Famous Men and Great Events of the Nineteenth Century
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Famous Men and Great Events of the Nineteenth Century

By Charles Morris
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  • Famous Men And Great Events of the Nineteenth Century
    • LIST OF CHAPTERS AND SUBJECTS
    • LIST OF FULL-PAGE ILLUSTRATIONS
    • ALPHABETICAL LIST OF PORTRAITS
    • INTRODUCTION.
    • CHAPTER I. The Threshold of the Century.
    • CHAPTER II. Napoleon Bonaparte; The Man of Destiny.
    • CHAPTER III. Europe in the Grasp of the Iron Hand.
    • CHAPTER IV. The Decline and Fall of Napoleon’s Empire.
    • CHAPTER V. Nelson and Wellington, the Champions of England.
    • CHAPTER VI. From the Napoleonic Wars to the Revolution of 1830.
    • CHAPTER VII. Bolivar, the Liberator of Spanish America.
    • CHAPTER VIII. Great Britain as a World Empire.
    • CHAPTER IX. The Great Reform Bill and the Corn Laws.
    • CHAPTER X. Turkey, the “Sick Man” of Europe.
    • CHAPTER XI. The European Revolution of 1848.
    • CHAPTER XII. Louis Napoleon and the Second French Empire.
    • CHAPTER XIII. Garibaldi and the Unification of Italy.
    • CHAPTER XIV. Bismarck and the New Empire of Germany.
    • CHAPTER XV. Gladstone, the Apostle of Liberalism in England.
    • CHAPTER XVI. Ireland the Downtrodden.
    • CHAPTER XVII. England and Her Indian Empire.
    • CHAPTER XVIII. Thiers, Gambetta, and the Rise of the French Republic.
    • CHAPTER XIX. Paul Kruger and the Struggle for Dominion in South Africa.
    • CHAPTER XX. The Rise of Japan and the Decline of China.
    • CHAPTER XXI. The Era of Colonies.
    • CHAPTER XXII. How the United States Entered the Century.
    • CHAPTER XXIII. Expansion of the United States from Dwarf to Giant.
    • CHAPTER XXIV. The Development of Democratic Institutions in America.
    • CHAPTER XXV America’s Answer to the British Claim of the Right of Search.
    • CHAPTER XXVI. The United States Sustains Its Dignity Abroad.
    • CHAPTER XXVII. Webster and Clay and the Preservation of the Union.
    • CHAPTER XXVIII. The Annexation of Texas and the War with Mexico.
    • CHAPTER XXIX. The Negro in America and the Slavery Conflict.
    • CHAPTER XXX. Abraham Lincoln and the Work of Emancipation.
    • CHAPTER XXXI. Grant and Lee and the Civil War.
    • CHAPTER XXXII. The Indian in the Nineteenth Century.
    • CHAPTER XXXIII. The Development of the American Navy.
    • CHAPTER XXXIV. America’s Conflict With Spain.
    • CHAPTER XXXV. The Dominion of Canada.
    • CHAPTER XXXVI. Livingstone, Stanley, Peary, Nansen and Other Great Discoverers and Explorers.
    • CHAPTER XXXVII. Robert Fulton, George Stephenson, and the Triumphs of Invention.
    • CHAPTER XXXVIII. The Evolution in Industry and the Revolt Against Capital.
    • CHAPTER XXXIX. Charles Darwin and the Development of Science.
    • CHAPTER XL. Literature and Art in the Nineteenth Century.
    • CHAPTER XLI. The American Church and the Spirit of Human Brotherhood.
    • CHAPTER XLII. The Dawn of the Twentieth Century.
    • Footnotes
    • Transcriber’s Note
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