PICTORIAL OF THE UNITED STATE

 
9781236476593: PICTORIAL OF THE UNITED STATE

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1844 edition. Excerpt: ...thousand to Plymouth, fourteen thousand to Connecticut, twenty-two thousand to Massachusetts, and four thousand each to Maine, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island. The people were chiefly engaged in agriculture, the fisheries, and commerce. In Maine and New Hampshire, ship-building, and the cutting, sawing, and exportation of lumber, were at this early period, as they still are, favourite pursuits. That spirit of hardy enterprise, which a century later attracted the attention and drew forth the encomiums of Burke, was even then a striking trait in the New England character. THE PICTORIAL HISTORY or THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, FROM THE DISCOVERY BY THE NORTHMEN IN THE TENTH CENTURY TO THE PRESENT TIME. BY JOHN FROST, LL.D. PROFESSOR OF BELLES LETTRES IN THE CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL OF PHILADELPHIA. EMBELLISHED WITH THREE HUNDRED AND FIFTY ENGRAVINGS FROM ORIGINAL DRAWINGS, BY W, CRDDME, IN FOUR VOLUMES. VOL. IJ. PHILADELPHIA: PUBLISHED BY BENJAMIN WALKER, No. 20, SOUTH FOURTH STREET. 1844. Entered, according to the Act of Congress, in the year 1843by E. H. BUTLER, in the clerk's office of the district court of the United States in and for the Eastern district of l'ennsylvania. I. FAOAN, STERKOTYrEB. C. SHERMAN, PRINTER. CHAPTER XVIII. KING PHILIP'S WAR. ING PHILIP'S War, 13; Death of Harvard, 14; Hostility of Philip, 15; Mode of Indian Warfare, 16; Destruction of Springfield, 17; Defeat of the Narragansetts, 18; Death of Philip, 19; Difficulties with the King, 20; Charter Annulled, 21. CHAPTER XIX. NEW ENGLAND UNDER JAMES II. Colonel Kirk appointed Governor, 22; Andros supersedes him, 23; Rigorous Administration of Andros, 24; Colonists Revolt, 25; Accession of William and Mary, 26. CHAPTER XX. NEW ENGLAND UNDER WILLIAM AND MARY. William and Mary...

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