General History for Colleges and High Schools
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General History for Colleges and High Schools
By P. V. N. (Philip Van Ness) Myers
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  • A GENERAL HISTORY FOR COLLEGES AND HIGH SCHOOLS.
    • PREFACE.
    • TABLE OF CONTENTS.
      • PREFACE LIST OF MAPS GENERAL INTRODUCTION: THE RACES AND THEIR EARLY MIGRATIONS
        • PART I.
        • PART II.
        • MEDIÆVAL AND MODERN HISTORY.
      • PART I.
      • PART II.
      • MEDIÆVAL AND MODERN HISTORY.
    • PREFACE LIST OF MAPS GENERAL INTRODUCTION: THE RACES AND THEIR EARLY MIGRATIONS
      • PART I.
      • PART II.
      • MEDIÆVAL AND MODERN HISTORY.
    • PART I.
    • PART II.
    • MEDIÆVAL AND MODERN HISTORY.
    • LIST OF COLORED MAPS.
    • GENERAL HISTORY.
      • GENERAL INTRODUCTION: THE RACES AND THEIR EARLY MIGRATIONS.
        • RACES OF MANKIND, WITH CHIEF FAMILIES AND PEOPLES.
      • RACES OF MANKIND, WITH CHIEF FAMILIES AND PEOPLES.
    • GENERAL INTRODUCTION: THE RACES AND THEIR EARLY MIGRATIONS.
      • RACES OF MANKIND, WITH CHIEF FAMILIES AND PEOPLES.
    • RACES OF MANKIND, WITH CHIEF FAMILIES AND PEOPLES.
    • PART I.
      • SECTION I.—THE EASTERN NATIONS.
        • CHAPTER I.
        • 1. INDIA.
        • 2. CHINA.
      • CHAPTER I.
      • 1. INDIA.
      • 2. CHINA.
    • SECTION I.—THE EASTERN NATIONS.
      • CHAPTER I.
      • 1. INDIA.
      • 2. CHINA.
    • CHAPTER I.
    • 1. INDIA.
    • 2. CHINA.
    • CHAPTER II.
      • 1. POLITICAL HISTORY.
        • 2. RELIGION, ARTS, AND GENERAL CULTURE.
      • 2. RELIGION, ARTS, AND GENERAL CULTURE.
    • 1. POLITICAL HISTORY.
      • 2. RELIGION, ARTS, AND GENERAL CULTURE.
    • 2. RELIGION, ARTS, AND GENERAL CULTURE.
    • CHAPTER III.
      • 1. POLITICAL HISTORY.
        • 2. ARTS AND GENERAL CULTURE.
      • 2. ARTS AND GENERAL CULTURE.
    • 1. POLITICAL HISTORY.
      • 2. ARTS AND GENERAL CULTURE.
    • 2. ARTS AND GENERAL CULTURE.
    • CHAPTER IV.
      • 1. POLITICAL HISTORY.
        • 2. RELIGION, ARTS, AND GENERAL CULTURE.
      • 2. RELIGION, ARTS, AND GENERAL CULTURE.
    • 1. POLITICAL HISTORY.
      • 2. RELIGION, ARTS, AND GENERAL CULTURE.
    • 2. RELIGION, ARTS, AND GENERAL CULTURE.
    • CHAPTER V.
    • CHAPTER VI.
      • HEBREW RELIGION AND LITERATURE.
    • HEBREW RELIGION AND LITERATURE.
    • CHAPTER VII.
    • CHAPTER VIII.
      • 1. POLITICAL HISTORY.
        • 2. GOVERNMENT, RELIGION, AND ARTS.
        • TABLE OF KINGS OF MEDIA AND PERSIA.
      • 2. GOVERNMENT, RELIGION, AND ARTS.
      • TABLE OF KINGS OF MEDIA AND PERSIA.
    • 1. POLITICAL HISTORY.
      • 2. GOVERNMENT, RELIGION, AND ARTS.
      • TABLE OF KINGS OF MEDIA AND PERSIA.
    • 2. GOVERNMENT, RELIGION, AND ARTS.
    • TABLE OF KINGS OF MEDIA AND PERSIA.
    • SECTION II.—GRECIAN HISTORY
      • CHAPTER IX.
    • CHAPTER IX.
    • CHAPTER X.
    • CHAPTER XI.
    • CHAPTER XII.
      • 1. AGE OF THE TYRANTS AND OF COLONIZATION.
        • 2. THE GROWTH OF SPARTA.
        • 3. THE GROWTH OF ATHENS.
      • 2. THE GROWTH OF SPARTA.
      • 3. THE GROWTH OF ATHENS.
    • 1. AGE OF THE TYRANTS AND OF COLONIZATION.
      • 2. THE GROWTH OF SPARTA.
      • 3. THE GROWTH OF ATHENS.
    • 2. THE GROWTH OF SPARTA.
    • 3. THE GROWTH OF ATHENS.
    • CHAPTER XIII.
    • CHAPTER XIV.
      • THE AGE OF PERICLES (459-431 B.C.).
    • THE AGE OF PERICLES (459-431 B.C.).
    • CHAPTER XV.
      • 1. THE PELOPONNESIAN WAR (431-404 B.C.).
        • 2. THE SPARTAN AND THE THEBAN SUPREMACY.
      • 2. THE SPARTAN AND THE THEBAN SUPREMACY.
    • 1. THE PELOPONNESIAN WAR (431-404 B.C.).
      • 2. THE SPARTAN AND THE THEBAN SUPREMACY.
    • 2. THE SPARTAN AND THE THEBAN SUPREMACY.
    • CHAPTER XVI.
      • CHRONOLOGICAL SUMMARY OF GRECIAN HISTORY TO THE DEATH OF ALEXANDER THE GREAT.
    • CHRONOLOGICAL SUMMARY OF GRECIAN HISTORY TO THE DEATH OF ALEXANDER THE GREAT.
  • CHAPTER XVII.
    • CHAPTER XVIII.
      • 1. ARCHITECTURE.
        • 2. SCULPTURE AND PAINTING.
      • 2. SCULPTURE AND PAINTING.
    • 1. ARCHITECTURE.
      • 2. SCULPTURE AND PAINTING.
    • 2. SCULPTURE AND PAINTING.
    • CHAPTER XIX.
      • 1. EPIC AND LYRIC POETRY.
        • 2. THE DRAMA AND DRAMATISTS.
        • 3. HISTORY AND HISTORIANS.
        • 4. ORATORY.
        • 5. THE ALEXANDRIAN AGE.
      • 2. THE DRAMA AND DRAMATISTS.
      • 3. HISTORY AND HISTORIANS.
      • 4. ORATORY.
      • 5. THE ALEXANDRIAN AGE.
    • 1. EPIC AND LYRIC POETRY.
      • 2. THE DRAMA AND DRAMATISTS.
      • 3. HISTORY AND HISTORIANS.
      • 4. ORATORY.
      • 5. THE ALEXANDRIAN AGE.
    • 2. THE DRAMA AND DRAMATISTS.
    • 3. HISTORY AND HISTORIANS.
    • 4. ORATORY.
    • 5. THE ALEXANDRIAN AGE.
    • CHAPTER XX.
      • SCIENCE AMONG THE GREEKS.
    • SCIENCE AMONG THE GREEKS.
    • CHAPTER XXI.
    • SECTION III. ROMAN HISTORY.
      • CHAPTER XXII.
        • THE ROMAN RELIGION.
      • THE ROMAN RELIGION.
    • CHAPTER XXII.
      • THE ROMAN RELIGION.
    • THE ROMAN RELIGION.
    • CHAPTER XXIII.
      • SECESSION OF THE PLEBEIANS.
        • WARS FOR THE MASTERY OF ITALY.
      • WARS FOR THE MASTERY OF ITALY.
    • SECESSION OF THE PLEBEIANS.
      • WARS FOR THE MASTERY OF ITALY.
    • WARS FOR THE MASTERY OF ITALY.
    • CHAPTER XXIV.
    • CHAPTER XXV.
      • ROME BETWEEN THE FIRST AND THE SECOND PUNIC WAR.
        • CARTHAGE BETWEEN THE FIRST AND THE SECOND PUNIC WAR.
        • THE SECOND PUNIC WAR.
      • CARTHAGE BETWEEN THE FIRST AND THE SECOND PUNIC WAR.
      • THE SECOND PUNIC WAR.
    • ROME BETWEEN THE FIRST AND THE SECOND PUNIC WAR.
      • CARTHAGE BETWEEN THE FIRST AND THE SECOND PUNIC WAR.
      • THE SECOND PUNIC WAR.
    • CARTHAGE BETWEEN THE FIRST AND THE SECOND PUNIC WAR.
    • THE SECOND PUNIC WAR.
    • CHAPTER XXVI.
      • EVENTS BETWEEN THE SECOND AND THE THIRD PUNIC WAR.
        • THE THIRD PUNIC WAR.
        • WAR IN SPAIN.
      • THE THIRD PUNIC WAR.
      • WAR IN SPAIN.
    • EVENTS BETWEEN THE SECOND AND THE THIRD PUNIC WAR.
      • THE THIRD PUNIC WAR.
      • WAR IN SPAIN.
    • THE THIRD PUNIC WAR.
    • WAR IN SPAIN.
    • CHAPTER XXVII.
    • CHAPTER XXVIII.
    • CHAPTER XXIX.
    • CHAPTER XXX.
      • LAST DAYS OF THE EMPIRE IN THE WEST.
        • FINAL PARTITION OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE. (A.D. 395.)
      • FINAL PARTITION OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE. (A.D. 395.)
    • LAST DAYS OF THE EMPIRE IN THE WEST.
      • FINAL PARTITION OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE. (A.D. 395.)
    • FINAL PARTITION OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE. (A.D. 395.)
    • CHAPTER XXXI.
      • 1. ARCHITECTURE.
        • 2. LITERATURE, PHILOSOPHY, AND LAW.
        • 3. SOCIAL LIFE.
      • 2. LITERATURE, PHILOSOPHY, AND LAW.
      • 3. SOCIAL LIFE.
    • 1. ARCHITECTURE.
      • 2. LITERATURE, PHILOSOPHY, AND LAW.
      • 3. SOCIAL LIFE.
    • 2. LITERATURE, PHILOSOPHY, AND LAW.
    • 3. SOCIAL LIFE.
    • PART II.
      • INTRODUCTION.
    • INTRODUCTION.
    • SECTION I.—MEDIÆVAL HISTORY.
      • FIRST PERIOD.—THE DARK AGES. (FROM THE FALL OF ROME, A.D. 476, TO THE ELEVENTH CENTURY.)
    • FIRST PERIOD.—THE DARK AGES. (FROM THE FALL OF ROME, A.D. 476, TO THE ELEVENTH CENTURY.)
    • CHAPTER XXXII.
    • CHAPTER XXXIII.
    • CHAPTER XXXIV.
    • CHAPTER XXXV.
    • CHAPTER XXXVI.
    • CHAPTER XXXVII.
    • CHAPTER XXXVIII.
    • CHAPTER XXXIX.
    • SECOND PERIOD.—THE AGE OF REVIVAL. (FROM THE OPENING OF THE ELEVENTH CENTURY TO THE DISCOVERY OF AMERICA BY COLUMBUS IN 1492.)
    • CHAPTER XL.
      • 1. FEUDALISM.
        • 2. CHIVALRY.
      • 2. CHIVALRY.
    • 1. FEUDALISM.
      • 2. CHIVALRY.
    • 2. CHIVALRY.
    • CHAPTER XLI.
    • CHAPTER XLII.
      • 1. INTRODUCTORY: CAUSES OF THE CRUSADES.
        • 2. THE FIRST CRUSADE (1096-1099).
        • 3. THE SECOND CRUSADE (1147-1149).
        • 4. THE THIRD CRUSADE (1189-1192).
        • 5. THE FOURTH CRUSADE (1202-1204).
        • 6. CLOSE OF THE CRUSADES: THEIR RESULTS.
      • 2. THE FIRST CRUSADE (1096-1099).
      • 3. THE SECOND CRUSADE (1147-1149).
      • 4. THE THIRD CRUSADE (1189-1192).
      • 5. THE FOURTH CRUSADE (1202-1204).
      • 6. CLOSE OF THE CRUSADES: THEIR RESULTS.
    • 1. INTRODUCTORY: CAUSES OF THE CRUSADES.
      • 2. THE FIRST CRUSADE (1096-1099).
      • 3. THE SECOND CRUSADE (1147-1149).
      • 4. THE THIRD CRUSADE (1189-1192).
      • 5. THE FOURTH CRUSADE (1202-1204).
      • 6. CLOSE OF THE CRUSADES: THEIR RESULTS.
    • 2. THE FIRST CRUSADE (1096-1099).
    • 3. THE SECOND CRUSADE (1147-1149).
    • 4. THE THIRD CRUSADE (1189-1192).
    • 5. THE FOURTH CRUSADE (1202-1204).
    • 6. CLOSE OF THE CRUSADES: THEIR RESULTS.
    • CHAPTER XLIII.
    • CHAPTER XLIV.
      • THE OTTOMAN EMPIRE.
    • THE OTTOMAN EMPIRE.
    • CHAPTER XLV.
    • CHAPTER XLVI.
    • CHAPTER XLVII.
      • 1. ENGLAND.
        • 2. FRANCE.
        • 3. SPAIN.
        • 4. GERMANY.
        • 5. RUSSIA.
        • 6. ITALY.
        • 7. THE NORTHERN COUNTRIES.
      • 2. FRANCE.
      • 3. SPAIN.
      • 4. GERMANY.
      • 5. RUSSIA.
      • 6. ITALY.
      • 7. THE NORTHERN COUNTRIES.
    • 1. ENGLAND.
      • 2. FRANCE.
      • 3. SPAIN.
      • 4. GERMANY.
      • 5. RUSSIA.
      • 6. ITALY.
      • 7. THE NORTHERN COUNTRIES.
    • 2. FRANCE.
    • 3. SPAIN.
    • 4. GERMANY.
    • 5. RUSSIA.
    • 6. ITALY.
    • 7. THE NORTHERN COUNTRIES.
    • SECTION II.—MODERN HISTORY.
    • FIRST PERIOD.—THE ERA OF THE PROTESTANT REFORMATION. (FROM THE DISCOVERY OF AMERICA TO THE PEACE OF WESTPHALIA, IN 1648.)
    • CHAPTER XLVIII.
    • CHAPTER XLIX.
      • 1. REIGN OF THE EMPEROR CHARLES V. (1519-1556).
        • 2. SPAIN UNDER PHILIP II. (1556-1598).
      • 2. SPAIN UNDER PHILIP II. (1556-1598).
    • 1. REIGN OF THE EMPEROR CHARLES V. (1519-1556).
      • 2. SPAIN UNDER PHILIP II. (1556-1598).
    • 2. SPAIN UNDER PHILIP II. (1556-1598).
    • CHAPTER L.
      • 1. INTRODUCTORY.
        • 2. THE REIGN OF HENRY VII. (1485-1509).
        • 3. ENGLAND SEVERED FROM THE PAPACY BY HENRY VIII. (1509-1547).
        • 4. CHANGES IN THE CREED AND RITUAL UNDER EDWARD VI. (1547-1553).
        • 5. REACTION UNDER MARY (1553-1558).
        • 6. FINAL ESTABLISHMENT OF PROTESTANTISM UNDER ELIZABETH (1558-1603).
      • 2. THE REIGN OF HENRY VII. (1485-1509).
      • 3. ENGLAND SEVERED FROM THE PAPACY BY HENRY VIII. (1509-1547).
      • 4. CHANGES IN THE CREED AND RITUAL UNDER EDWARD VI. (1547-1553).
      • 5. REACTION UNDER MARY (1553-1558).
      • 6. FINAL ESTABLISHMENT OF PROTESTANTISM UNDER ELIZABETH (1558-1603).
    • 1. INTRODUCTORY.
      • 2. THE REIGN OF HENRY VII. (1485-1509).
      • 3. ENGLAND SEVERED FROM THE PAPACY BY HENRY VIII. (1509-1547).
      • 4. CHANGES IN THE CREED AND RITUAL UNDER EDWARD VI. (1547-1553).
      • 5. REACTION UNDER MARY (1553-1558).
      • 6. FINAL ESTABLISHMENT OF PROTESTANTISM UNDER ELIZABETH (1558-1603).
    • 2. THE REIGN OF HENRY VII. (1485-1509).
    • 3. ENGLAND SEVERED FROM THE PAPACY BY HENRY VIII. (1509-1547).
    • 4. CHANGES IN THE CREED AND RITUAL UNDER EDWARD VI. (1547-1553).
    • 5. REACTION UNDER MARY (1553-1558).
    • 6. FINAL ESTABLISHMENT OF PROTESTANTISM UNDER ELIZABETH (1558-1603).
    • CHAPTER LI.
    • CHAPTER LII.
    • CHAPTER LIII.
    • SECOND PERIOD.—THE ERA OF THE POLITICAL REVOLUTION. (FROM THE PEACE OF WESTPHALIA IN 1648 TO THE PRESENT TIME.)
    • CHAPTER LIV.
    • CHAPTER LV.
      • I. THE FIRST TWO STUARTS.
        • II. THE COMMONWEALTH (1649-1660).
        • III. THE RESTORED STUARTS.
        • IV. THE ORANGE-STUARTS.
      • II. THE COMMONWEALTH (1649-1660).
      • III. THE RESTORED STUARTS.
      • IV. THE ORANGE-STUARTS.
    • I. THE FIRST TWO STUARTS.
      • II. THE COMMONWEALTH (1649-1660).
      • III. THE RESTORED STUARTS.
      • IV. THE ORANGE-STUARTS.
    • II. THE COMMONWEALTH (1649-1660).
    • III. THE RESTORED STUARTS.
    • IV. THE ORANGE-STUARTS.
    • CHAPTER LVI.
    • CHAPTER LVII.
    • CHAPTER LVIII.
      • 1. CAUSES OF THE REVOLUTION: THE STATES-GENERAL OF 1789.
    • 1. CAUSES OF THE REVOLUTION: THE STATES-GENERAL OF 1789.
    • CHAPTER LIX.
      • 1. THE CONSULATE AND THE EMPIRE (1799-1815).
        • 2. FRANCE SINCE THE SECOND RESTORATION (1815-).
      • 2. FRANCE SINCE THE SECOND RESTORATION (1815-).
    • 1. THE CONSULATE AND THE EMPIRE (1799-1815).
      • 2. FRANCE SINCE THE SECOND RESTORATION (1815-).
    • 2. FRANCE SINCE THE SECOND RESTORATION (1815-).
    • CHAPTER LX.
    • CHAPTER LXI.
    • CHAPTER LXII.
    • CHAPTER LXIII.
      • 1. PROGRESS TOWARDS DEMOCRACY.
        • 2. EXPANSION OF THE PRINCIPLE OF RELIGIOUS EQUALITY.
        • 3. GROWTH OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE IN THE EAST.
      • 2. EXPANSION OF THE PRINCIPLE OF RELIGIOUS EQUALITY.
      • 3. GROWTH OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE IN THE EAST.
    • 1. PROGRESS TOWARDS DEMOCRACY.
      • 2. EXPANSION OF THE PRINCIPLE OF RELIGIOUS EQUALITY.
      • 3. GROWTH OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE IN THE EAST.
    • 2. EXPANSION OF THE PRINCIPLE OF RELIGIOUS EQUALITY.
    • 3. GROWTH OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE IN THE EAST.
    • CONCLUSION: THE NEW AGE.
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