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

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E.H. Butler & Company, 1871 - 516 páginas
 

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Seulement at Weymonth Cap ain Standish chastises the Indians
70
IIistory of Maryland Lord Baltimores Visit to America Leonard
76
Anecilotes of ile Pequod War The Indian Chiefs Uneas and Sassa
84
CHAPTER PAGB
85
kotahs Catawbas Cherokees Uchees Choctaws and Natches
94
CONTENTS 7
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PAGE 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
171
George III More Taxation Petitions Circulars Remonstrances
172
British Troops in Boston Great Excitement among the Colonists Proposal of the British Parliament 10 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 rising Spirit of Liberty The Boston Boys General Gage
182
Preparations for War The Massachusetts Provincial Congress Similar Assemblies in other colonies Dr Franklin removed from the office of Postmaster...
183
Battle of Lexington
185
Capture of Ticonderoga and Crown Point 189
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LXXXIX Vermont and Ethan Allen
189
Battle of Bunkers Hill
191
General Putnam
195
Allack on Quebec Death of Montgomery Governor Dunmores Operations in Virginia
199
Anecdotes and Incidents of Arnolds Expedition to Quebec
201
The Hessian troops hired and sent to America General Howe suc ceedls General Gage The British driven from Boston
203
The British meditate an Atiack on New York and also on Charleston Battle at Sullivans Island
206
Declaration of Independence
207
The British Plan of Attack on New York Battle of Long Island
210
Battle of White Plains Retreat of Washington
213
Battle at Trenton
215
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
224
Progress of Burgoyne Battle of Bennington Battle of Stillwater 225
225
Capture of Burgoyne 280
229
The War on the Ocean
230
Exploits of Paul Jones
232
Battle of Germantown
234
The Confederation The Stars and Stripes adopted Treaty of Alli ance with France Treaty with the Cherokees Valley Forge
236
Evacuation of Philadelphia and Battle of Moninouth
237
Life and Character of General Charles Lee
239
Events in Rhode Island
241
Trumbull the Artist
243
Massacre at Wyoming
245
Events in Georgia
247
The British at Charleston
248
Attack of the Americans on Savannah
250
Events in Connecticut General Putnain
251
Anecdote of La Fayette
253
ontinental Money
255
Capture of Stony Point and Paulus Hook
257
Surrender of Lord Cornwallis 216
276
Treaty of Peace
279
Effects of the American Revolution
281
Debts of the Revolution Discontents of the People Shays Rebellion 253
285
WASHINGTONS ADMINISTRATION CXXXVIII Beginning of the New Guvernment Washingtons first Adininistration under the present Constituti...
288
Rise of Parties Wars with the Indians
290
Kentucky admitted to the Union
292
Formation of various Societies in the United States
294
Washingtons Second Election The French Revolution M Genets Operations Jeffersons Resignation as Secretary of State
296
Difficulties with Great Britain
298
The Whiskey Insurrection
299
Adinission of Tennesseo the sixteenth state
301
Changes in his Cabinet Education in the Country
302
JOHN ADAMSS ADMINISTRATION CXLVII Prospects of a War with France 804
304
The Public Health Smallpox Yellow Fever Cholera 806
309
The Settlement of Ohio
310
War with Tripoli
312
Burrs Conspiracy
315
Tronbles with Great Britain Orders in Council Berlin Decree 816
317
MADISONS ADMINISTRATION CLVI Madisons Inauguration Affair of the Little Belt Steamboat Navi gation Ocean Steam Navigation
320
Indian War Battle of Tippecanoe
323
War with Great Britain declared
325
General Hulls Surrender to the British at Detroit 826
326
Capture of the Guerrière and the Alert
327
Attack on Queenstown
329
More Naval Victories
331
Louisiana admitted to the Union Mediation of Russia between the United States and Great Britain offered Madison Reelected Various Events of 1812 ...
332
The Massacre at Frenchtown 834
334
LXVI Siege of Fort Meigs General Harrisons Defence
337
The War on the Ocean
338
Battle on Lake Erie
340
Battle at the Moravian Towns
341
Progress of the War in Canadla 313
343
War with the Creek Indians
344
Russian Mediativn offered Measures for Prosecuting the War
346
The War on the Ocean 817
347
Defeat of General Wilkinson His Trial by CourtMartial 318
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City of Washington aptured and Burned 331
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The War on Lake Champlain and in the vicinity
354
Convention at IIsrtford
356
Battle of New Orleans 858
358
Close of the War The Dartmoor Massacre The Peace of Ghent 860
360
Difficulties with Algiers
361
CHAPTER MONROES ADMINISTRATION
364
Difficulties with Georgia Speculations and Bankruptcics of 1825 fit CXCI Death of Adams and Jefferson etc 3 5
377
The Extra Session of Congress of Septeniber 1837 Commercial Dis
388
The Democratic Party The Whig Party The Ilarrison Cam
395
POLKS ADMINISTRATION
404
IIis Accession Signing of the Omnibus Bills Lopez and the Cuban
421
His Inauguration The Mesilla Valley Dispute Captain Ringgolds
426
Troubles in Kansas Lecompton Constitution in Congress Its
434

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