Abridged history of the United States, (1865) PDF book by Emma Willard

An abridged history of the United States, or the republic of America by Emma Willard

An abridged history of the United States




Excerpt from the introduction:

The leading objects of the author of this work have been to give the events of the history with clearness and accuracy; with such illustrations of time and place addressed to the eye, as shall secure their retention in the memory; and, at the same time, with such an order of arrangement as will enable the mind to recall, at need, what it thus retains.

Some contents:


I. Definitions, 13
II. The Aborigines 16
PART I.
Third I. First Discovery — Columbus, 21
I. II. English Discoveries — French 24
I Spanish Discoveries, Adventures, and Cruelties — St.Augustine 28
p I. Unsuccessful attempt of Gilbert, Raleigh, and others. S3
II. The first settlement of Virginia 38
157S. HI. Early settlement of Virginia— continued 43
IV. Virginia — Hudson river — Canada 46
The departure of the Pilgrims from England, and their soil in holland 51
II. Progress of the Pilgrims from Holland to America 55
III. The Savages — Massasoit's Alliance — Wmslow's Visit to the Pokanokets 59
IV. Grand Council of Plymouth — New Hampshire — Massachusetts Bay 62
V. The Colony of Massachusetts Bay 64
VI. Rhode Island and its Founder 66
VII. Connecticut and its Founders 69
VIII. The Pequod War 73
IX. Intolerance of the times — Harvard College founded —


Author: Emma Willard
 Publication Date: 1865


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