The History of the United States from 1492 to 1910

 
9780217952378: The History of the United States from 1492 to 1910

This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1910. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... INDEX A Abenakis, an Indian tribe, 279; claim territory between the Ken- nebec and St. Croix, 288; apply to French for aid, 289; com- pelled to sue for peace, 289 Abolitionists, 805, 806, 812, 813, 815; advocate dissolution of the Union, 833 Abraham, Plains of, 330 Acadia, a French province settled by Breton peasants, now Nova Scotia, 300; conquered by the English, 318, 323 Acadians, settlers of Acadia, 300, 317, 318, 319; character of, 318; agree to take oath of fealty, 318 Acceraderos, where Garcia and Shatter and Sampson conferred, 1099 Act of settlement, 288 Adams, Charles Francis, nominated for Vice-President, 861 Adams, John, defines protection and allegiance, 354; opinion, his, of Washington, 429; one of the peace commissioners to England, 612; elected President, 664; in- augural address of, 665; admin- istration of, 665-672; denounces Hartford Convention, 733; in- troduces Crimes Bill, 764; death of, 776 Adams, Mrs. John, advocates sep- aration from England, 448 Adams, John Quincy, minister to The Hague, 660; upholds Jack- son, 748; made Secretary of State, 742; elected President, 767; coalition against, 772; ad- vocates internal improvements, 772; criticised by Senate, 773; opposes resolutions of Southern slaveholders, 806; death of, 860 Adams, Samuel, a patriot, 342, 348; addresses letter to Gov- ernor Bernard, 354; faces Hutch- inson, 368; letter from, to War- ren, 371; meets committee of correspondence, 375, 377 Adventists, Second, 89 Aeroplanes, 1165; effect on war- ship building, 1166 Aguadores, 1100, 1101 Aguinaldo, General-in-Chief of Philippines, 1083; equivocal be- havior of, 1084; proposition to General Merritt, 1086; with- draws troops, 1087; lands at Cavite, 1123; proclaims inde- pendence, starts insurrection, 1123; defeated, 1125; captured,...

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