A Pictorial History of the United States: With Notices of Other Portions of America North and South

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E.H. Butler & Company, 1871 - 516 páginas
 

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British Troops in Boston Great Excitement among the Colonists Proposal of the British Parliament to send Americans to England for trial Resolutions ...
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Repeal of obnoxious Duties The Boston Massacre
176
Continuation of Difficulties The Regulators of North Carolina Burning of the Gaspee Committees of Correspondence
178
The Tea thrown Overboard
179
The first Congress meet at Philadelphia in 1774
181
The rising Spirit of Liberty The Boston Boys General Gage PERIOD OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
182
Preparations for War The Massachusetts Provincial Congress Similar Assemblies in other colonies Dr Franklin removed from the office of Postmaster...
183
Battle of Lexington
185
Capture of Ticonderoga and Crown Point
188
LXXXIX Vermont and Ethan Allen
189
Battle of Bunkers Hill
191
General Putnam
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Second Continental Congress Washington at the head of the Army
197
Attack on Quebec Death of Montgomery Governor Dunmores Operations in Virginia
199
Anecdotes and Incidents of Arnolds Expedition to Quebec
201
The Hessian troops hired and sent to America General Howe sic ceeds General Gage The British driven from Boston
203
The British meditate an Atack on New York and also on Charleston Battle at Sullivans Island
206
Declaration of Independence
207
The British Plan of Attack on New York Battle of Long Island
210
Battle of White Plains Retreat of Washington
213
Battle at Trenton
215
Battle near Princeton
217
Attack on Danbury
219
Battle of the Brandywine
220
Capture of General Prescott in Rhode Island
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