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EARLY VOYAGES.-FRENCH SETTLEMENTS.
Icelandic Voyages, p. 4-Columbus, 6-First Voyage of the Cabots,
8-Sebastian Cabot, 11-Portuguese Voyage, 15-French Voyages,
16-Verrazzani, 17—Cartier, 21-Roberval, 25-De la Roche, 28-Cham-
plain, 29-French Settlements in Acadia and Canada, 31.
Spanish love of Maratime Adventure, p. 34-Ponce de Leon, 36-Die-
go Miruelo. Fernandez, 39-Grijalva. Garay, 40-De Ayllon, 41-Cortes.
Gomez, 43-Pamphilo de Narvaez, 44-Ferdinand de Soto, 47-Soto
sails for Florida, 49-Enters Georgia, 52-Alabama, 54-Mississippi,
57-Discovery of the Mississippi River, 58-Soto enters Arkansas and
Missouri, 59—Condition of the Native Tribes, 61-Death and Burial of
Soto, 63-Spaniards on the Red River, 64-They leave the United States,
65-Missionaries in Florida, 66–Florida Abandoned, 67-Coligny plans a
Settlement, 68-Huguenots in South-Carolina, 69—Coligny's Second Col-
ony, 71—Attacked by the Spaniards, 74—St. Augustine, the oldest town in
the United States-Massacre of the French, 79-Avenged by de Gourgues,
81-Extent of Spanish Dominions in America, 82.
98-Fisheries, 99-Sir Humphrey Gilbert, 100His First Voyage,
101-Gilbert and Walter Raleigh, 102-Gilbert perishes at sea, 104-Ra-
leigh's Patent, 104-Voyage of Amidas and Barlow, 105-Raleigh sends
a Colony to North-Carolina, 108-Native Inhabitants, 111-Ill success of
the Colony, 113-Its Return, 116-Grenville, 117-City of Raleigh,
118-New Colony in North-Carolina, 119–Virginia Dare, 120-Raleigh's
Assigns, 122-The Roanoke Colony is lost, 123-Character of Raleigh,
123-Gosnold, 127—Pring, 129—Weymouth, 130—Character of the Early
Condition of England favors Colonization, p. 134-The First Charter,
136-King James legislates for Virginia, 139—Colonists embark, 140-Ar-
rive in Virginia, 141-Jamestown, 142-Distress of the Colony, 143-Ener-
gy of Smith, 144-Smith a Captive, 145-Saved by Pocahontas, 147-Smith
explores the Chesapeake, 149-Smith's Administration, 150-Second
Charter, 152-Lord De La Ware, 153-Character of Smith, 155-The
Starving Time, 156-Arrival of Lord De La Ware, 157-Dale introduces
Martial Law, 159-Sir Thomas Gates, 160-Third Charter, 162-Po-
cahontas and Rolfe, 163-Attack on the French, 164-Dale's Admin-
istration-Tenure of Lands, 166-Tobacco, 168-Argall, 169-Yeard-
ley-First Colonial Assembly, 170-Virginia acquires Civil Freedom, 173.
SLAVERY.- - DISSOLUTION OF THE LONDON COMPANY.
Origin of Negro Slavery, p. 177-Negroes in Portugal and Spain,
178-Native Americans enslaved, 179-Negro Slavery in the West-Indies,
182-Opinions, 184-England and the Slave Trade, 186-New-England and
the Slave Trade, 187-Servants, 188-Slavery in Virginia, 189-Wyatt's
Administration, 190-The Aborigines, 192-A Massacre and a War,
195-King James contends with the London Company, 199-Commis-
sioners in Virginia, 203–Spirit of the Virginians, 204-Dissolution of the
Company, 206-Virginia retains its liberties, 207.
RESTRICTIONS ON COLONIAL COMMERCE.
Charles I. p. 209-Virginia retains its Liberties, 210-Death of Yeard-
ley, 211-Harvey's Administration, 213-Sir Francis Wyatt's, 218-Sir
William Berkeley's Administration, 219-Intolerance, 222-A second
Massacre and War, 223-Prosperity of Virginia, 225-Parliament asserts
its supremacy, 227-Origin of the Navigation Act, 228-Commercial Poli-
cy of Cromwell, 233-Of the Stuarts, 235—The Parliament and Virgi-
nia, 239-Virginia Capitulates, 240-Virginia during the Protectorate,
242-Virginia and its inhabitants, 246.
Discovery, p. 253-Early Settlements, 254-Sir George Calvert,
255-Charter, 259-Freedom of Conscience, 262-Opposition of Virgi-
nia, 263 First Emigration, 264-Legislative Liberty, 267-Clayborne
268-Civil Liberty, 269-Happiness, 271-An Indian War, 272-Ingle's
Rebellion, 273-Religious Liberty, 275—Maryland during the Common-
wealth, 278-During the Protectorate, 281-Popular Sovereignty exercis-
Influence of Calvin, p. 286—Early voyages to New-England, 287-Colo-
ny at Sagadahoc, 288-John Smith in New-England, 290-The Council
of Plymouth, 292-Its Territory, 294-The Reformation in England,
295-Henry VIII., 297-Luther and Calvin, 299-Reign of Edward VI.,
300-Hooper, the Puritan, 301-Puritans in exile, 302-Elizabeth and
the Church of England, 305-Progress of Puritanism, 306-The Inde-
pendents, 309-Persecution of all Non-conformists, 311-Is ineffectual,
312-Character of King James, 314-Lord Bacon's tolerant views,
317-Conference at Hampton Court, 319-The Parliament favors the Puri-
tans, 321-Convocation, 321-The Pilgrims, 323-They fly from Eng-
land, 325-In Holland, 326-They form a Partnership, 330-Sail for Ameri-
ca, 331-The Pilgrims at Cape Cod, 334—Landing of the Fathers, 337-The
first Winter at Plymouth, 338-Famine, Oppression, 340-Intercourse
with the Indians, 341-Weston, 344-Dissolution of the Partnership,
345-Progress and Character of the Old Colony, 346.
EXTENDED COLONIZATION OF NEW-ENGLAND.
Plymouth Monopoly opposed, p. 351-West, Gorges, Morrell, 353-Con-
test in Parliament, 354-New-Hampshire, 355-Maine, 358-Nova-Sco-
tia, 359-Conquest and Restoration of Canada, 362-Maine, 363-Conant
at Cape Ann, 367-Massachusetts Company purchase Lands, 368—Ob-
tain a Charter, 370-First Government, 374-Higginson's Emigration,
375-Religious Independence, 377-Banishment of the Brownes, 378—The
Conclusions, 380-Transfer of the Charter, 381-Winthrop's Emigra-
tion, 383-First Autumn and Winter, 386—Organization of the Govern-
ment, 389-Progress of Liberty, 393-The Puritans exclusive, 395-Ro-
ger Williams, 397-His exile, 409-He plants Providence, 411-His
Character, 412-Hugh Peter and Henry Vane, 414-Order of Nobility
proposed, 416-Rejected, 417-Antinomian Controversy, 418-Wheel-
wright exiled, 424-Rhode-Island and Exeter, 425-Connecticut colo-
nized, 426-Pequod War, 429-Constitution of Connecticut, 435-New-
THE UNITED COLONIES OF NEW-ENGLAND.
Views of the English Government, p. 438-Liberty threatened, 439-Mas-
sachusetts resists, 440-The Council for New-England surrenders its
Charter, 441-A quo warranto, 442-Persecutions in England, 443-John
Hamden, 445— Massachusetts threatens to declare itself indepen-
dent, 446-Commotion in Scotland, 447-Condition of New-England,
449-New-Hampshire, 452-Gorton, 453-Confederacy, 454-Miantono-
moh, 457-Rhode-Island, 459—Maine, 463—Massachusetts, 467—Politi-
cal Parties, 469-Vassall and Childe's Disturbance, 473-Long Parlia-
ment resisted, 476-Synod, 480-Peace with New-Belgium, 482-Acadia,
482-Cromwell's favor, 483-Laws against Irreligion and Sectarianism,
484-Persecution of Quakers, 490-Free Schools, 497-Harvard Col-
lege, 498-Character of Puritanism, 499-Restoration of the Stuarts, 508.
The candid reader is requested to correct the following errata. Page 58, note 3, for Elliot's, read Ellicot's.-p. 99, line?
1, for isle, read isles.-p. 127 and 128, in the margin, for 1603, read 1602.-p. 139, line 10, for charter, read check.-p.
4, was, read not.-P.
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