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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, Newport, 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

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CHAPTER XVIII.

PAGE

1689–1743.

Boundary dispute with Pennsylvania and

Delaware

30-31

THE MIDDLE COLONIES.

PAGE

31

The Leisler troubles in New York....

1-3

Disorder in the Carolinas.

Grand Model abrogated.

31

Benjamin Fletcher becomes governor..

3

32

Schuyler and the Indians..

3-4

Cultivation of rice introduced.

Fletcher's dispute with the Assembly..

Church of England established.

4-5

War with the Tuscaroras..

33

Religious conditions

5-6

33–34

Lord Bellomont's administration.

Attack on Spanish at St. Augustine.

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

Postal system established....

9

South Carolina becomes Crown colony.... 36

Arrival of German Palatines..

9-10

Pirates under Blackbeard and Bonnett.... 36-37

Siave insurrection

10

Treaty with Cherokees......

37

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.

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

48-49

PROGRESS OF VIRGINIA, MARYLAND, AND THE

assume charge of Georgia...

CAROLINAS,

49-50

Changes in governors.

50

Charter granted to William and Mary Col-

Georgia divided into parishes.

lege . .

22-23

Appendix to Chapter XX.

Charter of Georgia....

50-53

Laws passed by Assembly

23

Dispute between Andros and Blair. 23–24

CHAPTER XXI.

Williamsburg founded

24

Virginia code revised..

25

1698-1753.

Spotswood's expedition across 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

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Montcalm arrives in America.....

105
Loudon's expedition against Louisburg....
Montcalm attacks Fort William Henry.. 107–108
William Pitt plans conquest of Canada..... 109
Louisburg captured ...

109-110
Abercrombie's expedition against Ticond-
eroga

110-111

Bradstreet captures Fort Frontenac.

111

Forbes captures Fort Duquesne.

111--112

Plans for the next campaign....

112

The French abandon Fort Ticonderoga and
Crown Point

113
Attack on St. Francis by Major Rogers... 114
Sir William Johnson captures Niagara. 114
The campaign against and capture of Quebec

and the battle of the Plains of Abra-
ham

115-117
Attempt of French to recapture Quebec.... 118
Montreal capitulates

119
Operations in other parts of the world.. 120
Treaty of Fontainebleau....

120
War with the Cherokees in the South.... 121-123
Pontiac's conspiracy

123–126
Retaliation of the “Paxton Boys

126
Indians surrender their prisoners.

127

Emigration to the West.

127

Croghan's expedition

128
St. Louis founded

128
Georgia boundary line established....

12:)
Progress of the colonies...

129-130
The Parsons' Cause.

130
Washington's marriage and election to Vir.
ginia Assembly

131

Appendix to Chapter XXIII.

The Treaty of Paris.

131-140

END OF THE FOURTH INTERCOLONIAL WAR:

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

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