The Pioneer Heroes of the New World: From the Earliest Period (982) to the Present Time

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Dayton and Wentworth, 1855 - 720 Seiten
 

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Expedition of Columbus to the WestwardDiscovery of JamaicaCoasting
87
Intrigues against Columbus Discovery of Gold MinesHis Return
98
Disorders of the Colony during the Absence of ColumbusThe Rebellion
106
Rash and Oppressive Conduct of BobadillaColumbus sent home in Chains
115
Fresh Schemes of Columbus Departure on his Fourth and Last Voyage
121
Despicable Conduct of OvandoFinal Rescue of ColumbusAtrocities
131
SEBASTIAN CABOT
138
Account of VespuciusHis Voyage to South America with OjedaHis Voyages to Brazil
146
Expedition of Balboa in Search of the SeaContests with the NativesDis
154
The Landing at Vera CruzNegotiation with MontezumaMagnificent
174
The March tu Mexico commencedWar with the TlascalansVictories
181
Submission of the TlascalansEntry into their CityWeak Policy of Mon
188
Description of MexicoThe Palaces and State of MontezumaHis Collections
197
Seizure of MontezumaHis Caciques Burned at the StakeDemeanor
203
Imprudent Zeal of CortesResentment of the MexicansCritical Condi
211
Cortes Marches against NarvaezDefeats and Takes him PrisonerGreat
215
The Spaniards Retreat from the CityThe Noche Triste or Miserable Night
228
The War RenewedSuccess of the SpaniardsGreat Force of Indian Allies
234
Commencement of the Campaign against MexicoTaking of Iztapalapan
240
Arrival at TacabaGrief of CortesConspiracy against himThe Fleet
247
The Siege of Mexico ContinuedConstant FightingAttempt to Storm
253
The Siege ContinuedIndomitable Courage of the AztecsGradual Destruc
259
Great Acquisitions to the Crown of SpainTerrible March of Cortes
270
Disputes of Spain and PortugalFernanılo MagellanHis Voyage to the Southward
281
The Colony of PanamaAccount of Francisco PizarroAlmagro and Luque
287
Meanness of PedrarinsContract of Pizarru Almagru and Luque Second
293
The Brothers of PizarruDeparture from SpainThird Voyage to Peru
302
Desertion of TumbezMarch SouthwardSan Miguel FoundedThe
308
Ambuscade of the SpaniardsVisit of AtahuallpaImpudent Speech
314
Spoil of the Temples of CuzcoArrival of AlmagroDivision of Immense
320
Condition of PeruMarch to CuzcoFight with the IndiansExecution
326
New Scheme for Colonizing VirginiaIIIassorted AdventurersThe Expe
395
Vindication of SmithFamine and Great MortalitySmiths ExertionsHe
402
The Voyage of Survey resumedVeneration of the Indians for Smith
416
Disorders in the ColonySmiths LetterHis Expedition to Surprise Pow
422
Accident at JamestownSmith PoisonedGreat Supply of CornMorality
428
The New CompanyI11 Treatment of SmithLarge Expedition dispatched
434
Account of PocahontasHer Treacherous Capture by the EnglishMar
443
CAPTAIN HENRY HUDSON
455
Voyages of the Dutch Blok and ChristiaanseNew Amsterdam New York
466
THE SETTLEMENT OF NEW ENGLAND
475
The Indians of New EnglandThinned by PestilenceThe Pequots Narra
480
Dreary Aspect of New England The Country Explored Voyage to Piy
485
Westons ColonyIts Miserable ConditionSickness of MassasoitCured
495
Formation of New SettlementsDissolute Community of Merry Mount
500
Roger WilliamsHis Liberality and BoldnessPersecuted by the Authori
506
Settlement of ConnecticutPequot WarExpedition of MasonDestruction
510
Success the IndiansAttack on HadleyGoffe the RegicideMany Towns
520
Philip Retreats to Mount HopeSlain in a SkirmishDisgraceful Usage
531
THE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY
539
Fute of La Salles ColonyEnterprise of TontiDIborvilles Settlements
548
WILLIAM PENN
555
DANIEL BOONE
565
The Settlement of KentuckyIodian WarAttacks on Boonesborough c
570
LEWIS AND CLARKE
578
TEXAS
586
OREGON
597
Discovery and Settlement of the Peninsula of Old CaliforniaEstablishment and Progress
603
COLONEL FREMONTS EXPLORATIONS
611
THE MORMON SETTLEMENTS
617
Modern ExpeditionsEmbracing Incidents connected with the Exploring
634

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Seite 509 - It was a fearful sight to see them thus frying in the fire and the streams of blood quenching the same, and horrible was the stink and scent thereof; but the victory seemed a sweet sacrifice, and they gave the praise thereof to God...
Seite 143 - Christopher, he and his friends banketted, and made me, and them that were in the company great cheere : and for very joy that he had to see the towardness of our intended discovery, he entered into the dance himselfe, amongst the rest of the young and lusty company : which being ended, hee and his friends departed most gently, commending us to the Governance of Almighty God.
Seite 473 - So they left that goodly and pleasant city, which had been their resting-place near twelve years ; but they knew they were PILGRIMS, and looked not much on those things, but lifted up their eyes to the heavens, their dearest country, and quieted their spirits.
Seite 33 - Of all the western stars, until I die. It may be that the gulfs will wash us down: It may be we shall touch the Happy Isles, And see the great Achilles, whom we knew. Tho' much is taken, much abides; and tho...
Seite 113 - their majesties commanded me by letter to submit to whatever Bobadilla should order in their name ; by their authority he has put upon me these chains, I will wear them until they shall order them to be taken off, and I will preserve them afterwards as relics and memorials of the reward of my services...
Seite 131 - Little have I profited," he adds, in another, "by twenty years of service, with such toils and perils; since, at present, I do not own a roof in Spain. If I desire to eat or sleep, I have no resort but an inn; and, for the most times, have not wherewithal to pay my bill.
Seite 93 - ... of the forest. The pleasant life of the island was at an end ; the dream in the shade by day ; the slumber during the sultry noon-tide heat by the fountain or the stream, or under the spreading palm-tree ; and the song, the dance, and the game in the mellow evening, when summoned to their simple amusements by the rude Indian drum. They were now obliged to grope day by day, with bending body and anxious eye, along the borders of their rivers, sifting the sands for the grains of gold which every...
Seite 380 - Lincolne-shire; where within a short time being glutted with too much company, wherein he took small delight, he retired himselfe into a little wooddie pasture, a good way from any towne, invironed with many hundred Acres of other woods: Here by a faire brook he built a Pavillion of boughes, where only in his cloaths he lay.
Seite 456 - At night we came to other mountaines, which lie from the rivers side. There wee found very loving people, and very old men : where wee were well used. Our boat went to fish, and caught great store of very good fish.
Seite 473 - The next day, (July 22d,) the wind being fair, they went on board and their friends with them ; when truly doleful was the sight of that sad and mournful parting ; to see what sighs, and sobs, and prayers did sound amongst them ; what tears did gush from every eye, and pithy speeches pierced each other's heart; that sundry of the Dutch strangers, that stood on the quay as spectators, could not refrain from tears.

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