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LECTURES

ON THE

GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT

OF THE

UNITED STATES

Illustrated

Editors
EDWIN WILEY, M.A., Ph.D.

Formerly of the Library of Congress
Librarian U. S. Naval War College, Newpori, R. I.

and
IRVING E. RINES

Advisory Editor
(In the Field of International Relations and Government)
ALBERT BUSHNELL HART, Ph.D., LL.D., Litt.D.

Professor of Government in Harvard University

ELEVEN VOLUMES
WITH MAPS AND ILLUSTRATIONS

AMERICAN EDUCATIONAL ALLIANCE

NEW YORK

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CHAPTER XVIII.

PAGE

1689–1749.

Boundary dispute with Pennsylvania and

Delaware

30-31

THE MIDDLE COLONIES.

PAGB

Disorder in the Carolinas..

31

The Leisler troubles in New York.... 1-3

Benjamin Fletcher becomes governor.

Grand Model abrogated...

31

3

Cultivation of rice introduced.

32

Schuyler and the Indians....

344

32

Fletcher's dispute with the Assembly. 4-5

Church of England established.

War with the Tuscaroras..

33

Religious conditions
5-6

33-34

Attack on Spanish at St. Augustine....
Lord Bellomont's administration..
6-7

34-35

Rapacity of Lord Cornbury and his dismissal. 7-8

Paper money issues; Slave law.

Yemassee War in South Carolina ...... 35-36

l'ostal system established..

9

South Carolina becomes Crown colony.

36

Arrival of German Palatines.
9-10

36-37
Pirates under Blackbeard and Bonnett..

10

Slave insurrection

37

Treaty with Cherokees..

Burnet's dispute with the Assembly.... 10-11

Settlements by foreigners.

37-38

John Peter Zenger and the freedom of the

Social conditions

38-40

press ..

11

Clarke's dispute with the Assembly.

12

CHAPTER XX.

The Negro Plot....

12-13

Sir William Johnson and the Indians.

14

1732-1764.

Measures for defence....

14 THE FOUNDING AND SETTLEMENT OF GEORGIA,

Affairs in New Jersey.

15 The Margravate of Azilia...

40–41

Keith's schism in Pennsylvania.

15-16 Charter granted to Oglethorpe.

41

New frame of government..

16–17 Regulations for the colony...

42

Delaware becomes independent...

17 Savannah founded; the Lutherans..

42

Slavery abolished; Death of Penn.

18 John and Charles Wesley in Georgia.

44

Paper money issued....

19 Discontent

44-45

Boundary dispute with Maryland.

19 Measures for defence against Spanish.

45

The “Walking Purchase”.

20 Treaty with Creeks.

45-46

Disputes in the colony...

21 War with the Spanish..

46

Charges against Oglethorpe.

46

CHAPTER XIX.

The case of Mary Musgrove.

47-43

1690-1748.

The Commissioners of Trade and Plantations

PROGRESS OF VIRGINIA, MARYLAND, AND THE

assume charge of Georgia..

48–49

Changes in governors...

49-50

CAROLINAS.

50

Charter granted to William and Mary Col-

Georgia divided into parishes.

lege ...

Appendix to Chapter XX.

22-23

50-58

Charter of Georgia.

Laws passed by Assembly.

23

Dispute between Andros and Blair.. 23-24

CHAPTER XXI.

Williamsburg founded

24

1698-1753.

Virginia code revised.

25

Spotswood's expedition

the Blue

THE FRENCH IN LOUISIANA AND THE WEST.

Ridge . .

26-27 Iberville establishes colony at the mouth of

Arrival of foreigners.

27-28 the Mississippi

59-60

Maryland's new laws.

28-29 Bienville encounters English ship.

60

Free school system established.

30 Iberville and Bienville ascend the Mississippi. 61

Baltimore founded

30 Mobile founded

62

across

CHAPTER XXIII.

1756-1764.

END OF THE FOURTH INTERCOLONLAL WAR:

PONTIAC's CONSPIRACY.
War declared by the English and French .... 104
Bradstreet's expedition against Oswego. . 104-105

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