This Country of Ours
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This Country of Ours

By H. E. (Henrietta Elizabeth) Marshall
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This vountry of ours is a classic work featuring details of United States history from settlement through the Woodrow administration. Included among the ninety-nine chapters are accounts of exploration, pioneers, settlement in the new world, and the founding of the constitution. This is an excellent timeless work which is great for students and scholars of all ages.

Table of Contents
  • Chapter 1 - How the Vikings of Old Sought and Found New Lands
  • Chapter 2 - The Sea of Darkness and the Great Faith of Columbus
  • Chapter 3 - How Columbus Fared Forth Upon The Sea of Darkness and Came to Pleasant Lands Beyond
  • Chapter 4 - How Columbus Returned Home in Triumph
    • Chapter 5 - How America Was Named
  • Chapter 6 - How The Flag of England Was Planted on the Shores of the New World
  • Chapter 7 - How The Flag of France Was Planted in Florida
  • Chapter 8 - How The French Founded a Colony in Florida
  • Chapter 9 - How the Spaniards Drove the French Out of Florida
  • Chapter 10 - How a Frenchman Avenged the Death of His Countrymen
  • Chapter 11 - The Adventures of Sir Humphrey Gilbert
  • Chapter 12 - About Sir Walter Raleigh's Adventures in the Golden West
  • Chapter 13 - The Adventures of Captain John Smith
  • Chapter 14 - More Adventures of Captain John Smith
  • Chapter 15 - How the Colony was Saved
  • Chapter 16 - How Pocahontas Took a Journey Over the Seas
  • Chapter 17 - How the Redmen Fought Against Their White Brothers
  • Chapter 18 - How Englishmen Fought a Duel With Tyranny
  • Chapter 19 - The Coming of the Cavaliers
  • Chapter 20 - Bacon's Rebellion
  • Chapter 21 - The Story of the Knights of the Golden Horseshoe
  • Chapter 22 - The Story of the Pilgrim Fathers
  • Chapter 23 - The Founding of Massachusetts
  • Chapter 24 - The Story of Harry Vane
  • Chapter 25 - The Story of Anne Hutchinson and the Founding of Rhode Island
  • Chapter 26 - The Founding of Harvard
  • Chapter 27 - How Quakers First Came to New England
  • Chapter 28 - How Maine and New Hampshire Were Founded
  • Chapter 29 - The Founding of Connecticut and War with the Indians
  • Chapter 30 - The Founding of New Haven
  • Chapter 31 - The Hunt for the Regicides
  • Chapter 32 - King Philip's War
  • Chapter 33 - How The Charter of Connecticut Was Saved
  • Chapter 34 - The Witches of Salem
    • Chapter 35 - The Founding of Maryland
  • Chapter 36 - How New Amsterdam Became New York
  • Chapter 37 - How a German Ruled New York
  • Chapter 38 - Pirates!
  • Chapter 39 - The Founding of New Jersey
  • Chapter 40 - The Founding of Pennsylvania
  • Chapter 41 - How Benjamin Franklin Came to Philadelphia
  • Chapter 42 - The Founding of North and South Carolina
  • Chapter 43 - War With the Indians in North and South Carolina
  • Chapter 44 - The Founding of Georgia
  • Chapter 45 - How the Mississippi was Discovered
  • Chapter 46 - King William's War and Queen Anne's War
  • Chapter 47 - The Mississippi Bubble
  • Chapter 48 - How a Terrible Disaster Befell the British Army
  • Chapter 49 - The End of the French Rule in America
  • Chapter 50 - The Rebellion of Pontiac
  • Chapter 51 - The Boston Tea party
  • Chapter 52 - Paul Revere's Ride - The Unsheathing of the Sword
  • Chapter 53 - The First Thrust-The Battle of Bunker Hill
  • Chapter 54 - The War In Canada
  • Chapter 55 - The Birth of A Great Nation
  • Chapter 56 - The Darkest Hour - Trenton and Princeton
  • Chapter 57 - Burgoyne's Campaign - Bennington and Oriskany
  • Chapter 58 - Burgoyne's Campaign - Bemis Heights and Saratoga
  • Chapter 59 - Brandywine - Germantown - Valley Forge
  • Chapter 60 - War on the Sea
  • Chapter 61 - The Battle of Monmouth - The Story of Captain Molly
  • Chapter 62 - The Story of a Great Crime
  • Chapter 63 - A Turning Point in the World's History
  • Chapter 64 - Washington First In War, First In Peace
  • Chapter 65 - Adams - How He Kept Peace with France
  • Chapter 66 - Jefferson - How the Territory of the United States was Doubled
  • Chapter 67 - Jefferson - How the Door Into the Far West was Opened
  • Chapter 68 - Jefferson - About An American Who Wanted to be a King
  • Chapter 69 - Madison - The Shooting Star and the Prophet
  • Chapter 70 - Madison - War with Great Britain
  • Chapter 71 - Monroe-The First Whispers of a Storm-Monroe's Famous Doctrine
  • Chapter 72 - Adams - The Tariff of Abominations
  • Chapter 73 - Jackson - "Liberty and Union, Now and Forever" - Van Buren - Hard Times
  • Chapter 74 - Harrison - The Hero of Tippecanoe
  • Chapter 75 - Tyler - Florida Becomes a State
  • Chapter 76 - Polk - How Much Land Was Added to the United States
  • Chapter 77 - Polk - The Finding of Gold
  • Chapter 78 - Taylor - Union or Disunion
  • Chapter 79 - Fillmore - The Underground Railroad
  • Chapter 80 - Pierce - The Story of "Bleeding Kansas"
  • Chapter 81 - Buchanan - The Story of the Mormons
  • Chapter 82 - Buchanan - The First Shots
  • Chapter 83 - Lincoln - From Bull Run to Fort Donelson
  • Chapter 84 - Lincoln - The Story of the First Battle Between Ironclads
  • Chapter 85 - Lincoln - The Battle of Shiloh and the Taking of New Orleans
  • Chapter 86 - Lincoln - The Slaves are Made Free
  • Chapter 87 - Lincoln - Chancellorsville - The Death of Stonewall Jackson
  • Chapter 88 - Lincoln - The Battle of Gettysburg
  • Chapter 89 - Lincoln-Grant's Campaign-Sheridan's Ride
  • Chapter 90 - Lincoln - Sherman's March to the Sea - Lincoln Re-Elected President
  • Chapter 91 - Lincoln - The End of the War - The President's Death
  • Chapter 92 - Johnson - How The President Was Impeached
  • Chapter 93 - Grant - A Peaceful Victory
  • Chapter 94 - Hayes - Garfield - Arthur
  • Chapter 95 - Cleveland - Harrison - Cleveland
  • Chapter 96 - McKinley - War and Sudden Death
  • Chapter 97 - Roosevelt - Taft
  • Chapter 98 - Wilson - Troubles With Mexico
  • Chapter 99 - Wilson -The Great War
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