The Cambridge Modern History, Volumen7

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John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Baron Acton, Sir Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero, Sir Stanley Mordaunt Leathes
The University Press, 1905
"The Cambridge Modern History" is a comprehensive modern history of the world, beginning with the 15th century age of Discovery, published by the Cambridge University Press in the United Kingdom and also in the United States.
 

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Colonial literature
60
Questions of taxation
66
Relations with the natives
76
Canadian government
82
Proprietary colony of Louisiana
88
Success of the sugar islands
95
French relations with negroes
101
French colonial taxation
107
Expulsion of the Acadians
122
Loudons failure against Louisbourg
128
Contents
131
Attack on Ticonderoga
134
The Heights of Abraham
140
State of feeling in America
146
Townshends teaduties
152
Lord North and the teaduty
158
Virginia and New York
164
Washington made commanderinchief
167
CHAPTER VI
175
CHAPTER VII
209
Burgoyne in difficulties
215
Clarkes campaigns in the Ohio valley
221
Battle of Cowpens March of Cornwallis
227
Causes of American success 23344
233
Pennsylvania and Massachusetts Declarations
239
Address to the States Call for a Convention
245
National government
247
Basis of representation
253
Suffrage for the Senate
259
Basis of representation in the House
265
Principle of two branches adopted
271
Negative of State legislation
277
Seventh resolution Personality of the executive
284
Special committee on election of the President
290
Appointment of judges
296
Final Articles of the Constitution
302
CHAPTER IX
305
The States regulate trade
311
Sympathy with the French Revolution
317
Neutral trade broken voyages
323
Deserters Leopard and Chesapeake affair
329
CHAPTER XV
335
Battle of Lundys Lane
343
CHAPTER XI
348
War and manufactures
353
Building of the West
359
Treaty with Great Britain Spanish delays
365
Conventions with Russia and Great Britain
371
Tariff question
377
The Secession movement
446
The Presidents plan of campaign
473
Moral collapse of McClellan
479
Hookers march on Richmond
485
Lincolns speech at Gettysburg
491
Northern victory
497
Grant passes Vicksburg and Grand Gulf
503
Battle of Chickamauga
509
Grant and Sherman
515
Shermans march on Atlanta
521
Capture of Savannah
527
Siege of Petersburg
533
Richmond evacuated Lees retreat
539
Assassination of Lincoln
545
Effects of the blockade
551
Victory of Mobile Bay Importance of Wilmington
556
The Merrimac and the Monitor
562
Cape Breton and Île de Saint Jean
568
Lincoln and Vallandigham
574
Lincoln on the conditions of peace
580
Lincoln urges compensation
586
Emancipation proclaimed
592
Reconstruction and Emancipation
598
THE SOUTH DURING THE WAR 18611865
603
Increase in the central power
609
Financial devices
615
CHAPTER XX
622
Rupture between President and Congress
628
The Judiciary during Reconstruction
634
Protection Civil Service reform
645
Carpetbaggers and Ku Klux Klan
647
CHAPTER XXI
655
Harrison elected President
661
The United States and Hawaii
667
Outbreak of war with Spain
678
Philippines demanded by America
684
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF THE UNITED STATES
687
Difficulties of the West
693
Tariff and Protection
699
Railroad expansion and speculation
705
Recent progress in the United States
711
Internal trade Organisation of capital
718
THE AMERICAN INTELLECT
723
Eighteenth century Jonathan Edwards
729
Legislation and unwritten
735
The Hartford Wits Brown Irving
741
Changes in New England Whitman Harte
747
Louisiana and the Huguenots
851
Causes of the
853

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