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tEVISED, CoRRECTED, AND IMPRoved, AND THE HISTORY OF North
AMERICA BROUGht DOWN to The CESSION OF FLORIDA
IN 1821, AND of south AMERICA to THE BATTLE
OF CAROBono in the SA Me Year.

BY CHARL ES W. BAZELEY.

History is the depository of the experiments of social science; and it is important
that all should understand the consequences of human institutions and actions;
and these consequences are to be found in History. —Sismondi.

33ililabelphia.

PUBLISHED BY M’ CARTY & DAVIS,
No. 171 MARKET STREET.

Entered according to the act of congress, in the year 1832, by M’Carty & Davis, in the clerk's office of the district court of the eastern district of Pennsylvania.

STEREotyped BY J. how E.

TABLE OF CONTENTS. s?

onot-r"To OF SOUTH AMERICA.

PREFACE . . . . . . * . . . . . . . . . . *'. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Page 5

Talents of Columbus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7

He applies to several powers for assistance. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10

He sails from Palos. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19

He discovers the Bahamas. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24

Columbus returns to Spain. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31

He makes a second voyage. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36

He discovers Descada. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ib.

Columbus returns to Spain with great treasures. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45

He sails on a third voyage. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47

He arrives at Trinidad. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48

Mutiny of Roldan. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - - - - - - - - - - 50

He is sent as a prisoner to Spain. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52

Ovando's appointinent as Governor. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55

‘Columbus sails the fourth time. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57

He visits St. Domingo. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58

- Honduras and Yucatán . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59

He suffers shipwreck . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60

His death. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63

Anacoana cruelly treated by Ovando. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65

Balboa discovers the Pacific Occan. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74

Cortes accompanies Velasquez to Cuba. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81

He invades Mcxico. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 85

Character of Montezuma. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 89

IIc meets Cortes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... 102

Montezuma made prisoner. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 105

Cortes gets full possession of Mexico. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 134

Magellan sails from Seville. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 135

Account of Pizarro. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 141

His conquest of Peru. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 154

Revolution of New Granada. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 188

Venezuela . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 189

Colombia. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 190

- Buenos Ayres. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 191

—— Chili . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 194

OF NORTH AMERICA.

Conjectures on peopling America . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 198

Character of the Aborigines. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 202

State of the country in 1763. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22]

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