The Story of the Thirteen Colonies
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The Story of the Thirteen Colonies

By H. A. (Hélène Adeline) Guerber
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  • THE STORY OF THE THIRTEEN COLONIES
    • PREFACE.
    • CONTENTS
    • MAPS
    • I. OUR COUNTRY LONG AGO.
    • II. THE BARBAROUS INDIANS.
    • III. THE MOUNDS.
    • IV. WHERE THE NORTHMEN WENT.
    • V. THE NORTHMEN IN AMERICA.
    • VI. QUEER IDEAS.
    • VII. PRINCE HENRY THE NAVIGATOR.
    • VIII. YOUTH OF COLUMBUS.
    • IX. COLUMBUS AND THE QUEEN.
    • X. "LAND! LAND!"
    • XI. COLUMBUS AND THE SAVAGES.
    • XII. HOME AGAIN.
    • XIII. COLUMBUS ILLTREATED.
    • XIV. DEATH OF COLUMBUS.
    • XV. HOW AMERICA GOT ITS NAME.
    • XVI. THE FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH.
    • XVII. "THE FATHER OF WATERS."
    • XVIII. THE FRENCH IN CANADA.
    • XIX. FRENCH AND SPANISH QUARRELS.
    • XX. THE SKY CITY.
    • XXI. AROUND THE WORLD.
    • XXII. NOTHING BUT SMOKE.
    • XXIII. SMITH'S ADVENTURES.
    • XXIV. THE JAMESTOWN MEN.
    • XXV. SMITH WOUNDED.
    • XXVI. THE VISIT OF POCAHONTAS TO ENGLAND.
    • XXVII. HUDSON AND THE INDIANS.
    • XXVIII. THE MAYFLOWER.
    • XXIX. PLYMOUTH ROCK.
    • XXX. THE FIRST AMERICAN THANKSGIVING.
    • XXXI. THE SNAKE SKIN AND THE BULLETS.
    • XXXII. THE BEGINNING OF BOSTON.
    • XXXIII. STORIES OF TWO MINISTERS.
    • XXXIV. WILLIAMS AND THE INDIANS.
    • XXXV. THE QUAKERS.
    • XXXVI. THE KING-KILLERS.
    • XXXVII. KING PHILIP'S WAR.
    • XXXVIII. THE BEGINNING OF NEW YORK.
    • XXXIX. PENN AND THE INDIANS.
    • XL. THE CATHOLICS IN MARYLAND.
    • XLI. THE OLD DOMINION.
    • XLII. BACON'S REBELLION.
    • XLIII. A JOURNEY INLAND.
    • XLIV. THE CAROLINA PIRATES.
    • XLV. CHARTER OAK.
    • XLVI. SALEM WITCHES.
    • XLVII. DOWN THE MISSISSIPPI.
    • XLVIII. LA SALLE'S ADVENTURES.
    • XLIX. INDIANS ON THE WARPATH.
    • L. TWO WARS WITH THE FRENCH.
    • LI. WASHINGTON'S BOYHOOD.
    • LII. WASHINGTON'S JOURNEY.
    • LIII. WASHINGTON'S FIRST BATTLE.
    • LIV. STORIES OF FRANKLIN.
    • LV. BRADDOCK'S DEFEAT.
    • LVI. WOLFE AT QUEBEC.
    • LVII. HOW ENGLAND TREATED HER COLONIES.
    • LVIII. THE STAMP TAX.
    • LIX. THE ANGER OF THE COLONIES.
    • LX. THE BOSTON TEA PARTY.
    • LXI. THE MINUTEMEN.
    • LXII. THE BATTLE OF LEXINGTON.
    • LXIII. BUNKER HILL.
    • LXIV. THE BOSTON BOYS.
    • LXV. THE BRITISH LEAVE BOSTON.
    • LXVI. DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE.
    • LXVII. A LADY'S WAY OF HELPING.
    • LXVIII. CHRISTMAS EVE.
    • LXIX. THE FIGHT AT BENNINGTON.
    • LXX. BURGOYNE'S SURRENDER.
    • LXXI. THE WINTER AT VALLEY FORGE.
    • LXXII. THE QUAKER WOMAN.
    • LXXIII. PUTNAM'S ADVENTURES.
    • LXXIV. INDIAN CRUELTY.
    • LXXV. BOONE IN KENTUCKY.
    • LXXVI. FAMOUS SEA FIGHTS.
    • LXXVII. THE "SWAMP FOX."
    • LXXVIII. THE POOR SOLDIERS.
    • LXXIX. THE SPY.
    • LXXX. A TRAITOR'S DEATH.
    • LXXXI. TWO UNSELFISH WOMEN.
    • LXXXII. THE SURRENDER OF CORNWALLIS.
    • LXXXIII. THE BRITISH FLAG HAULED DOWN.
    • LXXXIV. WASHINGTON'S FAREWELL.
    • INDEX.
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