A History of the United States for Young Americans: From the Landing of Columbus to the Inauguration of Benjamin Harrison

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George Routledge and Sons, 1889 - 152 halaman

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Halaman 76 - We have met the enemy and they are ours; two ships, two brigs, one schooner and one sloop.
Halaman 40 - Ten or twelve hours, perhaps less." "So much the better; I shall not live to see the surrender of Quebec.
Halaman 25 - ... domain of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. When they were about to arrest him he made his escape into what is now Rhode Island. If the authorities had caught him they would have shipped him back to England. So, in June, 1636, Williams with four companions founded the first settlement in Rhode Island, to which, in remembrance of "God's merciful providence to him in his distress
Halaman 14 - That old fool has hanged more men in that naked country than I have done for the murder of my father.
Halaman 21 - Company for the land from three miles south 'of the Charles River to three miles north of the Merrimac, and westward to the
Halaman 4 - Columbus took possession of the island in the name of the King and Queen of Spain, but it was not until Juan de Esquivel was appointed the first Governor in 1509 that European occupation began. The island became a fief held on special terms by the descendants of Columbus as Marquises of Jamaica; but it was never a large or flourishing colony and served little more than as a supply...
Halaman 6 - Not satisfied with merely seeing the great water, he waded in a short distance, and drawing his sword after the pompous Spanish fashion, took possession of the ocean in the name of the king of Spain. Meanwhile, JUAN PONCE DE LEON, who had been a companion of Columbus on his second voyage, fitted out a private expedition of discovery and adventure. De Leon had grown rich as governor of Porto Rico, and while growing rich had also grown old. But there was a fountain of perpetual youth somewhere in the...
Halaman 136 - War up to the time of the inauguration of Washington as the first President of the United States under the Constitution which now exists.
Halaman 134 - ... on account of his race, color, or previous condition of servitude, and that that denial or abridgment must be on the part of a State.
Halaman 56 - ... Louisiana ceded to France by Spain. New Orleans closed against the United States. Ohio admitted into the Union. Gen. Daniel Morgan died aged 66 years. Jan. 25. The Cisalpine republic remodeled as the Italian republic. March 25. The treaty of Amiens concluded. The contracting parties were France, Holland and Spain on the one side and Great Britain on the other. ' England was to cede all the French, Spanish and Dutch colonies acquired during the war except Trinidad and Ceylon. May 3. Invasion of...

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