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XL. De Monts :
120-1. Coffin's Old Times in Col. 58–9. Parkman's Pio. of France, 243-4,
a. His company and patent. b. The discoveries made by De Monts and Champlain. C. The first permanent settlement made by the French in
XLI. Who were the Five Nations ?
U. S. I. 52, 56, 58–9, 66. Parkman's Jesuits in N. A.; Preface, XX., LIII.,
a. Names and location of tribes. b. Capital
Government. d. Civilization : Compare with the Aztec civilization. e. Modes of warfare and cannibalism.
Parkman's Pio. of France, 340–5. Parkman's Jesuits in N. A. 247. f. Their relations with other tribes, especially the Hurons, the
Neutral Nation, and the Eries. Study the map carefully.
XLII. Champlain :
Morris's Half Hours, I. 172+; Coffin's Old Times in Col. 102–7. Park-
a. Previous voyages.
d. The expedition with the Hurons, and the discovery of Lake
Champlain. e. The beginning of enmity between the French and the Five
Nations. Previous references. f. Expeditions, up the Ottawa River, and discoveries in that
NOTE. — The teacher will have pupils find out the provinces in France from which Cartier, De Monts, Champlain, etc., came, and point out the connection; also the connection between these expeditions and the earlier voyages to the Newfoundland fisheries from the same parts of France.
XLIII. Who were the Jesuits ?
See any Ency., under Loyola.
Parkman's La Salle, front. Parkman's Jesuits in N. A., front. Bancroft's
1. Locations. 2. Difficulties. 3. Work accomplished. 4. Locate Machilimacinac. Let each pupil read carefully the account of the life of some
one of the following missionaries : See Parkman's Jesuits in N. A. by index.
XLIV. La Salle :
Maps, notes, etc., see Winsor's Hist, of Amer. IV. 200-46.
a. The expedition of 1669–70. Bryant's Popular Hist. II. 510–20. Parkman's La Salle, 12-16, 21 +. Hil
dreth's U. S. I. 159–74. Bancroft's U. S. II. 154, 155. Montgomery's Amer. Hist. 133. Winsor's Hist. of Amer. IV. 173 +, 180-2.
Discoveries. b. The expedition of Joliet and Marquette to discover the Mis
sissippi River. Bryant's Popular Hist. II. 502-3. Bancroft's U. S. II. 154-5. Parkman's La
Salle, 48–63, 67–70. Montgomery's Amer. Hist. 132. c. The expedition, 1679–80. Hildreth's U. S. I. 154-9. Winsor's Hist, of Amer. IV. 182–4. Parkman's La
Salle, 117, 128, 131-5; map, 294. 1. Fort Niagara. 2. The Griffin and the route to the Illinois. Montgomery's Amer. Hist. 133; also chap. X. to p. 16. Parkman's La Salle, for
3. Hennepin's exploration of the Upper Mississippi. Parkman's La Salle, chaps. XVII., XVIII.
d. The expedition, 1681-2. Parkman's La Salle, 273–86. Bryant's Popular Hist. II. 510–20. Hildreth's
U.S. II, 115, 222. Winsor's Hist. of Amer. IV. 245-56.
1. The exploration of the Mississippi to its mouth. l. The expedition of 1684-7.
Parkman's La Salle, chap. XXIV. to XXVII. for extra reading.
1. The attempt to colonize “ New Spain."
2. Reason for the failure. 3. The death of La Salle.
XLV. Review and summary of all the discoveries of the Mis
XLVI. What were the weaknesses of the French system of
colonization ? Eggleston's Household U. S. 117–18. Johnston's U. S. Hist. and Const. 24,
and previous references.
Note also that the French colonies were entirely Catholic.
Protestants, especially Huguenots, were not allowed to come to the colonies.
XLVII. The student will make a summary of all discoveries that
gave France a claim to any part of the New World.
NOTE. — Care must be taken to make the student place the discoveries of La Salle in proper chronological relation to the English settlements. That topic may be transferred to its place in point of time, if the teacher prefers.
XLVIII. The Cabots.
U.S. I. 34-7. Bancroft's U. S. I. 10-11. Winsor's Hist. of Amer. III. 1-7.
a. Their nationality.
f. Results of the voyages. 8 What was the chief permanent value to England of Cabot's
discoveries ? Isham's Fishery Question, 1-7.
XLIX. Give all claims to the first discovery of the continent.
Which is best? Why?
L. Martin Frobisher.
I. 46-7. Bryant's Popular Hist. I. 230. Bancroft's U. S. I. 63.
Objects of his voyages.
LI. Why were England and Spain hostile in the second half of the
sixteenth century? Hildreth's U. S. I. 78. Montgomery's Eng. Hist. 194, 195, 199, 202, 204, 206–7,
209, 212, 220-1.
LII. Sir Francis Drake : Montgomery's Amer. Hist. 27. Bryant's Popular Hist. I. 222, 250, 253; II. 570, 572, 575, 576.
Hildreth's U. S. I. 79, 84. Higginson's U. S. 90-6, 98-101. Bancroft's U. S. I. 66. Winsor's Hist, of Amer. III. chap. II. Also any Ency.
LIII. Sir Humphrey Gilbert :
dreth's U. S. I. 78–80. Bancroft's U. S. I. 66-7, 68, 69. Coffin's Old
Times in Col. 33. Doyle's Eng. Col. I. 43-4, 47-51. a. How did he become interested in American colonization ?
b. His patent.