The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 14
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The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 14

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Table of Contents
  • THE GREAT EVENTS
  • BY
  • FAMOUS HISTORIANS
    • NON-SECTARIAN         NON-PARTISAN         NON-SECTIONAL
    • EDITOR-IN-CHIEF
  • ROSSITER JOHNSON, LL.D.
    • ASSOCIATE EDITORS
    • CHARLES F. HORNE, Ph.D.
    • JOHN RUDD, LL.D.
      • With a staff of specialists
      • VOLUME XIV
      • The National Alumni
    • With a staff of specialists
    • VOLUME XIV
    • The National Alumni
  • CONTENTS
    • VOLUME XIV
  • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
    • VOLUME XIV
    • AN OUTLINE NARRATIVE
      • TRACING BRIEFLY THE CAUSES, CONNECTIONS, AND CONSEQUENCES OF
    • TRACING BRIEFLY THE CAUSES, CONNECTIONS, AND CONSEQUENCES OF
  • THE GREAT EVENTS
    • (THE EPOCH OF REVOLUTION)
    • CHARLES F. HORNE
      • THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
      • THE FRENCH REVOLUTION
      • FORMATION OF THE UNITED STATES
      • OVERTHROW OF DEMOCRACY IN FRANCE
      • [FOR THE NEXT SECTION OF THIS GENERAL SURVEY SEE VOLUME XV]
    • THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
    • THE FRENCH REVOLUTION
    • FORMATION OF THE UNITED STATES
    • OVERTHROW OF DEMOCRACY IN FRANCE
    • [FOR THE NEXT SECTION OF THIS GENERAL SURVEY SEE VOLUME XV]
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • BATTLE OF LEXINGTON
    • a.d. 1775
    • RICHARD FROTHINGHAM
  • BATTLE OF BUNKER HILL
    • a.d. 1775
    • JOHN BURGOYNE       JOHN H. JESSE       JAMES GRAHAME
      • JOHN BURGOYNE
      • JOHN HENEAGE JESSE
      • JAMES GRAHAME
    • JOHN BURGOYNE
    • JOHN HENEAGE JESSE
    • JAMES GRAHAME
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • CANADA REMAINS LOYAL TO ENGLAND
    • MONTGOMERY'S INVASION
      • a.d. 1775
    • a.d. 1775
    • JOHN McMULLEN
  • SIGNING OF AMERICAN DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE
    • a.d. 1776
    • THOMAS JEFFERSON         JOHN A. DOYLE
      • THOMAS JEFFERSON
      • JOHN ANDREW DOYLE
    • THOMAS JEFFERSON
    • JOHN ANDREW DOYLE
  • DEFEAT OF BURGOYNE AT SARATOGA
    • a.d. 1777
    • SIR EDWARD SHEPHERD CREASY
  • FIRST VICTORY OF THE AMERICAN NAVY
    • a.d. 1779
    • ALEXANDER SLIDELL MACKENZIE
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • JOSEPH II ATTEMPTS REFORM IN HUNGARY[28]
    • a.d. 1780
    • ARMINIUS VAMBERY
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • SIEGE AND SURRENDER OF YORKTOWN
    • a.d. 1781
    • HENRY B. DAWSON            LORD CORNWALLIS
      • HENRY B. DAWSON
      • LORD CORNWALLIS
    • HENRY B. DAWSON
    • LORD CORNWALLIS
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • BRITISH DEFENCE OF GIBRALTAR
    • a.d. 1782
    • FREDERICK SAYER
  • END OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
    • a.d. 1782
    • JOHN ADAMS       BENJAMIN FRANKLIN       JOHN JAY HENRY LAURENS       JOHN M. LUDLOW
      • THE AMERICAN PEACE COMMISSIONERS
      • Remarks on Article 2d, relative to Boundaries
      • Remarks on Article 4th, respecting Creditors
      • Remarks on Articles 5th and 6th, respecting Refugees
      • JOHN M. LUDLOW
    • THE AMERICAN PEACE COMMISSIONERS
    • Remarks on Article 2d, relative to Boundaries
    • Remarks on Article 4th, respecting Creditors
    • Remarks on Articles 5th and 6th, respecting Refugees
    • JOHN M. LUDLOW
  • SETTLEMENT OF AMERICAN LOYALISTS IN CANADA[30]
    • a.d. 1783
    • SIR JOHN G. BOURINOT
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • FIRST BALLOON ASCENSION
    • a.d. 1783
    • HATTON TURNOR
      • "INFORMATION FOR THE PEOPLE ON THE ASCENT OF BALLOONS, OR GLOBES, IN THE AIR
    • "INFORMATION FOR THE PEOPLE ON THE ASCENT OF BALLOONS, OR GLOBES, IN THE AIR
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • FRAMING OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES
    • a.d. 1787
    • ANDREW W. YOUNG           JOSEPH STORY
      • ANDREW W. YOUNG
      • JOSEPH STORY
    • ANDREW W. YOUNG
    • JOSEPH STORY
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • INAUGURATION OF WASHINGTON
    • HIS FAREWELL ADDRESS
      • a.d. 1789-1797
    • a.d. 1789-1797
    • JAMES K. PAULDING and GEORGE WASHINGTON
  • FRENCH REVOLUTION: STORMING OF THE BASTILLE
    • a.d. 1789
    • WILLIAM HAZLITT
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • ESTABLISHMENT OF THE UNITED STATES BANK
    • a.d. 1791
    • ALEXANDER HAMILTON and LAWRENCE LEWIS, Jr.
  • NEGRO REVOLUTION IN HAITI
    • TOUSSAINT LOUVERTURE ESTABLISHES THE DOMINION OF HIS RACE
      • a.d. 1791
    • a.d. 1791
    • CHARLES WYLLYS ELLIOTT
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • REPUBLICAN FRANCE DEFIES EUROPE
    • BATTLE OF VALMY
      • a.d. 1792
    • a.d. 1792
    • ALPHONSE M. L. LAMARTINE
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • INVENTION OF THE COTTON-GIN
    • GROWTH OF THE COTTON INDUSTRY IN AMERICA
      • a.d. 1793
    • a.d. 1793
    • CHARLES W. DABNEY       R. B. HANDY       DENISON OLMSTED
      • CHARLES W. DABNEY
      • ROBERT B. HANDY
      • DENISON OLMSTED
    • CHARLES W. DABNEY
    • ROBERT B. HANDY
    • DENISON OLMSTED
  • EXECUTION OF LOUIS XVI
    • MURDER OF MARAT: CIVIL WAR IN FRANCE
      • a.d. 1793
    • a.d. 1793
    • THOMAS CARLYLE
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • THE REIGN OF TERROR
    • a.d. 1794
    • FRANÇOIS P. G. GUIZOT
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • THE DOWNFALL OF POLAND
    • a.d. 1794
    • SIR ARCHIBALD ALISON
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • THE RISE OF NAPOLEON
    • THE FRENCH CONQUEST OF ITALY
      • a.d. 1796
    • a.d. 1796
    • SIR WALTER SCOTT
  • OVERTHROW OF THE MAMELUKES
    • THE BATTLE OF THE NILE
      • a.d. 1798
    • a.d. 1798
    • CHARLES KNIGHT
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • JENNER INTRODUCES VACCINATION
    • a.d. 1798
    • SIR THOMAS J. PETTIGREW
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • CHRONOLOGY OF UNIVERSAL HISTORY
    • EMBRACING THE PERIOD COVERED IN THIS VOLUME
      • a.d. 1775-1799
    • a.d. 1775-1799
    • JOHN RUDD, LL.D.
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