A Pictorial History of the United States: With Notices of Other Portions of America, North and South

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E.H. Butler, 1870 - 516 pages
 

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Contents

War wish the Pequod Indians The Battle at Mystic River Burn
82
CHAPTER PASIB
85
CONTENTS 7
113
Washington and his band of Virginians march against the French
151
PAGE PERIOD OF EVENTS LEADING TO THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION LXXV Taxation of the Colonies The Sugar Act
165
The Stamp Act Dr Franklin in London Patrick Henrys cele brated Speech A Congress of the Colonies
167
Newspapers Societies and Mobs
169
Repeal of the Stamp Act
170
George III More Taxation Petitions Circulars Remonstrances The British CustomHouse Officers Mobbed in Boston
172
British Troops in Boston Great Excitement among the Colonists Proposal of the British Parliament to send Americans to England for trial Resolutions ...
174
Repeal of obnoxious Duties The Boston Massacre
176
Continuation of Difficulties The Regulators of North Carolina Burning of the Gaspee Committees of Correspondence
178
The Tea thrown Overboard
179
The first Congress meet at Philadelphia in 1774
181
The rising Spirit of Liberty The Boston Boys General Gage
182
Preparations for War The Massachusetts Provincial Congress Similar Assemblies in other colonies Dr Franklin removed from the office of Postmaster...
183
LXXXVII Battle of Lexington
185
Capture of l iconderoga and Crown Point
188
Vermont and Ethan Allen
189
Batile of Bunkers Hill
191
General Putnam
195
Second Continental Congress Washington at the head of the Army
197
Atack on Quebec Death of Montgomery Governor Dunmores Opera ions in Virginia
199
Anecdotes and Incidents of Arnolds Expedition to Quebec
201
The Hessian troops hired and sent to America General Howe suc ceedls General Gage The British driven from Boston
203
ack on New York and also on Charleston Battle at Sullivans Island
206
Declaration of Independence
207
ish Plan of Attack on New York Baule of Long Island
210
Battle of White Plains Retreat of Washington
213
Battle at Trenton
215
Battle near Princeton
217
Attack on Danbury
219
Battle of the Brandywine
220
Capture of General Prescott in Rhode Island
222
Events in the North Approach of Burgoyne Murder of Miss McRea Attack upon Fort Schuyler
224
Progress of Burgoyne Battle of Bennington Battle of Stillwater
225
Capture of Burgoyne
229
The War on the Ocean 280
230
Exploits of Paul Jones
232
Battle of Germantown
234
The Confederation The Stars and Stripes adopted Treaty of Alli ance with France Treaty with the Cherokees Valley Forge
236
Evacuation of Philadelphia and Battle of Monmouth
237
Life and Character of General Charles Lee
239
Events in Rhode Island
241
Trumbull the Artist
243
Massacre at Wyoming
245
Events in Georgia
247
The British at arleston
248
Attack of the Americans on Savannah
250
Events in Connecticut General Putnain
251
Anecdote of La Fayetle
253
Continental Money
255
Capture of Stony Point and Paulus Hook
257
The Six Nations and other Indians
259
Surrender of Charleston Other disastrous Events in the South
261
Gates Commander of_the Southern Army Disastrous Battle near Camden Various Events at the South and at the North Arrival of the French Fleet and...
263
EXXVII The Treason of Benedict Arnold
265
CHAPTER PAGB CXXVIII Capture of Major André
267
Rise of Parties Wars with the Indians
290
Kentucky admitted to the Union
292
Formation of various Societies in the United States
294
Washingtons Second Election The French Revolution M Genets Operations Jeffersons Resignation as Secretary of State
296
UXLIII Difficulties with Great Britain
298
The Whiskey Insurrection
299
Changes in his Cabinet Education in the Country
301
JOHN ADAMSS ADMINISTRATION CXLVII Prospects of a War with France
304
The Public Health Smallpox Yellow Fever Cholera 806
306
JEFFERSONS ADMINISTRATION CXLIX Choice of Jefferson as President and Burr VicePresident by Congress
309
The Settlement of Ohio
310
Cession of Indian Lands Duel between Burr and Hamilion
311
War with Tripoli
312
Burrs Conspiracy
315
Troubles with Great Britain Orders in Council Berlin Decree
316
Attack on the Chesapeake
317
MADISONS ADMINISTRATION CLVI Madisons Inauguration Affair of the Little Belt Steamboat Navi gation Ocean Steam Navigation 820
320
Indian War Battle of Tippecanoe 823
323
War with Great Britain declared
325
General Hulls Surrender to the British at Detroit 826
326
Capture of the Guerrière and the Alert 827
327
Attack on Queenstown 829
329
More Naval Victories 831
331
Louisiana admitted to the Union Mediation of Russia between the United States and Great Britain offered Madison Reelected Various Events of 1812 ...
332
The Massacre at Frenchtown 834
334
Capture of York and Death of General Pike 835
335
Siege of Fort Meigs General Harrisons Defence
337
The War on the Ocean
338
Battle on Lake Erie
340
Battle at the Moravian Towns 311
341
Progress of the War in Canada
343
War with the Creek Indians 314 1
344
Russian Mediation offered Measures for Prosecuting the War
346
The War on the Ocean
347
Defeat of General Wilkinson His Trial by CourtMartial 318
349
City of Washington Captured and Burned 31
353
The War on Lake Champlain and in the vicinity
354
Convention at Ilartford
356
LXXX Battle of New Orleans 858
358
Close of the War The Dartmoor Massacre The Peace of Ghent 860
360
Difficulties with Algiers
361
CHAPTER MONROES ADMINISTRATION
364
The second United States Bank Indiana admitted into the Union
369
Territorial Organization of Florida History of Florida Apportion
370
JACKSONS ADMINISTRATION
377
The great Fire in New York December 1835 Decease of Eminent
384
Office Burned The Exploring Expedition The SubTreasury 892
395
Death of General Jackson His Character
404
His Election and Inauguration The Wilmot Proviso and Martin
415
His Accession Signing of the Omnibus Bills Lopez and the Cuban
421
His Inauguration The Mesilla Valley Dispute Captain Ringgolds
426
BUCHANANS ADMINISTRATION
435
LINCOLNS ADMINISTRATION
448
The Battle of Fort Donelson The Merrimac and Monitor
454
General Grant made LieutenantGeneral Campaign of the Army
462
THE INDIAN TERRITORY
472
SOUTH AMERICA
487
DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE 495 ARTICLES OF CONFEDERATION 497 CONSTITUTION
509

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Page 500 - States. — regulating the trade and managing all affairs with the Indians, not members of any of the States, provided that the legislative right of any State within its own limits be not infringed or violated — establishing and regulating . post-offices from one State to another, throughout all the United States, and exacting such postage on the papers passing thro...
Page 499 - ... defend their claim or cause, the court shall nevertheless proceed to pronounce sentence, or judgment, which shall in like manner be final and decisive, the judgment or sentence and other proceedings being in either case transmitted to congress, and lodged among the acts of congress for the security of the parties concerned : provided that every commissioner, before he sits in judgment, shall take an oath to be administered by one of the judges of the supreme or superior court of the state, where...
Page 499 - ... the United States in Congress assembled shall from time to time direct and appoint. The taxes for paying that proportion, shall be laid and levied by the authority and direction of the legislatures of the several States, within the time agreed upon by the United States in Congress assembled.
Page 506 - The Congress shall have power to dispose of and make all needful rules and regulations respecting the territory or other property belonging to the United States ; and nothing in this Constitution shall be so, construed as to prejudice any claims of the United States, or of any particular state. SECTION 4. The United States shall guarantee to every state in this Union, a republican form of government, and shall protect each of them against invasion, and on application of the legislature, or of the...
Page 499 - When land forces are raised by any State for the common defence, all officers of or under the rank of colonel, shall be appointed by the Legislature of each State respectively by whom such forces shall be raised, or in such manner as such State shall direct, and all vacancies shall be filled up by the State which first made the appointment.
Page 500 - ... to agree upon the number of land forces, and to make requisitions from each state for its quota, in proportion to the number of white inhabitants in such state...
Page 498 - ... shall not extend so far as to prevent the removal of property imported into any State, to any other State of which the owner is an inhabitant; provided also that no imposition, duties, or restriction shall be laid by any State, on the property of the United States, or either of them.
Page 498 - No state shall be represented in congress by less than two nor by more than seven members; and no person shall be capable of being a delegate for more than three years in any term of six years; nor shall any person, being a delegate, be capable of holding any office under the United States, for which he, or another for his benefit, receives any salary, fees, or emolument of any kind.
Page 500 - States or any of them, nor emit bills, nor borrow money on the credit of the United States, nor appropriate money, nor agree upon the number of vessels of war to be built or purchased, or the number of land or sea forces to be raised, nor appoint a Commander in Chief of the army or navy, unless nine States assent to the same...
Page 500 - States; and the officers and men so clothed, armed, and equipped, shall march to the place appointed, and within the time agreed on by the United States in congress assembled: but if the United States in congress assembled, shall, on consideration of circumstances, judge proper that any state should not raise men or should raise a smaller number than its quota, and that any other state should raise a greater number of men than the quota thereof, such extra number shall be raised, officered...

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