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JEFFERSOY'S ADMINISTRATION.

Changes Introduced.-Ohio.-Purchase of Louisiana.-War with Tripoli.—Death of Hamil-

ton.-Michigan.-Burr's Conspiracy.-Dilficulties with England and France.-American Ein

bargo.

Pages, 443-447.

CHAPTER IV.

MADISON'S ADMINISTRATION.

SECTION 1. 1809-10-11 :-Continued Difficulties with England.-Battle of Tippecanoe.
SECTION II. 1812: Declaration of War Agaiust England.-The Army.-General Hull - Loss of

Mackinaw. - Colonel Miller. -Surrender of Detroit.- Battle of Queenstown. The Consti-
tution and Guerriere.-Wasp and Frolic.-United States and Macedonian.-Constitution

and Java.
SECTION III. 1813:-Positions of the American Forces. -Battle of Frenchtown.-Siege of Fort

Meigs. - Defence of Fort Sandusky.---Battle of Lake Erie.-of the Thames.--Fort Mims.
Tohopeka.-Capture of York.--Attack on Sacketts Harbor.--Events on the Niagara Fron-
tier.-On the St. Lawrence.-Naval Battles.-Hornet and Peacock-Chesapeake and Shan-

non.--Argus and Pelican.-The Boxer.-The Essex.--War on the Sea-board.

SECTION IV. 1814:-Fort Erie.--Battle of Chippewa.–Of Lundy's Lane.-OF Plattsburg-Of

Bladensburg.-Barning of the Capitol.-Events near Baltimore.-At Stonington.--Cap.

ture of Pensacola.-Battle of New Orleans.- Hartford Convention.-War with Algiers.

Second National Bank.

Pages, 447-470.

CHAPTER V.

MONROE'S ADMINISTRATION.

State of the Country.--Difficulties with the Creeks and Seminoles.- Capture of st.

Marks and Pensacola. -Purchase of Florida.-The Missouri Question.- Lafayette's Visit.

Pages, 470--473.

CHAPTER VI.

3. Q. ADAMS'S ADMINISTRATION.

Controversy with Georgia. -Deaths of the Ex-Presidents, Adams and Jefferson.-The Eleo-
tion of 1828.

Pages, 473-474.

CHAPTER VII.

JACKSON'S ADMINISTRATION.

Removal from Office.-- United States Bank.-Winnebago War.--Tariff, and State Rights
The Cherokees.-Seminole War.

Pages, 474-478

CHAPTER VIII.

VAN BUREY'S ADMINISTRATION.

Condition of the Country. Specie Circular.-Independent Treasury -Seminole War Con-

inued--Election of 1810.

Pages, 479-482.

BOOK III.

EARLY FRENCH SETTLEMENTS IN NORTH AMERICA; PRESENT

BRITISH PROVINCES; MEXICO; AND TEXAS.

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The Spanish Conquest.-Condition of the Aborigines.-General Policy of the Spanish Colo-

nial Government-Abuses Perpetrated under it.-Condition of Mexico at the Beginning of tha

Present Century.

Pages, 567-572.

CHAPTER III.

MEXICO DURING THE FIRST REVOLUTIOX.

Situation of Spain in 1808.-General Situation of the Spanish American Colonies at this pe-
riod.-Dixrensions in Mexico.-Commencement of the Revolution.-Successes of Hidalgo.
Ulis Reverses and Death.-Rayon.-Career of Morelos.-Other Insurgent Chiefs.-Victoria.
Mina's Invasion.-Close of the First Revolution in 1819.

Pages, 573-588.

CHAPTER IV.

MEXICO, FROM THE CLOSE OF THE FIRST REVOLUTION, TO THE ADOPTION OF

THE FEDERAL CONSTITUTION OF 1824.

Divisions amons, the Mexican Spaniards.-Designs of the Viceroy.-Revolt of Iturbide and
Plan of Iguala Success of the Revolution.-Parties in the Congress.-Iturbide Proclaimed and
Elected Imperor.-Overthrow of his Government. Constitution of 1824.-Fate of Iturbido.

Pages, 589--595.

CHAPTER V.

MEXICO, FROM THE ADOPTION OF THE FEDERAL CONSTITUTION OF 1824, TO

THE COMMENCEMENT OF THE WAR WITH THE UNITED STATES IN 1846.
The Presidency of Victoria.-The Scotch and the York Lodges.-Presidential Election of 1826
Civil War.-Election of 1828.--Santa Anna heads & Rebellion.-Success of the Revolutionists.
Pillaging of Mexico. --Guerrero becomes President.--Spanish Invasion.-Bustamente's Re.
bellion, and Overthrow of Guerrero. --Bustamente's Administration.--Rebellion and Death of
Guerrero.--Santa Anna overthrows Bustamente's Administration.--Pedraza. -Santa Anna's
Presidency.-Duran.--Santa Anna Overthrows the Federal Constitution.-The Texans Refuse
to Subinit to his Usurpation.-Mexia.-Santa Anna's Invasion of Texas. -Bustamente's Presi.
dency.-Mexia's Second Rebellion.-French Blockade of the Coast.--Insurrection in the Capi.
tal.-Yucatan.-Paredes at the head of the Revolution of 1841.- Plan of Tucubaya."--Santa
Anna at the head of the Government.--His Government Overthrown by Paredes.--His Ban-
ishment.--Difficulties with the United States. -Herrera's Administration. --Revolt of Paredes,
and Overthrow of Herrera. -Commencement of War between the United States and Mexico
Banta Anna Restored to Power, Concluding Remarks on Mexican History. Pages, 596--617

PART III.

CHAPTER I.

TEXAS, AS A PART OF MEXICO, WHILE UNDER THE SPANISH DOMINION. (1521-1821.5

Indian Tribes.-La Salle's Colony at Matagorda.-De Leon's Expedition.-First Spanish Set-

tlements.--Hostilities between the French and Spaniards.-Western Louisiana.—Spanish Mis-

sions. -Texas during the Mexican Revolution. --Expedition of Toledo and Guttierez.-Minx

and Perry.-General Long's Expedition.-French Colony in Texas.

Pages, 619-623.

CHAPTER II.

EVENTS FROM THE TIME OF THE ESTABLISHMENT OF MEXICAN INDEPENDENCE, TO THE

TIME OF THE DECLARATION OF THE INDEPENDENCE OF TEXAS. (1821–1836.)

The Spanish Treaty of 1819.-The Founding of Austin's Colony.-Texas Annexed to Coa-

huila.--State Constitution.-Colonization Laws.-Character of the Texan Population. The

“ Fredonian War.”—Mexican Garrisons in Texas.- Propositions of the United States for the

Purchase of Texas.-Mexican Decree of 1830.-Arbitrary Acts of Mexican Officers.-Diffi-

culties at Anahuac and Velasco.-Mexia sent to Texas.-Garrisons Withdrawn.-Convention

at San Felipe.-Austin's Imprisonment in Mexico.--The Two Parties in the State Legislature.

Among the Americans of Texas. -Dissensions.--Disturbances at Anahuac.-Adherence of

Texas to the Mexican Constitution of 1824.-Affair at Gonzalez.-Capture of Goliad by the

Texans.—Engagement near Bexar.-Convention at San Felipe and Declaration of Rights.--Pro

visional Government.-Capture of Bexar by the Texans.-Santa Anna's Invasion.-Fall of the

Alamo.

‘Pages, 628--650.

CHAPTER III.

EVENTS FROM THE DECLARATION OF THE INDEPENDENCE OF TEXAS, TO THE

ANNEXATION OF TEXAS TO THE AMERICAN UNION. (1836–1845.)

Convention.—Declaration of Independence.-Organization of the Government.--President's

Address.-Advance of the Mexican Army.-Murder of King and his Party.--Fannin's Battle.

Surrender.-Massacre of Him and his Party - Santa Anna Advances from Bexar.- Battle of

San Jacinto, and Capture of Santa Anna. -Retreat of the Mexican Forces.--Final Liberation

of Santa Anna. --Recognitions of Texan Independence by the United States, France, and Eng-

land. --Rolations with Mexico.-The Santa Fe Expedition.--Departure from Austin.-Sufferings

of the Party.-Surrender to the Mexicans.--Sent to Mexico and Imprisoned.- Invasions of

Texas in 1842.-Account of the Mier Expedition.--Admission of Texas into the American

Union.--Concluding Remarks.

Pages, 651--672

CONTAINED IN THE FOLLOWING WORK.

Pages.

Pages.

1 CHART OF AMERICAN HISTORY 16-17 20 Doorway of a Building at Kewick 87

2 MAP OF THE INDIAN TRIBES

20 21 LANDING OF THE PILGRIMS

96

3 Plan of Ruins at Marietta, Ohio 66 22 Heraldric Colors

97

4 Ruins at Circle ville

66 52 (30) Seals of the States and Territo-

5 Ruins Dear Newark

67

ries

98, 106

6 Ruing near Somerset

67 63 Seal of the United States

106

7 On the North Branch of Paint Creek 67 54 Valley of Mexico

116
8 On Paint Creek, nearer Chilicothe 69 55 Vicinity of Pensacola

122
9 At the Mouth of the Sciota River 70 56 Vicinity of Montreal

128

10 Map of Yucatan and the Adjoining 57 Port Royal Island and Vicinity 129

Provinces

74 58 Vicinity of St. Augustine

130

11 Plan of the Ruins of Palenque 74 69 Harbor of St. Augustine

130

12 Building called the Palace

75 60 Roanoke Island and Vicinity

181

13 Plan of the Ruins of Copan

76 61 Vicinity of Jamestown

136

14 Stone Altar found at Copan

781 62 POCAHONTAS SAVING THE LIFE

15 Plan of the Ruins of Chichen

OF CAPTAIN SMITH

161

16 Plan of the Ruins of Uxmal

181

17 The “ House of the Governor"

63 Plymouth and vicinity

18 Ground Plan of the Same

64 Vicinity of Boston

184

19 Stone Building at Labna

84 05 Valley of the Conn. River, in Mass. 194

881 66 Narragansett Fort and Swamp 195

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