Our Country: A Household History for All Readers, from the Discovery of America to the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Declaration of Independence, Volumen 1

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crobates Voyage and Discoveries of Sebastian Cabot 64King Henrys Ambitious Designs 66Cabot
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The Spaniards on the Isthmus of Darien p 79Their Cruel Treatment of the Natives 80
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and Cruelties of the Spaniards in Mexico 85Capture of Its Capital 87Destruction of Idols
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ions of a Creek Chief 93A Friendly Indian Queen on the Savannah River 95De Sotos
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Second Voyage He Discovers the River St Lawrence and Names Both rogHe Explores
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CHAPTER X
116
Helped by the Natives 122A Huguenot Colony in Florida 123Friendship of the Natives
125
Massacred by the Spaniards 129Complaints of the Outrage Unheeded by the French Monarch
131
Favors the Roman Catholics 133Wickedness of Catharine de Medici 134 The Murder
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Gallantry 143A Favorite of Queen Elizabeth 143Gilbert at Newfoundland 144Is Lost
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CHAPTER XIII
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Colonizing Virginia Patronized by the British Monarch 158Charters Granted 158Attempts
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CHAPTER I
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Church 172Dawn of the Age of Reason 172Rural Population of England 173Furniture
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from Death by Pocahontas 186His Influence at Jamestown and His Explorations 188
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195Her Baptism and Marriage 196Friendship of the Indians 197The Staple of Virginia
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land 201Persecutions 202A Theological Conference 203Bad Conduct of King James
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outh 207Sufferings of the Emigrants 207First Marriage in Plymouth Colony
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Netherland Granted 215Dutch Traders on the Hudson 215Troubles with the English
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there
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ing of the Colony of New Hampshire 229George Calvert Lord Baltimore Seeks a Charter
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CHAPTER VI
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First English Settlement there 243The Dutch Exasperate the Indians 244Emigration
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The Dutch and English at Variance in the Connecticut Valley 256A Government Formed
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New Netherland 267The Patroons their Privileges and Dependents 267A Settlement
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Emigration to Pennsylvania 279Penn Visits America 280The Swedes on the Delaware
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Assembly 281Visits Lord Baltimore 282Founds Philadelphia 282Settlers in North Caro
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England 290Revelations of the Prisons 290Measures for the Relief of the Prisoners 291
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357A New Heir to the Throne 358Jacob Leisler and His Career 359Republicanism
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New York 360Governor Fletcher and His Discomfiture at Hartford 361Indians Invade
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Governor Hyde and His Administration 365Other Governors of New York 365Political
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Social Changes 373Enterprise of the Pilgrims 375Religious Matters 375Colony
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CHAPTER VII
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Hutchinson and Her Fate 384English Power respected by the Savages 384The New Eng
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and Accession of James II 403Andros made GovernorGeneral 403Revolution in Eng
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HandinHand 411Result of the Delusion 415King Williams War 415New Englands
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Influence of the Jesuits 422Death of Father Rale 423Destruction of Deerfield 423
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Fate of the Williams Family 424The Village Bell 424Acadie Invaded 425Progress
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the Province 439Rule of the Calverts 440Insurrections 447Revolution in England 441
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necticut obtained 446Tyranny of Governor Andros 447His Attempt to Seize the Charter
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Charter for Rhode Island Obtained 451Its Duration 452Andros in Rhode Island 452New
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Charter to the Colonists 460His Death and the Fate of the Province 461Attempts to Force
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Growth of the Colony 464The Huguenots and their History 465Rebellion in South Caro
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grants from France Switzerland and Germany 470An Indian Raid and Massacre of White
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Florida 477Condition of the Georgia Colony 479Oglethorpe Invades Florida 479The
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Planting the Seeds of French Dominion in America 486The Labors Influence and Success
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Industries and Commercial Restrictions 499Their Educational Institutions gorNewspapers
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CHAPTER XVIII
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the Site of Pittsburgh 523The French Seize it and Name it Fort Du Quesne 524Washing
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Scotia 535Hatred of the Acadians by British Officials 539Braddocks Pride and Folly 540
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Retreat of the Army 542Washington marvellously Protected 542Shirleys Expedition
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Opportunity for Success Lost 548Perfidy of the British Cabinet 550The Prophecy of John
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CHAPTER XXII
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CHAPTER XXIII
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Surrender of Montreal and all Canada 589Rogers Expedition to Detroit 589Interview
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Página 206 - Having undertaken, for the Glory of God and advancement of the Christian Faith and Honour of our King and Country, a Voyage to plant the First Colony in the Northern Parts of Virginia...
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