A History of the United States

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Scott, Foresman, 1902 - 533 páginas
 

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The Huguenots Attempt to Found a Colony in Florida
35
Champlain the Father of New France 31 De Monts and His Agricultural Colony in Canada
37
The Pioneers of France in the New World Soldiers Fur Trad ers and the Jesuit Fathers
38
La Salle and the Extension of New France
39
THE DUTCH 34 Holland and the New Netherlands in America THE ENGLISH
40
England at the Time of the Discovery 36 The Cabots Establish the Claim of England14971498
41
Frobisher Enters Baffins Bay in Search of a Northwest Passage
42
Sir Humphrey Gilbert Makes an Attempt to Found an English Colony
43
Gosnold1602 Pring1603 Weymouth1605
44
London1606
45
Progress Made
46
Conflicting Claims
47
CHAPTER III
49
The Pacifio slope The Central Plain
51
The Indian and His Treatment by His Conquerors
52
The Whole Continent Peopled by the Natives
54
The Mound Builders
56
The Red
57
Jamestown
58
Where is the Indian Now?
60
Allotment Act The Indians Future
62
CHAPTER IV
63
The First English Settlement in America
64
Communism a Failure
67
Nathaniel Bacon
73
Church and State
82
Gorges and Mason
87
William Penn and His Holy Experiment
94
Albemarle ColonyPoor Whites
100
CHAPTER V
104
Parties and Causes
110
England and the Result
118
Oglethorpe and His Wards
123
Distribution of Population
124
People Not All English
126
Food
132
Money
139
Literature
145
The Trade in Indented Servants
151
CHAPTER VII
157
SEO PAGE 200 Sparks of Liberty
163
Letters of a Pennsylvania Farmer1768 1100
164
Cheap Tea and the Boston Tea PartyDec 16 1773
166
The Boston Port Bill and the Intolerable Acts March and June 1774
168
Effect of the Bill and the Action of the Other Co her Colonies
169
The Shot Heard Round the World
171
Gathering of the Hosts
173
Second Continental CongressMay 10
174
Bunker HillJune 17
175
Montgomery and Arnold at Quebec
176
EVENTS OF 1776
177
Battle of Fort MoultrieJune 28
178
King George Hires Hessians
179
Declaration of Independence
181
Washington at New York
185
Loss of New York
187
General Charles Lee
188
The Darkest Period of the War
189
Princeton Jan 3 1777
190
EVENTS OF 1777
191
British Plan of Attack1777
192
Burgoyne Starts
193
St Leger Meets with Disaster
194
Burgoynes SurrenderOct 17
195
Philadelphia Taken
196
GermantownOct 4
197
EVENTS OF 1778
198
The French Alliance
199
Sullivan and the French Fail at Newport
201
CharlestonMay 12
207
Yorktown and Its Effect in America
213
Robert Morris Superintendent of Finance
219
The United Colonies of New England1643
221
State Pride
224
The Annapolis Trade Convention1786 225
225
The Northwest Territory
226
The Constitutional Convention1787
227
The Constitution the Result of Compromise
228
Federalist and DemocraticRepublican
251
Waynes Decisive Vic tory1794
253
Eli Whitneys Cotton Gin and Its Relation to Slavery1792
254
The Presidential Election of 1796
255
17971801
256
Millions for Defence Not One Cent for Tribute
257
BEC PAGE 316 The Alien and Sedition Laws1798
258
The Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions1798
259
18011809
260
Territorial Expansion
261
The Territory of Orleans and the District of Louisiana
262
The Lewis and Clark Expedition18031806
263
The Oregon Country and Astoria
264
Ohio Admitted to the Union1803
265
Burrs Conspiracy in the Southwest and His Trial for Treason 1807 266 266 329 The Cumberland National Road1806
266
Robert Fulton and the First Steamboat1807
267
Trouble with Great Britain and France
268
Napoleons Berlin and Milan De crees
269
The Affair of the Chesapeake and LeopardJune 22 1807
270
Nonimportation Act Goes into EffectDec 14 1807
271
Presidential Election of 1808
272
Effect of the Repeal of the Embargo
273
Madisons Negotiations 343 The Macon BillMay 1 1810
274
Battle of Tip pecanoe
276
The Two Political Parties and the War 350 Relative Strength of the Two Nations 351 Madisons Conduct of the War
278
Events of 1814
283
Treaty of Ghent1814
285
The Second Bank of the United States1816
286
The Fourth Census1820
292
CHAPTER X
299
Literature
305
CHAPTER XI
309
425
330
Samuel F B Morse and the Telegraph1844
331
Plan of the
338
The Fortyniners
344
The Compromise of 1850
350
The Presidential Election of 1852
356
The Struggle for Kansas
362
The Presidential Election of 1856
368
487
390
CHAPTER XIII
395
SEC PAGE 498 George B McClellan and the Campaign in West Virginia
401
Missouri Saved to the Union
402
Battle of Bull RunJuly 21
404
The Effect of the Battle of Bull Run
405
McClellan Succeeds Scott
406
Foreign Relations
407
Situation at the Close of the Year
408
Plan of Operations for 1862
409
Effect of These Victories
411
Opening of the Upper Mississippi 515 Capture of CorinthMay 30
412
Capture of New Orleans April 18 to May 1
413
IN THE CENTER In Kentucky and Tennessee with Buell and Rosecrans 518 Bragg Invades Kentucky
414
IN THE EAST The Alarm at Hampton RoadsThe Monitor and the Merrimac 520 The Confederate Ironclad Merrimac Threatens to Raise the Blockad...
415
On to Richmond 522 McClellans Peninsular Campaign
416
Battle of WilliamsburgMay 56
417
Washington Threatened
418
The Effect of McClellans Failure to Capture Richmond
419
Popes Army of Virginia Meets with Disaster 528 The Army of Virginia Created 529 Popes Campaign and the Second Bull Run
420
Effect of the Fall of Vicksburg
427
Lees Second Invasion of the North
433
Hood Turns NorthwardBattle of NashvilleDecember 1516
439
Farragut Enters Mobile BayAugust 5
441
THE CLOSE OF THE YEAR
447
Death of Lincoln
454
FROM HAYES TO ROOSEVELTEXPANSION
461
Rutherford Birchard Hayes
481
Assassination of Garfield
487
The Tariff
493
399
521
The Connecticut Charter
525
454
526
494
527
433
528
496
535
Providence Founded1636
542

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Página 237 - No person, except a natural born citizen, or a citizen of the United States at the time of the adoption of this constitution, shall be eligible to the office of president: neither shall any person be eligible to that office who shall not have attained to the age of thirty five years, and been fourteen years a resident within the United States.
Página 374 - I do not expect the house to fall, but I do expect it will cease to be divided. It will become all one thing, or all the other. Either the opponents of slavery will arrest the further spread of it, and place it where the public mind shall rest in the belief that it is in the course of ultimate extinction; or its advocates will push it forward till it shall become alike lawful in all the States, old as well as new, North as well as South.
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