The Pageant of America: A Pictorial History of the United States - Vol. 1

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CHAPTERPAGE
PRELUDE. The American Indian1
Indians of the Forest (C. W.)5
Indians of the Plains (C. W.)34
Adventurers in the Wilderness65
I. The Viking Adventurers (R. H. G.)69
II. Contacts with the East (C. L. S.)77
III. The Portuguese Navigators (C. L. S.)87
IV. Christopher Columbus (C. L. S.)94
V. Search for the Western Route (C. L. S.)111
VI. The Founding of New Spain (C. L. S.)123
VII. French Defiance in Florida (C. L. S.)147
VIII. England's Challenge to Spain (C. L. S.)155
IX. "And Ours to Hold Virginia" (C. L. S.)171
X. Pilgrims and Puritans in New England (C. L. S.)193
XI. New Netherland and New York (C. L. S.)226
XII. The Quaker Experiment (C. L. S.)246
XIII. The Planting of Maryland (C. L. S.)256
XIV. The Carolina Proprietors (C. L. S.)263
XV. The Vision of Oglethorpe (C. L. S.)270
XVI. Pirates and Planters of the West Indies (C. L. S.)276
XVII. New France: A tragedy in four acts (W. W.)285
Section I. The First Explorer of New France286
" II. The Founders of New France, 1600-1663291
" III. The Age of Settlement, 1663-1713309
" IV. The Fall of New France, 1713-1763325
XVIII. Spain in the Southwest (C. L. S.)331
Notes on the Pictures345
Index351

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