, seceded from Union, Beamish, C. C., 41.

516; reconstructed, 543. Beaujour, Chevalier de, 311.
Armistead, Colonel George, 358. Beauregard, General, 514, 515.
Army, Revolutionary, organiza- Becher, Captain, 59.

tion of, 246; condition of, 248; Belknap, Dr. Jeremy, quoted.
Washington's views of, 249; 182.
statistics of, 273, 280; drilled Bell, John, candidate for Presi-
by Steuben, 274; disbanded,

dent, 508.
280.

Bering Strait, width of, 22.
Arnold, Benedict, 42, 240, 251, Berkeley, Governor William,
279

171, 194.
Arnold, Matthew, 187.

Bernaldez, Andres, 115.
Arthur, Chester A., succeeds Bimini, island of, 69.

to the Presidency, 585. Bingham, Mrs., 309.
Ashburton treaty, 463.

Bingham, William, 406.
Asher, Dr., 82.

Birkbeck, Captain Morris, 393.
Ashley, James A., 557.

Birney, James G., candidate
Asiatics in America, 21.

for Presidency, 453, 466.
Astor, John Jacob, 334.

“Black Sally,” 331.
Atlanta, General Sherman at, Blaine, James G., in Congress,
529.

548; as Speaker of the House,
Atlantic cable laid, 580.

574; candidate for Presidency,
Australian, or secret, ballot, 587; declined a second nomi-
594.

nation, 591.
Avalon, colony of, 156. Blair, Jr., General Francis P.,
Aztecs, 2, 4, 16, 18, 22, 60. candidate for Vice-president,

562.
Baccalaos, the, 81, 112.

Bland act," 582.
Bache, Mrs. B. F., 406.

Bland, Richard P., 582.
Bacon, Lord, 83.

Blaxton, William, 195.
Bacon, Nathaniel, Jr., 171. Block, Adrian, 144.

Bombazen, an Indian chief, 166. for Presidency, 501; his elec-
Bonaparte, Napoleon, his de- tion, 502; helpless in hands of
crees, 339, 347; Federalist ser-

slavery advocates, 507.
mon against, 351; also, 360, Bull Run, 515, 522.
563.

Bumstead, Jeremiah, 166, 167.
Boone, Daniel, 402.

Bunker Hill, battle of, 245, 246.
Boston, settlement of, 153;| Burchard, Rev. Mr., 587.
evacuation of, 250.

Burgoyne, General John, 243,
Bourbourg, Brasseur de, 17. 273, 274.
Boutwell, George S., 548. Burke, Edmund, 276, 291, 322.
Bowdoin, Governor James, 300. Burns, Anthony, trial of, 487.
Bowling-alley built by a clergy- Burnside, General, 522.
man, 188.

Burr, Aaron, 329, 339.
Braddock, General Edward, 181. Burras, Anne, 140.
Bradford, Governor William, Butler, General Benjamin F.,
145, 148, 151, 187.

523, 558.
Bradley, Judge Joseph P., 576. Butler, Senator, 499.
Bradley, Thomas, 80.

Buttrick, Major, 236.
Bradstreet, Governor Simon,
183, 214.

Cabeça de Vaca. (See Nuñez,
Bragg, General Braxton, 520, Alvar.)
521, 528.

Cabinet of Washington, 300.
Brazil, 74.

Cabot, George, 352.
Brebeuf, Père, 117.

Cabot, J. E., 46.
Breck, Samuel, quoted, 405, Cabot, John, 75, 78, 80, 81.
406, 414.

Cabot, Sebastian, 75, 78, 80, 81,
Breckinridge, John C., candi- 82.

date for Vice-president, 501; Cabot, Zuan (John), 79.
his election, 502; candidate Cabots, the, 76, 100, 112.
for President, 508.

Cacafuego, the, captured by
Breedon, Captain Thomas, 210. Drake, 91.
Brehan, Madame de, 299, 300. Calhoun, John C., his opinions,
Breton fishermen, the, 83, 113. 377, 382; Vice-president, 404,
Brewster, Elder William, 151, 420, 427, 428; quoted, 429;
187.

great speech of, 479; death
Brissot de Warville, J. P., 300. of, 480.
Bristow, Benjamin H., 574.

Calhoun, Miss, 404.
British, plans of, in Revolu- Calhoun, Mrs., 427.
tionary War, 273.

California, visited by Drake, 93;
British yoke, the, 209.

ceded to the United States,
Bromfield, Henry, 332.

473; discovery of gold in, 477;
Brooks, C. W.,

admitted into the Union, 479.
Brooks, Rev. C. T., 42.

Calvert, George (Lord Balti-
Brown, John, led attack on more), 156.

Harper's Ferry, 505; hanged, Calvert, Governor Leonard, 156.
506.

Cambridge, Mass., settled, 152;
Browne, Sir Thomas, 219. “Tory Row" in, 228.
Bryan, William J., nominated Canada, derivation of word,
for President, 602, 609.

107; attacks on, 178; surren-
Bryant, W. C., 182, 380.

der of, by France, 183, 231; in-
Buccaneers, 88, 96, 100.

fluence of this surrender, 219;
Buchanan, James, candidate

invasions of, 251, 372.

21.

Canals, introduction of, 401. Chatham, Earl of, 221, 276.
Candidates, nomination of, 409. Chesapeake, the, 339.
Canning, George, 322, 382. Chesterton, England, mill at,
Carleton, Sir Guy, 279.

42.
Carlyle, Thomas, quoted, 144. Chicago, Ill., 369, 393, 395.
Carolina, settlement of, 204; ; Chichen Itza, 20.

division of, 205; introduction Chickamauga Creek, 528.
of slavery in, 435.

Choate, Rufus, 483.
Carr, Lucien, 168.

Choiseul, Duc de, 231.
Carroll, Mr., 357.

Cholula, pyramid of, 13.
Carter, James, 8o.

Chopunish Indians, 11
Carthagena captured by Drake, Christiana, Del., foundation of,
97.

157:
Cartier, J., 105, 107, 108, 113: Christina, Queen, 157.
123

Christopher, St., 56.
Cartwright, Colonel Thomas, Church, Captain Benjamin, 165,
210, 211.

170.
Carver, Jonathan, 151.

Churubusco, battle of, 472.
Cass, Lewis, 474, 475.

Cicero, 188.
Castin, St., 175.

Cincinnati, O., 369.
Cathay, 107;

Circleville, O., 15.
Catholic and Huguenot clergy, Circumnavigation of globe by
113

Drake, 94; by Cavendish, 99.
Cavendish, Thomas, 99.

Civil offices, tenure of service in,
Centennial Exhibition, 580. 381; appointments to, 421;
Cerro Gordo, 472.

also, 307, 308, 334, 409.
Cervera, Admiral, 605.

Civil Rights bill, 558.
Chambersburg burned, 528. Civil service commission, 568,
Champigny, M., 176.

586.
Champlain, Samuel de, his Civil service reform, 570, 571,

journals, 121; his musketry, 583, 586, 587, 591.
125; his campaign with the Civil war, outbreak of, 514;
Iroquois, 126; also, 133, 134, Fort Sumter, 514; Bull Run,
143, 163, 173, 175, 202.

515, 522;

Wilson's Creek,
Champlin, Miss, 278.

517; Fort Henry and Fort
Chapultepec, heights of, 472. Donelson,

519; occupation
Charlemagne, Emperor, 27. of Nashville, 520; Vicksburg,
Charles I., 139.

Murfreesborough, and Fair
Charles II., 170, 204, 205, 209. Oaks, 521; Antietam, Fred-
Charlesfort, near Beaufort, S. ericksburg, and Hampton
C., 110.

Roads, 522; Chancellorsville
Charleston, S. C., 252.

and Gettysburg, 526; Vicks-
Charlestown, Mass., settled, 153. burg, 527; Chickamauga Creek
Charlevoix, P. F. X., 175.

and the battle of the Wilder-
Charlotte, Queen, 325.

ness, 528; Sherman at Atlanta,
Charter of Virginia, 134; of 529; Lee's surrender at Ap-

Maryland, 155; of Connecti- pomattox Court-House, 532;
cut, 212; of Massachusetts, cost of, 533, 534, 537, 538.
214; colonial charters an- Clark, General William, 334.
nulled, 214.

Clavigero, Francisco, 10.
Chase, Chief-justice, 558. Clay, Henry, Federalist, 371;
Chastellux, Marquis de, 310, 311.

candidate for Presidency, 407,
American, 332:
the Northmen, 49; his train-“ Coxey's army,” 598.
ing, 50; his reasonings, 51; Crandall, Prudence, persecuted,
his voyage, 53; his delusions,

tle of, 355.

408, 430, 465; compromise Commissioners, royal, in Bos-
tariff of, 429; quotation from, ton, 210.
438; also, 346, 373, 378, 418, Comogre, 66.
419, 461, 478, 479.

Conant, Roger, 152.
Clayton - Bulwer treaty, 485, Confederacy, 214, 510, 532, 535,
608.

536, 541:
Cleveland, Grover, nominated Confederation, experiments at,

for President, 587, 590, 595; 215; formation and failure of,
his election, 588, 596; his first

283
administration, 588 - 590; fi-Congress, Continental, records
nancial conditions during his of, 253; discussions in, 261,
second term, 597, 598; and 262, 268; early resolutions of,
the Venezuela boundary dis- 267; a single house, 284; man-
pute, 599, 600.

ners in, 346.
Clinton, De Witt, 355, 401. Conkling, Roscoe, 548, 585.
Clinton, George, 338, 341.

Connecticut, colonies of, 155;
Clinton, Sir Henry, 242.

education in, 193; witchcraft
Cobbett, William, 348.

in, 200; charter of, 212; Conti-
Coffin, Levi, 488.

nental troops in, 279.
Colden, Governor Cadwallader, Constellation, the frigate, 327.
173

Constitution, discussion and
Coleridge, S. T., 70

formation of, 291.
Colfax, Schuyler, candidate for Constitution and Guerrière, bat-

Vice-president, 561; his elec-
tion, 562.

Continental Congress.

(See
Collingwood, Lord, 348.

Congress.)
Colonies, French Protestant, Contreras, battle of, 472.

109, 110, 11, 112; Lane's, Cooper, J. Fenimore, 380, 402.
Grenville's, White's, 130; Gos- Copper-mines, early Indian, 122.
nold's, 133; Popham's, 134, Cornwallis, Earl of, 272, 279.
147; Virginia, 134, 138; Dutch Coronado, Francisco de, 9.
143; Plymouth, 145; Massa- Cortez, Hernando de, 9, 10, 17,
chusetts, 152; Connecticut,
155, 158, 159; Calvert's, 156; Costume, changes of, 331.
Swedish, 157; Penn's, 205; Cotton, increased demand for,
union of, 214.

440; trade destroyed, 525.
Colorado organized as a terri-Cotton-gin, invention of the,
tory, 511.

439.
Columbus, Christopher, his voy- Coverley, Sir Roger de,
age as compared with that of

449
54; landfall, 59; his treat-Crawford, William H., 370, 378,
ment of natives, 60; his 382, 407, 408, 418, 422.
influence on the Cabots, 76; Creasy, Sir Edward, 274.
also, 62, 63, 68, 72, 75, 80, 84, Creek Indians, 11.
105, 115

Croatoan, 13!.
Columbus, Ferdinand, 53. Cromwell, Oliver, 208.
Commerce, ruin of American, Cromwell, Richard, 209.

339, 354; Jefferson's opposi- Cuba, situation in, 603; revolts
tion to, 340, 354.

in, 604; independence of, rec-

69, 70.

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