A Pictorial History of the United States: With Notices of Other Portions of America, North and South

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E.H. Butler, 1870 - 516 páginas
 

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PERIOD OF EVENTS LEADING TO THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION LXXV Taxation of the Colonies The Sugar Act
165
The Stamp Act Dr Franklin in London Patrick Henrys cele brated Speech A Congress of the Colonies
167
Newspapers Societies and Mobs
169
Repeal of the Stamp Act 110
170
George III More Taxation Petitions Circulars Remonstrances The British CustomHouse Officers Mobbed in Boston
172
British Troops in Boston Great Excitement among the Colonists Proposal of the British Parliament to send Americans to England for trial Resolutions ...
174
Repeal of obnoxious Duties The Boston Massacre
176
Continuation of Difficulties The Regulators of North Carolina Burning of the Gaspee Committees of Correspondence
178
The Tea thrown Overboard
179
The first Congress meet at Philadelphia in 1774
181
The rising Spirit of Liberty The Boston Buys General Gage
182
Preparations for War The Massachusetts Provincial Congress Similar Assemblies in other Colonies Dr Franklin removed from LXXXVII Battle of Le...
183
Capture of l iconderoga and Crown Point LXXXIX Vermont and Ethan Allen
189
Batile of Bunkers Hill XCI General Putnam
195
Second Continental Congress Washington at the head of the Army
197
Attack on Quebec Death of Montgomery Governor Dunmores Opera ions in Virginia
199
Anecdotes and Incidents of Arnolds Expedition to Quebec
201
The Hessian troops hired and sent to America General Howe suc ceeds General Gage The British driven from Boston
203
ack on New York and also on Charleston Battle at Sullivans Island
206
Declaration of Independence
207
ish Plan of Attack on New York Batile of Long nd
210
Battle near Princeton
217
Attack on Danbury
219
Battle of the Brandywine
220
Capture of General Prescott in Rhode Island
222
Events in the North Approach of Burgoyne Murder of Miss McRea Attack upon Fort Schuyler
224

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