History of the United States of America, from the Discovery of the Continent - Vol. 4

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INDEX
BY
J. A. SPENCER, S. T. D.
A.
ABENAKIS, Indians in Maine, missions among, i. 20; share in King Philip’s war, 394; ask for missionaries, ii. 144; village of, on the Penobscot, 178; war with, in Massachusetts, 195, 196; claim territory, 217; in battle against the English, 437.
Abercrombie, General James, second in command to Loudoun, ii. 451; delays at Albany, 461; commander-in-chief, 486; defeated, and cowardly retreats, 490; goes back to England and abuses Americans, 492.
Abercrombie, James, British officer, mortally wounded at Breed’s Hill, iv. 232.
Abingdon, earl of, on war in America, v. 144.
Abolition societies in the North, vi. 261.
Aborigines. See Red Men.
Acadia, extent of, in De Monts’ charter, i. 19; limits undefined, 220; captured by English, restored to France, 220; taken by English fleet, ii. 199; surrendered to England by treaty of Utrecht, 217, 305; claim of France as to boundaries, 336, 337; claims of the French in, 344; cruel course of English toward, 344–346; boundary disputes again, 360, 361; people refuse to fight against the French, 425, 426; neutrals and disaffected, 426, 427; disarmed by the English, 427, 428; Fort Beau Séjour taken, 428; removal of Acadians projected, 429; mean and cruel treatment, 430, 431; Governor Belcher approves, 431; some seven thousand driven on board ship, 432, 433; sufferings and fate, 433, 434; opinion of Edmund Burke on this outrage, 434.
Accault, Michael, with Hennepin, ii. 164, 165.
Accomacs, southern Indians, ii. 91.
Acton, Massachusetts. See Concord.
Act of navigation, in federal convention, vi. 319, 320; complaint as to, in Virginia state convention, 434.
Acts of navigation, first (1651), i. 145, 352; provisions of act of parliament under Charles II., 352, 353; effect on trade and commerce of the colonies, 353, 354; an evil and intolerable wrong, 355, 402; disregarded in Massachusetts, 395, 396; oppressive in Carolina, 424, 425; in Virginia, 446, 447; in New Jersey, 581; enforced (1763), iii. 35; urged by Grenville, 59–62; army and navy to assist officers to enforce them, 61, 62; Burke’s view of, 212; hateful to the colonies, 249; in continental congress (1774), iv. 69; modifications of, vi. 42, 45; high value set on, 51.
Acts of trade, character of, ii. 40, 44– 46; resisted in Boston, 546.
Adair, James, speech in parliament, iv. 282.
Adams, Abigail, wife of John Adams, iv. 67, 271, 272.
Adams, Hannah, wife of Deacon Adams, iv. 165.
Adams, John, at Worcester, Massachusetts, speculations as to the future, ii. 439, 440; excited by Otis, 548; opin

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