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Voyage and Discoveries of Sebastian Cabot 64King Henrys Ambitious Designs 66 Cabot
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The Spaniards on the Isthmus of Darien p 79Their Cruel Treatment of the Natives
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CHAPTER VIII
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ions of a Creek Chief 93A Friendly Indian Queen on the Savannah River 95De Sotos
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Second Voyage He Discovers the River St Lawrence and Names Both 10gHe Explores
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CHAPTER X
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Helped by the Natives 122A Huguenot Colony in Florida 123 Friendship of the Natives
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Massacred by the Spaniards 120m Complaints of the Outrage Unheeded by the French Monarch
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Favors the Roman Catholics 133umwWickedness of Catharine de Medici 134The Murder
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Gallantry 143A Favorite of Queen Elizabeth 143Gilbert at Newfoundland 144Is Lost
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CHAPTER XIII
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Colonizing Virginia Patronized by the British Monarch 158www Charters Granted 158wAttempts
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CHAPTER I
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Dawn of the Age of Reason 172 Rural Population of England 173 Furniture
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from Death by Pocahontas 186His Influence at Jamestown and His Explorations 188
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Lord Delawares Administration 194 A Better Social System 194 Pocahontas Kidnapped
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outh 20 Sufferings of the Emigrants 2017 First Marriage in Plymouth Colony
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Netherland Granted 215Dutch Traders on the Hudson 215Troubles with the English
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Political Organization of New Netherland 221 New Amsterdam Founded 221 Freedom
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ing of the Colony of New Hampshire 229 George Calvert Lord Baltimore Seeks a Charter
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CHAPTER VI
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First English Settlement there 243The Dutch Exasperate the Indians 244 Emigration
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others Found Providence 260Rhode Island Settled 263Form of Government there 263
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New Netherland 26 The Patroons their Privileges and Dependents 26 A Settlement
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Emigration to Pennsylvania 279Penn Visits America 28Qwan The Swedes on the Delaware
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New York 360Governor Fletcher and His Discomfiture at Hartford 361 Indians Invade
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Governor Hyde and His Administration 365Other Governors of New York 365 Political
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Cape Ann 376Endicott at Salem 376 His Austerity 376 Massachusetts Bay Colony 3 777m
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Hutchinson and Her Fate 384English Power respected by the Savages 384 The New Eng
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and Accession of James II 403Andros made GovernorGeneral 403m Revolution in Eng
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HandinHand 411Result of the Delusion 415King Williams War 415 New Englands
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Fate of the Williams Family 424The Village Bell 424Acadie Invaded 425Progress
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the Province 439Rule of the Calverts 440 Insurrections 44 8 Revolution in England 441
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necticut obtained 446Tyranny of Governor Andros 44His Attempt to Seize the Charter
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Charter for Rhode Island Obtained 45IIts Duration 452 Andros in Rhode Island 452mNew
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Charter to the Colonists 46 mmHis Death and the Fate of the Province 46 Attempts to Force
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Growth of the Colony 464The Huguenots and their History 465Rebellion in South Caro
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grants from France Switzerland and Germany 470m An Indian Raid and Massacre of White
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Florida 477Condition of the Georgia Colony 479mOglethorpe Invades Florida 479
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Planting the Seeds of French Dominion in America 486 The Labors Influence and Success
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Industries and Commercial Restrictions 499 Their Educational Institutions SON Newspapers
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Complaints by Royalists in America 506 Revolution Prevented by the French and Indian
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the Site of Pittsburgh 523 The French Seize it and Name it Fort Du Quesne 524Washing
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American Affairs in England 530mA Mad Military Scheme Abandoned 530 Washington
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Scotia 535Hatred of the Acadians by British Officials 539Braddocks Pride and Folly
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Gives Good Advice 541 A Detachment of the Army moves more Rapidly 541_ Washingtons
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Opportunity for Success Lost 548Perfidy of the British Cabinet 550The Prophecy of John
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inet and His Dismissal from it 561_n Plan of the Campaign of 1757 56cExpedition against
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CHAPTER XXIII
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with Pontiac 590 Capture of Detroit 590mWar with the Southern Indians 590War
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