The United States: An Outline of Political History, 1492-1871

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INDEX.
Abolitionists, 232, 233.
Adams, John, 71, 72, 77, 93, 101, 113, 139, 141; elected president, 150; his principles, 151; his character, 151, 156.
Adams, John Quincy, 191, 192; his election to the Presidency, 191; his character, 192; his political principles, 192; attacks on, 194; his contest for a second term, 194, 195.
Adams, Quincy, 229.
Adams, Sammuel, 75, 119.
Adultery, Puritan method of punishing, 21.
Adventurers, the early, in America, 2, 3,
Alabama secedes, 242.
Alabama, the, 272, 293, 294.
Albany Regency, 179.
Alien and Sedition Acts, 153.
Amendments to the Constitution, 126.
American Party, the, 216.
Ames, Fisher, 146.
Amnesty, 297.
Andersonville, prison camp at, 283, 284.
André, Major, 107, 108.
Andrew, John A., 296.
Andros, Sir Edmund, 33, 34, 55.
Anti-Mason Party, the, 207.
Anti-Slavery Party. See Liberty Party.
Antietam, battle on the, 264.
Appomattox, 280.
Aquia Creek Railroad, 278.
Arizona annexed, 212, 214.
Arkansas, 259, 297.
Army, the Southern, in the Civil War, 263.
Arnold Benedict, 107, 108.
Atlanta, fall of, 279.
Aurora, the, 146, 148.
Bacon's, Nathaniel, junior, rebellion, 47, 48.
Baptists, 13.
Baltimore, Lords, 48, 49.
Battles of the Civil War, character of, 271, 272.
Bell, 238.
Belligerent rights exercised by Great
Britain, 161; question of, 161, 162.
Bellows, Rev. Dr., 285.
Benton, Thomas Hart, 185; his character, 185; on the tariff of 1828, 188, 189.
Berkeley, Governor, 47.
Birney, J. G., 211.
Black Beard, 51.
Bladensburg, fight at, 171.
Blaine, J. G., 246.
"Blue Laws" of Connecticut, 23.
Blockade of the southern coast, the, 272.
Blockade running, 272.
Board of Trade, 58, 59.
Booth, Wilkes, 281.
Boston, Howe evacuates, 90.
Boston massacre, 82; "tea party," 82.
Bounties and bounty jumping, 256.
Bragg, General, 271.
Brandywine, battle of the, 95.
Breed's Hill, fight on, 89.
Brooke, Lord, 17.

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  • Title Page iii
  • Preface. v
  • Contents vii
  • Chapter I - The Colonies. 1
  • Chapter II - Revolution, Independence, and Union. 64
  • Chapter III - Republic 130
  • Chapter IV - Democracy and Slavery. 177
  • Chapter V - Rupture and Reconstruction 221
  • Index. 303
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