A History of the United States of America: Preceded by a Narrative of the Discovery and Settlement of North America and of the Events which Led to the Independence of the Thirteen English Colonies : for the Use of Schools and Academies

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J.H. Butler, 1884 - 432 Seiten
 

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THE SPANISH CONQUEST IN AMERICA
30
SPANISH FAILURES IN AMERICA
34
New Spain and the West Indies
34
THE FIRST EMIGRATION
38
ENGLAND IN THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY
42
FIRST VENTURES OF ENGLAND IN AMERICA
47
THE FOUNDATIONS OF NEW FRANCE
51
THE DUTCH TRADERS
54
English and French Possessions in North America at the time of the French
57
Topical Analysis for Review
59
Chronological Table
64
JAMESTOWN
65
VIRGINIA
69
PLYMOUTH
72
THE PURITAN MIGRATION
77
THE COLONY OF MASSACHUSETTS BAY
81
THE OTHER NEW ENGLAND COLONIES
85
THE INDIANS OF NORTH AMERICA
89
THE ENGLISH AND THE INDIANS
94
XXNI ENGLAND AND NEW ENGLAND
98
THE LOSS OF THE CHARTERS
101
New England and New Netherland
104
THE QUAKERS AND NEW JERSEY
106
WILLIAM PENN AND HIS COLONY ΙΙο
110
THE OLD DOMINION
115
MARYLAND I 20
120
THE CAROLINAS AND GEORGIA
123
Topical Analysis for Review
128
Chronological Table
134
FRANCE IN AMERICA
135
CONFLICT BETWEEN THE FRENCH AND THE ENGLISH
138
THE BEGINNING OF THE
143
THE FRENCH AND INDIAN
147
THE FALL OF FRANCE IN AMERICA
151
PONTIACS
156
Topical Analysis for Review Chronological Table PAGE 135 138 143 147 151 156 158 60
158
Part II
161
THE THIRTEEN ENGLISH COLONIES I
166
ENGLAND AND THE COLONIES
173
THE BEGINNING OF THE QUARREL
177
THE FIRST RESISTANCE
182
THE FIRST FIGHTING
188
The New England States during the War for Independence
192
OPEN
193
THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE
198
THE STATES AND CONGRESS
202
THE WAR FOR INDEPENDENCE I
206
The Southern States during the War for Independence
222
THE END OF THE
229
Topical Analysis for Review
233

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Seite 428 - Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that nation, or any nation so conceived and so dedicated, can long endure. We are met on a great battle-field of that war. We have come to dedicate a portion of that field as a final resting-place for those who here gave their lives that the nation might live. It is altogether fitting and proper that we should do this.
Seite 435 - Rodney, George Read, Thomas M'Kean. MARYLAND. — Samuel Chase, William Paca, Thomas Stone, Charles Carroll of Carrollton. VIRGINIA. — George Wythe, Richard Henry Lee, Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Harrison, Thomas Nelson, Jr., Francis Lightfoot Lee, Carter Braxton. NORTH CAROLINA.
Seite 433 - He has constrained our fellow-citizens, taken captive on the high seas, to bear arms against their country, to become the executioners of their friends and brethren, or to fall themselves by their hands.
Seite 180 - Caesar had his Brutus — Charles the First his Cromwell — and George the Third — ("Treason," cried the Speaker — "treason, treason," echoed from every part of the House.
Seite 418 - Commission, composed of five Senators, five Representatives, and five Justices of the Supreme Court. The result was the election of Mr.
Seite 435 - No title of nobility shall be granted by the United States; and no person holding any office of profit or trust under them shall, without the consent of Congress, accept of any present, emolument, office, or title, of any kind whatever, from any king, prince, or foreign State.
Seite 181 - America is obstinate ; America is almost in open rebellion. I rejoice that America has resisted. Three millions of people, so dead to all the feelings of liberty as voluntarily to submit to be slaves, would have been fit instruments to make slaves of the rest.
Seite 409 - With malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in, to bind up the nation's wounds, to care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow and his orphans, to do all which may achieve and cherish a just and a lasting peace among ourselves and with all nations.
Seite 435 - Legislatures, and all executive and judicial officers, both of the United States and of the several states, shall be bound by oath or affirmation to support this Constitution ; but no religious test shall ever be required as a qualification to any office or public trust under the United States. ARTICLE VII. RATIFICATION OF THE CONSTITUTION. The ratification of the Conventions of nine states shall be sufficient for the establishment of this Constitution between the states so ratifying the same.

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