A Brief History of the United States
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A Brief History of the United States

By Joel Dorman Steele
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  • TABLE OF CONTENTS.
    • SECOND EPOCH.
      • THIRD EPOCH.
        • FOURTH EPOCH.
        • FIFTH EPOCH.
        • SIXTH EPOCH.
      • FOURTH EPOCH.
      • FIFTH EPOCH.
      • SIXTH EPOCH.
      • INTRODUCTION.
      • INDIAN CHARACTERISTICS.
      • FIRST EPOCH.
      • SECOND EPOCH.
      • THIRD EPOCH.
      • FOURTH EPOCH.
      • FIFTH EPOCH.
      • SIXTH EPOCH.
      • REFERENCES FOR READING.
    • THIRD EPOCH.
      • FOURTH EPOCH.
      • FIFTH EPOCH.
      • SIXTH EPOCH.
    • FOURTH EPOCH.
    • FIFTH EPOCH.
    • SIXTH EPOCH.
    • INTRODUCTION.
    • INDIAN CHARACTERISTICS.
    • FIRST EPOCH.
    • SECOND EPOCH.
    • THIRD EPOCH.
    • FOURTH EPOCH.
    • FIFTH EPOCH.
    • SIXTH EPOCH.
    • REFERENCES FOR READING.
  • EPOCH 1.
    • EARLY DISCOVERIES AND SETTLEMENTS.
      • SPANISH EXPLORATIONS.
      • EXPLORATIONS ON THE PACIFIC.
      • EXTENT OF THE SPANISH POSSESSIONS.
      • FRENCH EXPLORATIONS.
      • ENGLISH EXPLORATIONS.
      • DUTCH EXPLORATIONS.
      • EXTENT OF THESE EXPLORATIONS.
      • REFERENCES FOR READING
    • SPANISH EXPLORATIONS.
    • EXPLORATIONS ON THE PACIFIC.
    • EXTENT OF THE SPANISH POSSESSIONS.
    • FRENCH EXPLORATIONS.
    • ENGLISH EXPLORATIONS.
    • DUTCH EXPLORATIONS.
    • EXTENT OF THESE EXPLORATIONS.
    • REFERENCES FOR READING
  • EPOCH II.
    • DEVELOPMENT OF THE ENGLISH COLONIES.
      • VIRGINIA.
      • MASSACHUSETTS.
      • PLYMOUTH COLONY.
      • MASSACHUSETTS BAY COLONY.
      • MAINE AND NEW HAMPSHIRE.
      • CONNECTICUT.
      • RHODE ISLAND.
      • NEW YORK.
    • VIRGINIA.
    • MASSACHUSETTS.
    • PLYMOUTH COLONY.
    • MASSACHUSETTS BAY COLONY.
    • MAINE AND NEW HAMPSHIRE.
    • CONNECTICUT.
    • RHODE ISLAND.
    • NEW YORK.
  • EPOCH II.
    • THE FOUR DUTCH GOVERNORS
      • NEW JERSEY.
      • PENNSYLVANIA AND DELAWARE.
      • MARYLAND.
      • CIVIL WARS.
      • THE CAROLINAS.
      • GEORGIA.
      • INTER-COLONIAL WARS.
      • I. KING WILLIAM'S WAR. (1689-1697.)
      • II. QUEEN ANNE'S WAR. (1702-1713.)
      • III. KING GEORGE'S WAR.
      • IV. FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR. (1754-1763)
      • THE FIVE OBJECTIVE POINTS OF THE WAR.
        • 1. FORT DU QUESNE.
        • 2. ACADIA AND LOUISBURG.
        • 3. CROWN POINT AND TICONDEROGA.
        • 4. NIAGARA.
      • 1. FORT DU QUESNE.
      • 2. ACADIA AND LOUISBURG.
      • 3. CROWN POINT AND TICONDEROGA.
      • 4. NIAGARA.
      • CLOSE OF THE WAR.
      • CONDITION OF THE COLONIES.
      • REFERENCES FOR READING.
    • NEW JERSEY.
    • PENNSYLVANIA AND DELAWARE.
    • MARYLAND.
    • CIVIL WARS.
    • THE CAROLINAS.
    • GEORGIA.
    • INTER-COLONIAL WARS.
    • I. KING WILLIAM'S WAR. (1689-1697.)
    • II. QUEEN ANNE'S WAR. (1702-1713.)
    • III. KING GEORGE'S WAR.
    • IV. FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR. (1754-1763)
    • THE FIVE OBJECTIVE POINTS OF THE WAR.
      • 1. FORT DU QUESNE.
      • 2. ACADIA AND LOUISBURG.
      • 3. CROWN POINT AND TICONDEROGA.
      • 4. NIAGARA.
    • 1. FORT DU QUESNE.
    • 2. ACADIA AND LOUISBURG.
    • 3. CROWN POINT AND TICONDEROGA.
    • 4. NIAGARA.
    • CLOSE OF THE WAR.
    • CONDITION OF THE COLONIES.
    • REFERENCES FOR READING.
  • EPOCH III.
    • THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR.
      • CAUSES OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION.
      • REFERENCES FOR READING.
    • CAUSES OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION.
    • REFERENCES FOR READING.
  • EPOCH IV.
    • DEVELOPMENT OF THE STATES.
      • WASHINGTON'S ADMINISTRATION. (FIRST PRESIDENT—TWO TERMS 1789-1797)
      • ADAMS'S ADMINISTRATION.
      • (SECOND PRESIDENT: 1797-1801)
      • JEFFERSON'S ADMINISTRATION.
      • MADISON'S ADMINISTRATION.
      • (FOURTH PRESIDENT—TWO TERMS: 1809-1817.)
      • SECOND WAR WITH GREAT BRITAIN, 1812-14.
      • MONROE'S ADMINISTRATION.
      • (FIFTH PRESIDENT—TWO TERMS: 1817-1825.)
      • J. Q. ADAMS'S ADMINISTRATION.
      • (SIXTH PRESIDENT: 1825-1829)
      • JACKSON'S ADMINISTRATION.
      • (SEVENTH PRESIDENT—TWO TERMS: 1829-1837.)
      • VAN BUREN'S ADMINISTRATION
      • (EIGHTH PRESIDENT: 1837-1841.)
      • HARRISON AND TYLER'S ADMINISTRATION.
      • (NINTH AND TENTH PRESIDENTS: 1841-1845.)
      • JAMES K. POLK'S ADMINISTRATION.
      • (ELEVENTH PRESIDENT: 1845-1849.)
      • WAR WITH MEXICO. 1846-7.
      • I. GENERAL TAYLOR'S ARMY.
      • INVASION OF MEXICO.
      • II. GENERAL KEARNEY'S ARMY.
      • III. GENERAL SCOTT'S ARMY.
      • TAYLOR AND FILLMORE'S ADMINISTRATION.
      • (TWELFTH AND THIRTEENTH PRESIDENTS: 1849-1853)
      • PIERCE'S ADMINISTRATION.
      • (FOURTEENTH PRESIDENT: 1853-1857.)
      • BUCHANAN'S ADMINISTRATION.
      • (FIFTEENTH PRESIDENT: 1857-1861.)
      • STATES ADMITTED DURING THE FOURTH EPOCH.
      • REFERENCES FOR READING.
    • WASHINGTON'S ADMINISTRATION. (FIRST PRESIDENT—TWO TERMS 1789-1797)
    • ADAMS'S ADMINISTRATION.
    • (SECOND PRESIDENT: 1797-1801)
    • JEFFERSON'S ADMINISTRATION.
    • MADISON'S ADMINISTRATION.
    • (FOURTH PRESIDENT—TWO TERMS: 1809-1817.)
    • SECOND WAR WITH GREAT BRITAIN, 1812-14.
    • MONROE'S ADMINISTRATION.
    • (FIFTH PRESIDENT—TWO TERMS: 1817-1825.)
    • J. Q. ADAMS'S ADMINISTRATION.
    • (SIXTH PRESIDENT: 1825-1829)
    • JACKSON'S ADMINISTRATION.
    • (SEVENTH PRESIDENT—TWO TERMS: 1829-1837.)
    • VAN BUREN'S ADMINISTRATION
    • (EIGHTH PRESIDENT: 1837-1841.)
    • HARRISON AND TYLER'S ADMINISTRATION.
    • (NINTH AND TENTH PRESIDENTS: 1841-1845.)
    • JAMES K. POLK'S ADMINISTRATION.
    • (ELEVENTH PRESIDENT: 1845-1849.)
    • WAR WITH MEXICO. 1846-7.
    • I. GENERAL TAYLOR'S ARMY.
    • INVASION OF MEXICO.
    • II. GENERAL KEARNEY'S ARMY.
    • III. GENERAL SCOTT'S ARMY.
    • TAYLOR AND FILLMORE'S ADMINISTRATION.
    • (TWELFTH AND THIRTEENTH PRESIDENTS: 1849-1853)
    • PIERCE'S ADMINISTRATION.
    • (FOURTEENTH PRESIDENT: 1853-1857.)
    • BUCHANAN'S ADMINISTRATION.
    • (FIFTEENTH PRESIDENT: 1857-1861.)
    • STATES ADMITTED DURING THE FOURTH EPOCH.
    • REFERENCES FOR READING.
  • EPOCH V.
    • THE CIVIL WAR.
      • LINCOLN'S ADMINISTRATION.
      • (SIXTEENTH PRESIDENT: 1861-1865)
      • THE WAR IN VIRGINIA.
      • ARLINGTON HEIGHTS AND ALEXANDRIA
      • THE WAR IN MISSOURI.
      • THE WAR IN THE WEST.
      • THE WAR ON THE SEA AND THE COAST.
      • BURNSIDE'S EXPEDITION AGAINST ROANOKE ISLAND
      • THE WAR IN THE EAST.
      • THE SIOUX WAR.
      • THE WAR IN THE WEST.
      • THE WAR IN TENNESSEE AND GEORGIA.
      • BATTLE OF CHATTANOOGA
      • THE WAR IN EAST TENNESSEE.
      • THE WAR IN THE EAST.
      • THE WAR ON THE SEA AND THE COAST.
      • THE WAR IN TENNESSEE AND GEORGIA.
      • THE WAR IN VIRGINIA.
      • RED RIVER EXPEDITION.
      • THE WAR ON THE SEA AND ON THE COAST.
      • GENERAL REVIEW OF THE FOURTH YEAR OF THE WAR.—
      • REFERENCES FOR READING.
    • LINCOLN'S ADMINISTRATION.
    • (SIXTEENTH PRESIDENT: 1861-1865)
    • THE WAR IN VIRGINIA.
    • ARLINGTON HEIGHTS AND ALEXANDRIA
    • THE WAR IN MISSOURI.
    • THE WAR IN THE WEST.
    • THE WAR ON THE SEA AND THE COAST.
    • BURNSIDE'S EXPEDITION AGAINST ROANOKE ISLAND
    • THE WAR IN THE EAST.
    • THE SIOUX WAR.
    • THE WAR IN THE WEST.
    • THE WAR IN TENNESSEE AND GEORGIA.
    • BATTLE OF CHATTANOOGA
    • THE WAR IN EAST TENNESSEE.
    • THE WAR IN THE EAST.
    • THE WAR ON THE SEA AND THE COAST.
    • THE WAR IN TENNESSEE AND GEORGIA.
    • THE WAR IN VIRGINIA.
    • RED RIVER EXPEDITION.
    • THE WAR ON THE SEA AND ON THE COAST.
    • GENERAL REVIEW OF THE FOURTH YEAR OF THE WAR.—
    • REFERENCES FOR READING.
  • EPOCH VI.
    • RECONSTRUCTION AND PASSING EVENTS.
      • JOHNSON'S ADMINISTRATION.
      • (SEVENTEENTH PRESIDENT: 1865-1869.)
      • GRANT'S ADMINISTRATION.
      • (EIGHTEENTH PRESIDENT—TWO TERMS: 1869-1877.)
      • HAYES'S ADMINISTRATION.
      • QUESTIONS FOR CLASS USE.
      • INTRODUCTION.
      • FIRST EPOCH.
      • SECOND EPOCH.
      • THIRD EPOCH.
      • FOURTH EPOCH.
      • FIFTH EPOCH.
      • SIXTH EPOCH.
      • HISTORICAL RECREATIONS.
      • DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE.
      • A DECLARATION BY THE REPRESENTATIVES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, IN CONGRESS ASSEMBLED.
      • CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES
      • SECTION III.
      • SECTION IV.
      • ARTICLE III.—JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT.
      • SECTION III.
        • PENNSYLVANIA. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, THOMAS MIFFLIN, ROBERT MORRIS, GEORGE CLYMER, THOMAS FITZSIMONS, JARED INGERSOLL, JAMES WILSON. GOUVERNEUR MORRIS.
      • PENNSYLVANIA. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, THOMAS MIFFLIN, ROBERT MORRIS, GEORGE CLYMER, THOMAS FITZSIMONS, JARED INGERSOLL, JAMES WILSON. GOUVERNEUR MORRIS.
      • AMENDMENTS
    • JOHNSON'S ADMINISTRATION.
    • (SEVENTEENTH PRESIDENT: 1865-1869.)
    • GRANT'S ADMINISTRATION.
    • (EIGHTEENTH PRESIDENT—TWO TERMS: 1869-1877.)
    • HAYES'S ADMINISTRATION.
    • QUESTIONS FOR CLASS USE.
    • INTRODUCTION.
    • FIRST EPOCH.
    • SECOND EPOCH.
    • THIRD EPOCH.
    • FOURTH EPOCH.
    • FIFTH EPOCH.
    • SIXTH EPOCH.
    • HISTORICAL RECREATIONS.
    • DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE.
    • A DECLARATION BY THE REPRESENTATIVES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, IN CONGRESS ASSEMBLED.
    • CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES
    • SECTION III.
    • SECTION IV.
    • ARTICLE III.—JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT.
    • SECTION III.
      • PENNSYLVANIA. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, THOMAS MIFFLIN, ROBERT MORRIS, GEORGE CLYMER, THOMAS FITZSIMONS, JARED INGERSOLL, JAMES WILSON. GOUVERNEUR MORRIS.
    • PENNSYLVANIA. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, THOMAS MIFFLIN, ROBERT MORRIS, GEORGE CLYMER, THOMAS FITZSIMONS, JARED INGERSOLL, JAMES WILSON. GOUVERNEUR MORRIS.
    • AMENDMENTS
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