The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 13
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The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 13

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  • THE GREAT EVENTS
  • BY
  • FAMOUS HISTORIANS
    • The National Alumni
  • CONTENTS
    • VOLUME XIII
  • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
    • VOLUME XIII
    • AN OUTLINE NARRATIVE
  • THE GREAT EVENTS
    • CHARLES F. HORNE
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • JOHN LAW PROMOTES THE MISSISSIPPI SCHEME
    • LOUIS ADOLPHE THIERS
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • PRINCE EUGENE VANQUISHES THE TURKS
    • SIEGE AND BATTLE OF BELGRAD
      • PRINCE EUGENE OF SAVOY
    • PRINCE EUGENE OF SAVOY
  • BURSTING OF THE SOUTH SEA BUBBLE
    • LOUIS ADOLPHE THIERS
  • BACH LAYS THE FOUNDATION OF MODERN MUSIC
    • HENRY TIPPER
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • SETTLEMENT OF GEORGIA
    • WILLIAM B. STEVENS
  • RISE OF METHODISM
    • PREACHING OF THE WESLEYS AND OF WHITEFIELD
      • WILLIAM E.H. LECKY
    • WILLIAM E.H. LECKY
  • CONQUESTS OF NADIR SHAH
    • CAPTURE OF DELHI
      • SIR JOHN MALCOLM
    • SIR JOHN MALCOLM
  • FIRST MODERN NOVEL
    • EDMUND GOSSE
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • FREDERICK THE GREAT SEIZES SILESIA
    • MARIA THERESA APPEALS TO THE HUNGARIANS
      • WILLIAM SMYTH
    • WILLIAM SMYTH
  • DEFEAT OF THE YOUNG PRETENDER AT CULLODEN
    • LAST OF THE STUARTS
    • JUSTIN McCARTHY
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • BENJAMIN FRANKLIN EXPERIMENTS WITH ELECTRICITY
    • JOHN BIGELOW AND BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
  • VOLTAIRE DIRECTS EUROPEAN THOUGHT FROM GENEVA
    • JOHN MORLEY           GEORGE W. KITCHIN
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • BRADDOCK'S DEFEAT
    • WINTHROP SARGENT        GEORGE WASHINGTON      CAPTAIN DE CONTRECŒUR
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • EXILE OF THE ACADIAN NEUTRALS
    • WILLIAM H. WITHROW[39]
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • CLIVE ESTABLISHES BRITISH SUPREMACY IN INDIA
    • THE BLACK HOLE OF CALCUTTA: BATTLE OF PLASSEY
    • SIR ALEXANDER J. ARBUTHNOT
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • SEVEN YEARS' WAR
    • BATTLE OF TORGAU
    • WOLFGANG MENZEL         FREDERICK THE GREAT
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • CONQUEST OF CANADA
    • VICTORY OF WOLFE AT QUEBEC
    • A.G. BRADLEY
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • USURPATION OF CATHARINE II IN RUSSIA
    • W. KNOX JOHNSON
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • CONSPIRACY OF PONTIAC
    • E.O. RANDALL
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • AMERICAN COLONIES OPPOSE THE STAMP ACT
    • PATRICK HENRY'S SPEECH
    • JAMES GRAHAME        GEORGE BANCROFT
  • WATT IMPROVES THE STEAM-ENGINE
    • FRANÇOIS ARAGO
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • FIRST PARTITION OF POLAND
    • JAMES FLETCHER
  • THE BOSTON TEA-PARTY
    • GEORGE BANCROFT
  • COTTON MANUFACTURE DEVELOPED
    • THOMAS F. HENDERSON
  • INTELLECTUAL REVOLT OF GERMANY
    • GOETHE'S "WERTHER" REVIVES ROMANTICISM
    • KARL HILLEBRAND
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • PESTALOZZI'S METHOD OF EDUCATION
    • GEORGE RIPLEY
  • CHRONOLOGY OF UNIVERSAL HISTORY
    • EMBRACING THE PERIOD COVERED IN THIS VOLUME
    • JOHN RUDD, LL.D.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • END OF VOLUME XIII
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