The New World: Embracing American History

Hurlbut, Kellogg, American Subscription Publishing House, 1862

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Fernando MagellanHis Voyage to the Southwest Winters at Port St Julian the Patagonians Dis
The Mexican Aboriginestheir Origin and Appearancetheir Government Theology Manners
The March toward Mexico Spirited Resistance of the Tlascalans Success of the Spaniardstheir Dis
Tuprincipled Scheme of Cortes His Treacherous Seizure of Montezuma Burning of the Aztec
Religious Zeal of Cortes Discontent of the Mexicans Dangerous Position of the Spaniards Trans
Cortes prepares to leave the City Death of Montezuma The Noche Triste or Miserable Night Great
The Campaign against Mexico renewed Iztapalapan and other Cities taken by Storm Great Accessions
General Assault on the City Artful Device of the Besieged Defeat of the Spaniardstheir Losses Ter
Terrible Sufferings and Mortality of the Besieged Obstinnte Resistance of Guatemozin Courage
Arrival at Honduras Usurpation in Mexico Obsequies and Masses performed for CortesHis Retum
Commencement of the First Revolution Iturrigaray Hidalgo First Outbreak Insurgeous Defeated
Espousal of the Cause of Independence by Iturbide Proclamation at Iguala Union with the Revolution
Annexation of Texas to the United States Indignation of Mexico Slidells Commission Preparations
Movements of Santa Anna His Plans Thwarted by Valencia Battle of Contreras Seizure of San
Summary of Naval Operations Colonel Kearneys Proceedings in New Mexico Events in California
Second Voyage of Pizarro and Almagrotheir Sufferings Fresh Discoveries Return of Almagro
Pizarro lands at TumbezMarches Southward and founds San Miguel Proceeds in Quest of the Inca
Execution of Challcuchima Indian Hostilities Entrance of the Spaniards into Cuzco More Treasure
Mission of Hernando His Fate Expedition of Gonzalo Pizarro Discovery of and Voyage down

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