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Great Events in the History of North and South America

By Charles A. Goodrich
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  • GREAT EVENTS
    • THE HISTORY
  • NORTH AND SOUTH AMERICA;
    • DISCOVERY OF THE CONTINENT,
      • THE PRESENT TIME;
      • HARTFORD:
        • PUBLISHED BY HOUSE & BROWN
        • 1851.
        • CHARLES A. GOODRICH,
      • PUBLISHED BY HOUSE & BROWN
      • 1851.
      • CHARLES A. GOODRICH,
    • THE PRESENT TIME;
    • HARTFORD:
      • PUBLISHED BY HOUSE & BROWN
      • 1851.
      • CHARLES A. GOODRICH,
    • PUBLISHED BY HOUSE & BROWN
    • 1851.
    • CHARLES A. GOODRICH,
    • PREFACE.
    • CONTENTS.
      • NORTH AMERICA.—UNITED STATES.
    • NORTH AMERICA.—UNITED STATES.
    • ILLUSTRATIONS.
    • PART I.
    • UNITED STATES.
    • I.—EARLY DISCOVERIES.
    • I. NORTHMEN.
    • II. COLUMBUS.
    • III. SEBASTIAN CABOT.
    • II.—EARLY SETTLEMENTS.
    • I. VIRGINIA, OR SOUTHERN COLONY.
    • II. NEW ENGLAND, OR NORTHERN SETTLEMENTS.
    • III. MIDDLE AND SOUTHERN SETTLEMENTS.[15]
    • III.—INDIANS, THEIR TRIBES AND WARS.
    • I. INDIAN TRIBES.
    • II. ORIGIN OF THE AMERICAN INDIANS.
    • III. VIRGINIA INDIAN WARS.
    • IV. PLYMOUTH COLONY AND THE INDIANS.
    • V. ENGLISH AND NARRAGANSETS.
    • VI. PEQUOD WAR.
    • VII. PHILIP'S WAR.
    • VIII. WAR OF WILLIAM III.
    • IX. QUEEN ANNE'S WAR.
    • X. WAR OF GEORGE II.
    • XI. FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR.
    • IV.—REVOLUTION.
    • I. CAUSES OF THE REVOLUTION.
    • II. EVENTS OF THE REVOLUTION.
    • I:—BATTLE OF LEXINGTON
    • II. BATTLE OF BUNKER'S HILL.
    • III. WASHINGTON, COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF.
    • IV. EVACUATION OF BOSTON.
    • V. INDEPENDENCE DECLARED.
    • VI. ATTACK ON SULLIVAN'S ISLAND.
    • VII. MILITARY REVERSES—LOSS OF NEW YORK.
    • VIII. RETURNING PROSPERITY.
      • BATTLES OF TRENTON AND PRINCETON.
    • BATTLES OF TRENTON AND PRINCETON.
    • IX. OCCUPATION OF PHILADELPHIA.
    • X. SURRENDER OF BURGOYNE.
    • XI. PROGRESS OF THE WAR.
      • 1. STATE OF AFFAIRS IN ENGLAND.
        • 2. TREATY WITH FRANCE.
        • 3. MOVEMENTS IN THE BRITISH PARLIAMENT.
        • 4. BATTLE OF MONMOUTH.
      • 2. TREATY WITH FRANCE.
      • 3. MOVEMENTS IN THE BRITISH PARLIAMENT.
      • 4. BATTLE OF MONMOUTH.
    • 1. STATE OF AFFAIRS IN ENGLAND.
      • 2. TREATY WITH FRANCE.
      • 3. MOVEMENTS IN THE BRITISH PARLIAMENT.
      • 4. BATTLE OF MONMOUTH.
    • 2. TREATY WITH FRANCE.
    • 3. MOVEMENTS IN THE BRITISH PARLIAMENT.
    • 4. BATTLE OF MONMOUTH.
    • XII. TREACHERY OF ARNOLD.
    • XIII. CONCLUDING SCENES OF THE REVOLUTION.
      • 1. SIEGE OF SAVANNAH.
        • 2. SIEGE OF CHARLESTON.
        • 3. BATTLE OF CAMDEN.
        • 4. BATTLE OF COWPENS.
        • 5. RETREAT—SUBSEQUENT MOVEMENTS.
        • 6. THE BATTLE OF EUTAW SPRINGS.
        • 7. BATTLE OF YORKTOWN.
        • 8. TREATY OF PEACE.
        • 9. CESSATION OF HOSTILITIES.
        • 10. THE ARMY DISBANDED.
        • 11. DEPARTURE OF THE BRITISH ARMY.
        • 12. FINAL INTERVIEW OF WASHINGTON AND HIS OFFICERS.
        • 13. WASHINGTON RESIGNS HIS COMMISSION.
      • 2. SIEGE OF CHARLESTON.
      • 3. BATTLE OF CAMDEN.
      • 4. BATTLE OF COWPENS.
      • 5. RETREAT—SUBSEQUENT MOVEMENTS.
      • 6. THE BATTLE OF EUTAW SPRINGS.
      • 7. BATTLE OF YORKTOWN.
      • 8. TREATY OF PEACE.
      • 9. CESSATION OF HOSTILITIES.
      • 10. THE ARMY DISBANDED.
      • 11. DEPARTURE OF THE BRITISH ARMY.
      • 12. FINAL INTERVIEW OF WASHINGTON AND HIS OFFICERS.
      • 13. WASHINGTON RESIGNS HIS COMMISSION.
    • 1. SIEGE OF SAVANNAH.
      • 2. SIEGE OF CHARLESTON.
      • 3. BATTLE OF CAMDEN.
      • 4. BATTLE OF COWPENS.
      • 5. RETREAT—SUBSEQUENT MOVEMENTS.
      • 6. THE BATTLE OF EUTAW SPRINGS.
      • 7. BATTLE OF YORKTOWN.
      • 8. TREATY OF PEACE.
      • 9. CESSATION OF HOSTILITIES.
      • 10. THE ARMY DISBANDED.
      • 11. DEPARTURE OF THE BRITISH ARMY.
      • 12. FINAL INTERVIEW OF WASHINGTON AND HIS OFFICERS.
      • 13. WASHINGTON RESIGNS HIS COMMISSION.
    • 2. SIEGE OF CHARLESTON.
    • 3. BATTLE OF CAMDEN.
    • 4. BATTLE OF COWPENS.
    • 5. RETREAT—SUBSEQUENT MOVEMENTS.
    • 6. THE BATTLE OF EUTAW SPRINGS.
    • 7. BATTLE OF YORKTOWN.
    • 8. TREATY OF PEACE.
    • 9. CESSATION OF HOSTILITIES.
    • 10. THE ARMY DISBANDED.
    • 11. DEPARTURE OF THE BRITISH ARMY.
    • 12. FINAL INTERVIEW OF WASHINGTON AND HIS OFFICERS.
    • 13. WASHINGTON RESIGNS HIS COMMISSION.
    • XIV. NAVAL OPERATIONS.
      • 1. RANDOLPH AND YARMOUTH
        • 2. RALEIGH AND DRUID.
        • 3. SUB-MARINE WARFARE
        • 4. LE BON HOMME RICHARD AND SERAPIS.
        • 5. AMERICAN FRIGATE TRUMBULL AND ENGLISH SHIP WATT.
        • 6. ALLIANCE, ATALANTA, AND TREPASSEY.
        • 7. CONGRESS AND SAVAGE.
      • 2. RALEIGH AND DRUID.
      • 3. SUB-MARINE WARFARE
      • 4. LE BON HOMME RICHARD AND SERAPIS.
      • 5. AMERICAN FRIGATE TRUMBULL AND ENGLISH SHIP WATT.
      • 6. ALLIANCE, ATALANTA, AND TREPASSEY.
      • 7. CONGRESS AND SAVAGE.
    • 1. RANDOLPH AND YARMOUTH
      • 2. RALEIGH AND DRUID.
      • 3. SUB-MARINE WARFARE
      • 4. LE BON HOMME RICHARD AND SERAPIS.
      • 5. AMERICAN FRIGATE TRUMBULL AND ENGLISH SHIP WATT.
      • 6. ALLIANCE, ATALANTA, AND TREPASSEY.
      • 7. CONGRESS AND SAVAGE.
    • 2. RALEIGH AND DRUID.
    • 3. SUB-MARINE WARFARE
    • 4. LE BON HOMME RICHARD AND SERAPIS.
    • 5. AMERICAN FRIGATE TRUMBULL AND ENGLISH SHIP WATT.
    • 6. ALLIANCE, ATALANTA, AND TREPASSEY.
    • 7. CONGRESS AND SAVAGE.
    • XV. EMINENT FOREIGNERS,
      • CONNECTED WITH THE REVOLUTION.
        • GEORGE III.
        • JOHN BURGOYNE.
        • SIR HENRY CLINTON.
        • ISAAC BARRE.
        • CHARLES TOWNSHEND.
        • CHARLES CORNWALLIS, MARQUIS.
        • LORD CHATHAM.
        • CHARLES JAMES FOX.
        • JOHN STUART.
        • GEORGE GRENVILLE.
        • DUKE OF GRAFTON.
        • FREDERICK NORTH, EARL OF GUILFORD.
        • BARRASTRE TARLETON.
        • SIR PETER PARKER.
        • SIR WILLIAM MEADOWS.
        • GENERAL GAGE.
        • SIR GUY CARLTON.
        • MARQUIS OF ROCKINGHAM.
        • EDMUND BURKE.
        • THADDEUS KOSCIUSKO.
        • COUNT PULASKI.
        • BARON DE KALB.
        • BARON STEUBEN.
        • COUNT ROCHAMBEAU.
        • COUNT D'ESTAING.
      • GEORGE III.
      • JOHN BURGOYNE.
      • SIR HENRY CLINTON.
      • ISAAC BARRE.
      • CHARLES TOWNSHEND.
      • CHARLES CORNWALLIS, MARQUIS.
      • LORD CHATHAM.
      • CHARLES JAMES FOX.
      • JOHN STUART.
      • GEORGE GRENVILLE.
      • DUKE OF GRAFTON.
      • FREDERICK NORTH, EARL OF GUILFORD.
      • BARRASTRE TARLETON.
      • SIR PETER PARKER.
      • SIR WILLIAM MEADOWS.
      • GENERAL GAGE.
      • SIR GUY CARLTON.
      • MARQUIS OF ROCKINGHAM.
      • EDMUND BURKE.
      • THADDEUS KOSCIUSKO.
      • COUNT PULASKI.
      • BARON DE KALB.
      • BARON STEUBEN.
      • COUNT ROCHAMBEAU.
      • COUNT D'ESTAING.
    • CONNECTED WITH THE REVOLUTION.
      • GEORGE III.
      • JOHN BURGOYNE.
      • SIR HENRY CLINTON.
      • ISAAC BARRE.
      • CHARLES TOWNSHEND.
      • CHARLES CORNWALLIS, MARQUIS.
      • LORD CHATHAM.
      • CHARLES JAMES FOX.
      • JOHN STUART.
      • GEORGE GRENVILLE.
      • DUKE OF GRAFTON.
      • FREDERICK NORTH, EARL OF GUILFORD.
      • BARRASTRE TARLETON.
      • SIR PETER PARKER.
      • SIR WILLIAM MEADOWS.
      • GENERAL GAGE.
      • SIR GUY CARLTON.
      • MARQUIS OF ROCKINGHAM.
      • EDMUND BURKE.
      • THADDEUS KOSCIUSKO.
      • COUNT PULASKI.
      • BARON DE KALB.
      • BARON STEUBEN.
      • COUNT ROCHAMBEAU.
      • COUNT D'ESTAING.
    • GEORGE III.
    • JOHN BURGOYNE.
    • SIR HENRY CLINTON.
    • ISAAC BARRE.
    • CHARLES TOWNSHEND.
    • CHARLES CORNWALLIS, MARQUIS.
    • LORD CHATHAM.
    • CHARLES JAMES FOX.
    • JOHN STUART.
    • GEORGE GRENVILLE.
    • DUKE OF GRAFTON.
    • FREDERICK NORTH, EARL OF GUILFORD.
    • BARRASTRE TARLETON.
    • SIR PETER PARKER.
    • SIR WILLIAM MEADOWS.
    • GENERAL GAGE.
    • SIR GUY CARLTON.
    • MARQUIS OF ROCKINGHAM.
    • EDMUND BURKE.
    • THADDEUS KOSCIUSKO.
    • COUNT PULASKI.
    • BARON DE KALB.
    • BARON STEUBEN.
    • COUNT ROCHAMBEAU.
    • COUNT D'ESTAING.
    • V. FEDERAL CONSTITUTION.
    • VI. GEORGE WASHINGTON, PRESIDENT.
      • INAUGURATED AT NEW YORK, APRIL 30, 1789.
      • JOHN ADAMS, VICE-PRESIDENT.
        • ELECTORAL VOTES FOR PRESIDENT AND VICE-PRESIDENT.
      • ELECTORAL VOTES FOR PRESIDENT AND VICE-PRESIDENT.
    • INAUGURATED AT NEW YORK, APRIL 30, 1789.
    • JOHN ADAMS, VICE-PRESIDENT.
      • ELECTORAL VOTES FOR PRESIDENT AND VICE-PRESIDENT.
    • ELECTORAL VOTES FOR PRESIDENT AND VICE-PRESIDENT.
    • VII. JOHN ADAMS, PRESIDENT.
      • INAUGURATED AT PHILADELPHIA, MARCH 4, 1797.
      • THOMAS JEFFERSON, VICE-PRESIDENT.
    • INAUGURATED AT PHILADELPHIA, MARCH 4, 1797.
    • THOMAS JEFFERSON, VICE-PRESIDENT.
    • VIII. THOMAS JEFFERSON, PRESIDENT.
      • INAUGURATED AT WASHINGTON, MARCH 4, 1801.
      • AARON BURR AND GEORGE CLINTON, VICE-PRESIDENTS.
    • INAUGURATED AT WASHINGTON, MARCH 4, 1801.
    • AARON BURR AND GEORGE CLINTON, VICE-PRESIDENTS.
    • IX. JAMES MADISON, PRESIDENT
      • INAUGURATED AT WASHINGTON, MARCH 4, 1809.
      • GEORGE CLINTON AND ELBRIDGE GERRY, VICE-PRESIDENTS
    • INAUGURATED AT WASHINGTON, MARCH 4, 1809.
    • GEORGE CLINTON AND ELBRIDGE GERRY, VICE-PRESIDENTS
    • X. JAMES MONROE, PRESIDENT.
      • INAUGURATED AT WASHINGTON, MARCH 4, 1817.
      • DANIEL D. TOMPKINS, VICE-PRESIDENT.
    • INAUGURATED AT WASHINGTON, MARCH 4, 1817.
    • DANIEL D. TOMPKINS, VICE-PRESIDENT.
    • XI. JOHN QUINCY ADAMS, PRESIDENT.
      • INAUGURATED AT WASHINGTON, MARCH 4, 1825.
      • JOHN C. CALHOUN, VICE-PRESIDENT.
    • INAUGURATED AT WASHINGTON, MARCH 4, 1825.
    • JOHN C. CALHOUN, VICE-PRESIDENT.
    • XII. ANDREW JACKSON, PRESIDENT.
      • INAUGURATED AT WASHINGTON, MARCH 4, 1829,
      • JOHN C. CALHOUN AND MARTIN VAN BUREN, Vice-Presidents.
    • INAUGURATED AT WASHINGTON, MARCH 4, 1829,
    • JOHN C. CALHOUN AND MARTIN VAN BUREN, Vice-Presidents.
    • XIII. MARTIN VAN BUREN, PRESIDENT.
      • INAUGURATED AT WASHINGTON, MARCH 4, 1837.
      • RICHARD M. JOHNSON, VICE-PRESIDENT.
    • INAUGURATED AT WASHINGTON, MARCH 4, 1837.
    • RICHARD M. JOHNSON, VICE-PRESIDENT.
    • XIV. WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON, PRESIDENT.
      • INAUGURATED AT WASHINGTON, MARCH 4, 1841.
      • JOHN TYLER, VICE-PRESIDENT.
    • INAUGURATED AT WASHINGTON, MARCH 4, 1841.
    • JOHN TYLER, VICE-PRESIDENT.
    • XV. JOHN TYLER, PRESIDENT.
      • ASSUMED THE GOVERNMENT APRIL 4, 1841
    • ASSUMED THE GOVERNMENT APRIL 4, 1841
    • XVI. JAMES K. POLK, PRESIDENT.
      • INAUGURATED AT WASHINGTON, MARCH 4, 1845.
      • GEORGE M. DALLAS, VICE-PRESIDENT.
    • INAUGURATED AT WASHINGTON, MARCH 4, 1845.
    • GEORGE M. DALLAS, VICE-PRESIDENT.
    • XVII. ZACHARY TAYLOR, PRESIDENT.
      • INAUGURATED AT WASHINGTON, MARCH 5, 1849.
      • MILLARD FILLMORE, VICE-PRESIDENT.
    • INAUGURATED AT WASHINGTON, MARCH 5, 1849.
    • MILLARD FILLMORE, VICE-PRESIDENT.
    • BRITISH AMERICA.
      • GENERAL REMARKS.
    • GENERAL REMARKS.
    • I. CANADA.[83]
    • II. NOVA SCOTIA.
    • III. NEW BRUNSWICK.
    • IV. PRINCE EDWARD'S ISLAND.
    • V. NEWFOUNDLAND.
    • VI. HUDSON'S BAY TERRITORY.
    • RUSSIAN AMERICA.
    • MEXICO.
      • SYNOPTICAL SKETCH.
    • SYNOPTICAL SKETCH.
    • GUATEMALA.
      • GENERAL DESCRIPTION.
    • GENERAL DESCRIPTION.
    • SOUTH AMERICA.
      • I. NEW GRENADA.
    • I. NEW GRENADA.
    • II. VENEZUELA.
    • III. EQUATOR, OR ECUADOR.
    • IV. PERU.
    • V. BOLIVIA.
    • VI. CHILI.
    • VII. BUENOS AYRES, OR PROVINCES OF LA PLATA.
    • VIII. ORIENTAL REPUBLIC, OR URUGUAY.
    • IX. BRAZIL.
    • X. PARAGUAY.
    • WEST INDIES.
    • CONSTITUTION
    • UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.
      • ARTICLE I.
    • ARTICLE I.
    • ARTICLES
      • The Constitution of the United States of America,
    • The Constitution of the United States of America,
    • DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE.
    • APPENDIX.
      • XVII. ZACHARY TAYLOR, PRESIDENT,
    • XVII. ZACHARY TAYLOR, PRESIDENT,
    • XVIII. MILLARD FILLMORE, PRESIDENT.
      • ASSUMED THE GOVERNMENT JULY 10, 1850.
    • ASSUMED THE GOVERNMENT JULY 10, 1850.
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