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Annapolis, Port Royal called.
Annual message.
Anti-Chinese movement.
Anti-Federalists.
Anti-Nebraska men.
Antietam, battle of.
Antimasonic party.
Antislavery movement.
Appomattox Courthouse.
Arbitration, policy;
between England and Venezuela.
Argall, Governor.
_Argus_.
Arizona, territory;
silver interests.
Arkansas, becomes territory;
admitted;
secedes;
Confederates in;
reconstruction;
readmitted.
Army of the Cumberland;
disbanded.
Army of the Potomac, peninsular campaign;
at Gettysburg;
in Wilderness campaign;
disbanded.
Army of Tennessee.
Army of Virginia.
Arnold, Benedict, attacks Quebec;
at Saratoga;
treason of;
in British service.
Articles of Confederation.
Ashburton, Lord.
Assumption of state debts.
Astor, John Jacob.
Astoria founded.
Atchison settled.
Atlanta burned.
Atlantic cable.
Auburn settled.
Aurania settled.
Austin, Moses.
Austin, Stephen.

%B%

Bahama Islands.
Balboa.
Baltimore, founded;
in colonial times;
Congress at;
attacked;
route to the West;
convention at;
insurgents in;
labor congress in.
Baltimore, Lord,
Banks, United States, see National Bank;
state, see State Banks.
Banks, N. P., presidential nominee, in
Civil War,
Bannock City founded,
Barry, John,
Barron, Commander,
Baton Rouge, captured,
Spaniards claim,
"Battle above the Clouds,"
Bean, William,
Bear State republic,
Beauregard, General,
Bell, John,
Belmont,
Belpre settled,
Bemis Heights, battle of,
Bennington, battle of,
Benton, Thomas II., senator,
Bents Fort,
_Berceau_,
Berkeley, Lord,
Berlin Decree,
Bidwell, John,
Bienville, Celoron de,
Big Bottom massacre,
Bills of credit,
Biloxi settled,
Bimetallism,
Birney, James Gillespie, presidential nominee,
abolitionist,
Black, James,
Black Rock burned,
Bladensburg, battle of,
Blaine, James G.,
Blair, Francis P.,
Bland-Allison Silver Bill,
Blockade, of 1814,
Southern,
Blockade runners,
Blue Lodges,
Bonded debt, of 1866,
of 1894,
Bonds, United States,
_Bonhomme Richard_,
Bonneville, Captain,
Boom towns,
Boone, Daniel,
Boonesboro settled,
Booth, John Wilkes, assassinates Lincoln,
Bordentown,
Border states secede,
Boscawen,
_Boston_,
Boston, founded,
in colonial times,
riot,
massacre,
tea party,
Port Bill,
occupied by British,
evacuated,
in 1790,
fire,
Boston Neck,
_Boston Sentinel_,
Boundary, of United States in 1783,
in 1815,
Canadian,
Spanish,
of Alaska,
of Texas,
map showing territorial growth of United States,
_Boxer_,
Braddock, Edward,
Bradford, William,
Bradstreet,
Bragg,
Brandywine, battle of,
Brazil discovered,
Breckinridge, John C., vice president,
presidential candidate,
Breeds Hill, battle of,
Brewster, William,
British, see English.
British Columbia, boundary of,
British Guiana,
Brown, B. Gratz,
Brown, Jacob,
Brown, John,
Brown, Robert,
Brownists,
Brush,
Bryan, William J.,
Buchanan, James, president,
attitude toward seceded states,
Buckner, General Simon B.,
Buell, General,
Buena Vista, battle of,
Buffalo burned,
Bull Run, battles of,
Bunker Hill, battle of,
Bunker Hill Monument,
Burgoyne, John,
Burke P. B.,
Burlingame, Anson,
Burnside, General,
Burr, Aaron,
Business depression of '93,
Butler,
Butler, A. P.,
Butler, Benjamin F.,
Butler, William O.,
Butterfield overland stage.

%C%

Cabinet, first,
Cable, Atlantic,
Cabots,
Cabral,
Calhoun, John C., in War Congress,
vice president,
favors nullification,
on slavery,
on Compromise Bill,
death of,
California, Fremont in,
independent,
slavery in,
gold discoveries,
applies for admission,
settled and admitted,
Pacific Railroad to,
Calverts,
Cambridge settled,
Camden, battle of,
Canada, ceded to British,
boundary of,
fisheries,
Canals,
Canonchet,
Canso attacked,
Cape Ann colony,
Cape Breton,
Cape Cod named,
Cape Fear River settlements,
Captains of industry.
Caribbean Islands.
Carleton, Sir Guy.
Carolinas, settled;
see North and South Carolina.
Carpetbaggers.
Carson, Kit.
Carteret, Sir George.
Cartier, Jacques.
Cass, Lewis.
Castine massacre.
Castle Pinckney.
Catholics in Maryland.
Cayuga Indians.
Cedar Creek, battle of.
Cedar Mountain, battle of.
Celoron de Bienville.
Census, first;
of 1810;
of 1870;
of 1900.
Central Pacific Railroad.
Cerro Gordo, battle of.
Certificates, national.
Chadds Ford, battle of.
Chambers, B. J.
Chambersburg burned.
Champlain.
Chancellorsville, battle of.
Chapultepec, battle of.
Charles I., grants Maryland;
persecutes Puritans;
beheaded.
Charles II., grants Connecticut;
grants Carolina;
grants Pennsylvania.
Charleston, founded;
attacked;
in colonial times;
opposes tea tax;
captured;
nominating convention.
Charleston harbor.
Charlestown, settled.
Charlestown Neck.
Charter colonies.
Charters, of 1606;
of 1609;
of 1629.
Chase, Salmon P.
Chattanooga, battle of.
Cherokee Indians.
Cherry Creek.
Cherry Valley massacre.
_Chesapeake_.
Chesapeake and Delaware Canal.
Chester.
Chicago, Republican conventions;
in 1832;
in 1840;
labor congress;
convention of '69;
fire;
meat packing;
Bimetallic League.
Chickahominy River.
Chickamauga, battle of.
Chickasaw Indians.
China, disorder in.
Chinese Exclusion acts.
Chinese immigration.
Chippewa, battle of.
Choctaw Indians.
Church of New England.
Churubusco, battle of.
Cincinnati, in 1802;
in 1810;
convention of 1872;
labor congress;
convention of 1876.
Circuit courts.
Civil Rights Bill.
Civil service reform.
Civil War;
cost of;
results of.
Clark, General George Rogers.
Clark, William.
Clay, Henry, speaker;
presidential nominee;
secretary of state;
Compromise Tariff;
Infant School;
Compromise Bill;
death of.
_Clermont_.
Cleveland, population in 1840.
Cleveland, Stephen Grover, president.
Clinton, George.
Clinton, Governor De Witt.
Clinton, Sir Henry, campaigns.
Cobb, Howell.
Cochrane, General John.
Cockburn, Admiral.
Cohoes founded.
Coin at a premium.
Coinage of gold and silver.
Cold Harbor, battle of.
Colfax, Schuyler.
Collins steamship line.
Colonial, life;
forms of government.
Colonies, Spanish;
English;
Dutch;
Swedish.
Colorado, acquired;
a territory;
admitted;
silver interests.
Colt.
_Columbia Centinel_.
Columbia River discovered.
Columbus, Christopher.
Columbus, Ky., evacuated.
Columbus, O., population in 1840;
conventions.
Commerce, in colonial times;
about 1810;
destroyers;
See also Trade.
Committee of Safety.
Compromise, Missouri;
tariff;
of 1850;
of Crittenden.
Compromises in Constitution.
Comptroller of the Currency.
Concord, battle of.
Confederate cruisers.
Confederate States, formed;
during civil war;
capital of;
end of;
military supplies of;
debts and losses of;
congress dissolved.
_Congress_.
Congress, under Articles of Confederation, and see Continental Congress;
reconstruction plan of;
gives land grants;
acts of 1862 and 1863.
Congress, National Labor.
Connecticut, settled;
in colonial times;
Reserve.
Conscription, Confederate.
_Constellation_.
_Constitution_.
Constitution of U.S.,
amendments to, see Amendments.
Printed in Appendix,
Constitutional Union party,
Continental army,
Continental Congress,
Continental debt,
Continental money,
Contract labor,
Contraction policy,
Contreras, battle of,
Conway cabal,
Cooper, Peter,
Corinth,
battle of,
Cornwallis, Lord,
Coronado,
Corporations, rise of,
opposition to,
Cortereal,
Cortes,
Cotton gin,
Cotton industry,
Cotton-seed oil,
Council Bluffs, Mormons at,
Council for New England,
_Coureurs de bois,_
Court of Admiralty,
Courts of U.S. established,
Cowpens, battle of,
Cranfill, J.B.,
Crawford, William H.,
Credit Strengthening Act,
Creek Indians,
Crittenden's Compromise,
Croghan, Major,
Crown Point, founded,
English at,
Cuba,
Culpeper Courthouse,
_Cumberland_,
Cumberland Road,
Cunard steamship line,
Currency, U.S.,
Curtis, Gen. S.R.,
Customs Commissioners.

%D%

Dakota Territory, formed,
population of,
Dallas, George Mifflin,
Dalton, battle of,
Daniel, William,
Davenport, John,
Davie, William K.,
Davis, David,
Davis, Jefferson, president of Confederacy,
capture of,
Dayton, William L.,
De Soto,
Deane, Silas,
Dearborn's expedition,
Debt, national, after the Revolutionary War,
in 1790,
in 1801,
in 1835,
new national,
during Civil War,
in 1866,
in 1887,
in 1894,
Declaration of Independence,
in Vermont,
See Appendix,
Declaration of Rights,
DeKalb,
Delaware, claims in,
sold to Penn,
in colonial times,
slavery in,
Delaware, Lord, 32.
Delaware Indians, 68, 72.
Delegates, territorial, 162, 351 n. 2.
Democratic party,
Democratic Republicans,
Denver, settled,
convention at,
Department of Labor established,
Detroit, settled
surrender of,
Dewey, Commodore,
Dingley Tariff,
Dinwiddie, Governor Robert,
Direct tax,
District courts,
District of Columbia,
slavery in,
Dixon, Jeremiah,
Dole, president of Hawaiian Republic,
Donelson, Andrew Jackson,
Donelson, John,
Dorchester settled,
Dorchester Heights captured,
Douglas, Stephen A., Nebraska Bill,
debates with Lincoln,
elected senator,
presidential nominee,
Dover riot,
Dow, Neal,
_Drake_,
Drake, Sir Francis,
Draper, Dr. John W.,
Dred Scott decision,
Duane, William J.,
Duluth founded,
Duquesne, Marquis,
Durham massacre,
Dutch, possessions,
settlements,
Dutch West India Company.

%E%

Earle, Thomas,
Early, Jubal,
East India Company,
East Indies, trade with,
Eastern Colonies, occupations, etc.,
Eastport captured,
Edmunds Law,
Electoral college,
Electoral commission,
Electricity,
Elizabeth, Queen,
Elizabeth City captured,
Ellmaker, Amos,
Ellsworth, Oliver,
Emancipation, agitation;
Proclamation;
cost of.
Embargo laws.
Emigration, western.
Endicott, John.
English, possessions;
settlements;
relations with France;
relations with Indians;
government of colonies;
attitude to colonies;
war with colonies;
at war with French;
disputed right of trade;
favor South American republics;
favor South;
Venezuelan boundary question.
English, William H.
English fur companies.
_Enterprise_.
Era of Good Feeling.
Ericsson, Captain John.
Ericsson, Leif.
Erie Canal.
Erie Indians.
_Essex_.
Europe, claims in America;
attitude during Civil War.
Evans, Oliver.
Everett, Edward.
Exeter massacre.
Explorations, European;
French;
Western;
Northwestern.
Express, pony.
Express companies formed.

%F%

Fair Oaks, battle of.
Fairbanks.
Farewell Address of President Washington.
Farmers' Alliance.
Farragut, Admiral.
Federal Hall.
Federal money.
Federalist party,
Ferdinand, King, aids Columbus.
Field, Cyrus W.
Field, James G.
Fifteenth Amendment.
"Fifty-four forty or fight".
Fillmore, Millard, vice president;
president;
presidential nominee.
Financial, distress of '37;
condition after Civil War;
policy, Grant's;
questions after '88.
First Continental Congress.
Fiscal Bank of United States.
Fiscal Corporation.
Fishery question.
Fitch, John.
Five Nations, or Iroquois Indians.
Flag, national;
American naval.
Flamborough Head, 148.
_Florida_.
Florida, discovered;
a British possession;
East and West;
a Spanish possession;
purchased;
a territory;
admitted;
secedes;
readmitted.
Foote, Flag Officer.
Force Act, of;
Jackson's;
of 1871.
Foreign labor.
Foreigners, see Immigration.
Fort Assumption built.
Fort Boise.
Fort Chartres built.
Fort Crevecoeur built.
Fort Cumberland.
Fort Donelson captured.
Fort Duquesne built;
captured.
Fort Edward.
Fort Erie captured.
Fort Fisher captured.
Fort Frontenac captured.
Fort Hall founded.
Fort Henry captured.
Fort Le Boeuf built
Fort Leavenworth.
Fort Lee attacked.
Fort Loyal massacre.
Fort McAllister captured.
Fort McHenry bombarded.
Fort Macon captured.
Fort Meigs, battle of.
Fort Monroe.
Fort Morgan.
Fort Moultrie.
Fort Nassau built.
Fort Natchitoches.
Fort Necessity built.
Fort Orange built.
Fort Pillow captured.
Fort Pitt.
Fort Rosalie founded.
Fort St. Louis built.
Fort Stanwix besieged.
Fort Stephenson, battle of.
Fort Sumter;
battles of.
Fort Ticonderoga.
Fort Tombeckbee built.
Fort Toulouse founded.
Fort Venango built.
Fort Washington captured.
"Forty-niners".
Fourteenth Amendment.
Fractional currency.
Franchise right;
interference with.
Franklin, Benjamin, during the French War;
experiments;
Declaration of Independence;
ambassador to France.
Franklin, state of.
Fray Marcos.
Fredericksburg, in colonial times;
battle of.
Free coinage, of gold and silver;
of silver.
Free-soil party;
joins Republicans.
Freedmen, treatment after war;
vote.
Freedmen's Bureau Bill.
Frelinghuysen, Theodore.
Fremont, John C., in California;
presidential nominee;
in Shenandoah valley.
French, possessions;
explorations;
relations with Indians;
relations with English;
and Indian War;
abandon America;
acknowledge our independence;
republic established;
war with English;
trouble with United States;
during Civil War;
in Mexico.
French Directory.
Frenchtown, battle of.
Fries's Rebellion.
Frobisher, Sir Martin.
_Frolic_.
Frontenac, Count.
Frontier life.
Frye, Joshua.
Fugitive-slave laws.
Fulton, Robert.
Fundamental Orders of Connecticut.
Funding of national debt.
Fusion tickets.

%G%

Gadsden, James.
Gadsden Purchase.
"Gag Rule".
Gage, General Thomas.
Gaines Mill, battle of.
Gallatin, Albert.
Gallipolis settled.
Gallissoniere, Marquis de la.
Gama, Vasco da.
Garfield, James, president;
death of.
Garrison, William Lloyd.
Gates, General Horatio.
Gates, Sir Thomas.
Genet.
Geneva awards.
George II, grants charter.
Georgia, settled;
in colonial times;
annexed territory;
conquered;
cedes land to Congress;
secedes;
Sherman's march through;
again in the Union;
Germantown, battle of.
Gerry, Elbridge.
Gerrymander.
Gettysburg, battle of.
Gettysburg Address, Lincoln's.
Gila River.
Gilbert, Sir Humphrey.
Goffe, William.
Gold, discovered in California;
at Pikes Peak;
in Northwestern States;
payments suspended;
sole legal tender;
standard.
Gold Democrats.
Gold reserve.
Goldsboro.
Goodyear.
Gorges, Sir Ferdinando.
Gosnold.
Gourgues.
Government, colonial;
under Articles of Confederation;
of territories;
control of railroads, etc.
Grant, General U. S., in Civil War;
relations with Johnson;
president;
third term proposed.
Gray, Captain.
Great American Desert.
Great Britain, see English.
Great Lakes explored.
Great Salt Lake.
_Great Western_.
Greeley, Horace.
Green Mountain Boys.
Greenback party.
Greenbacks.
Greene, Nathanael.
Grenville, Prime Minister.
Groesbeck, W. S.
Groton massacre.
Guadalupe Hidalgo, treaty of.
_Guerriere_.
Guilford founded.
Guilford Courthouse, battle of.
Guinther.
Guthrie.

%H%

_Hail, Columbia!_ written.
Hale, John P.
Hale, Nathan.
_Half-Moon_.
Halleck, General Henry.
Hamet.
Hamilton, Alexander.
Hamlin, Hannibal.
Hampton Roads, peace conference at;
Confederate cruiser sunk in;
_Monitor_ and _Merrimac_.
Hancock, General Winfield.
Hand loom.
Hand mill.
Hand press.
Hard cider campaign.
Hard times of '73;
of '93.
Harnden, W. F.
Harpers Ferry.
Harrisburg convention.
Harrison, Benjamin, president.
Harrison, William Henry, in War of 1812;
delegate in Congress;
at Tippecanoe;
presidential candidate;
elected;
death of.
Harrisons Landing.
Harrodsburg settled.
Hartford settled.
Hatteras Inlet.
Haverhill massacre.
Hawaiian annexation.
Hayes, Rutherford B., president.
Hayne, Governor.
Helena founded.
Hendricks, Thomas A.
Hennepin.
Henry, Patrick.
Hessians.
Highways of trade.
Hispaniola colonized.
Hobart, Garret A.
Hoe octuple press,.
Holly Springs.
Holy Alliance.
Home manufactures defended.
Homestead Law.
Hood, General J.B.
Hooker, General.
Hooker, Thomas.
Hopkinson, Joseph.
_Hornet_.
House of Burgesses.
House of Commons.
House of Lords.
House of Representatives, formed,
elects president
Houston. Samuel.
Howe, Elias.
Howe, General William.
Hudson, Henry.
Hudson Bay Company.
Hull's surrender.
Hunt, Walter.
Huron Indians.
Hutchinson, Anne.

%I%

Iberville.
Idaho, a territory
admitted
silver interests.
Idaho City founded.
Illinois, a territory
admitted.
Immigration, Chinese, see Chinese; European Western,
see Emigration.
Impeachment of Johnson.
Impressment of sailors.
Income tax.
Indented servants.
Independence Chamber.
Independence, Declaration of.
Independence Hall.
Independent National party.
Independent Treasury law.
Independents or Mugwumps.
India rubber.
Indian country.
Indiana, a territory;
admitted.
_Indiana Register_.
Indianapolis, population in 1840.
Indians, alliance with French,
traits of
wars
in French and Indian War
during Revolution
in 1790
in 1812,
troubles with
in Oregon
territory sold.
Industrial revolution
Inflation Bill.
_Insurgente_.
Interest indents.
Internal improvements, political issue.
Internal revenue system.
Interstate Commerce.
Intolerable Acts.
Inventions.
"Invisible Empire,".
Iowa, a territory
admitted, 366.
Ironclads.
Iroquois Indians.
Irwinsville.
Isabella. Queen, aids Columbus.
Island No. 10 captured.
Isthmian Canal.
Iuka, battle of.

%J%

Jackson, convention at
battle of.
Jackson, Dr.
Jackson, General Andrew, at New Orleans,
defeats Indians
presidential nominee
president, 301-811.
Jackson, General T.J.
"Jackson men,"
Jalapa, battle of.
Jamaica discovered,.
James I., creates Virginia Company;
annuls charter.
Jamestown settled.
_Java_ captured.
Jay, John, treaty of Paris,
ambassador to London.
Jay Cooke and Co.'s failure.
Jefferson, Thomas, writes Declaration of Independence
secretary of state,
Republican leader
vice president,
opposes Alien and Sedition laws
president
favors political proscription.
Jerry.
Jerseys, see New Jersey;
retreat across.
Johnson, Andrew, vice president
president
amnesty policy.
Johnson, Herschel V.
Johnson, R.M.
Johnston, Gen. A.S.
Johnston, Gen. Joseph E.
Joliet. Louis.
Jones, John Paul.
Julian, George W.
Jumonville.

%K%

Kanawha state.
Kansas, struggle for
slavery question in,
admitted
rapid growth
Farmers' Alliance.
Kansas City.
Kansas-Nebraska Law.
Kaskaskia settled.
Kearny, Colonel Stephen.
_Kearsarge_.
Kendall, Amos.
Kentucky,
settled;
resolutions;
admitted;
Confederates in;
slavery in.
Key, Francis S., writes _Star-Spangled Banner_.
Kickapoo Indians.
King George's War.
King Philip's War.
King William's War.
King, Rufus.
King, William R.
Kings Mountain.
Kirtland.
Knights of Labor.
Know-nothing party.
Knox, General Henry.
Ku Klux Klan.

%L%

La Salle, Robert de.
Labor, in 1763;
in 1790;
questions in 1860;
after Civil War;
slave and free;
foreign and convict;
parties.
Labor department established.
Laconia.
Lafayette, Marquis de.
Lake Champlain, battle of.
Lake Erie, battle of.
Lancaster, Congress at.
Land grants, free;
to railroads;
opposed.
Land Mortgage scheme.
Lane, Joseph.
Lane, Ralph.
Larimer, General.
Laud, Archbishop.
Laudonniere.
_Lawrence_.
Lawrence settled.
Lawrence, Amos A.
Lawrence, James.
Leaven worth.
Lecompton constitution.
Lee, Charles.
Lee, Richard Henry.
Lee, Robert E., campaigns in Civil War;
surrenders.
Lenni Lenape Indians.
_Leopard_.
Letters of marque.
Lewis, Meriwether.
Lewiston founded.
_Lexington_, 148.
Lexington, battle of.
Lexington, Ky.
Liberal Republican party.
_Liberator_.
Liberty party.
Limestone settled.
Lincoln, Abraham, debates with Douglas,
in Illinois senatorial contest;
elected president;
during Civil War;
inauguration speech;
Emancipation Proclamation;
Gettysburg Address;
peace conference with Stephens;
reflected;
assassinated.
Lincoln, General.
Line of Demarcation.
_Little Belt_.
Livingston, Robert R.
Loan-office certificates.
Log cabin campaign.
Log cabins.
Log of the Mayflower.
Logan, John A.
Logstown.
London Company.
Long, Dr.
Long, Major;
discovers Longs Peak.
Long houses, Indian.
Long Parliament.
Lookout Mountain, battle of.
Lords of Trade.
Lottery, Congress.
Louis XV. claims Ohio region.
Louisburg, built;
captured by English;
restored to French.
Louisiana, La Salle in;
extent of;
French in;
struggle for;
Spanish;
purchased;
admitted;
boundary;
secedes;
reconstructs government;
readmitted.
Louisville, settled;
labor congress at.
Lovejoy, Elijah.
Lowell founded.
Lundy, Benjamin.
Lundys Lane, battle of.
Lyon, General.

%M%

McClellan, General George B., campaigns;
presidential nominee.
McCormick reaper.
McDonough, Thomas.
McDowell, General Irwin, campaigns.
McKinley, William, president.
McKinley Tariff Act.
_Macedonian_.
Macomb, General.
Macon Bill.
Madison, James, on the Constitution;
Republican leader;
favors Virginia Resolutions;
president.
Magellan.
Mails, see Postal System.
Maine, settled;
part of Massachusetts Bay colony;
admitted.
Maine Law.
Manassas Junction, battle of.
Manhattan Island.
Manila, battle of.
Manufactures, in colonial times;
about 1800;
infant;
in slave states;
during Civil War;
since Civil War.
March to the Sea, Sherman's.
Marcos, Fray.
Marietta settled.
Marion.
Marquette.
Marshall.
Marshall, John.
Martin, Luther.
Mary, Queen, grants Massachusetts charter.
Maryland, colonized;
in colonial times.
slavery in.
Mason, Charles.
Mason, James M.
Mason, John.
Mason and Dixon's Line.
Massachusetts, Bay Company;
religious intolerance in;
Bay charter granted;
in colonial times;
opposes Stamp and Townshend Acts;
Bill;
cedes land to Congress.
Matagorda Bay
Matamoras, battle of
Maximilian
_Mayflower_
Mayflower Compact
Mayflower Log
Maysville settled
Meade, General
Mechanical improvements
Mechanicsville
Memphis captured
Mendoza
Menendez
Mercer
_Merrimac_
Mexico, becomes republic
wars
French in
Miami Indians
Michigan, a territory
admitted
Michilimackinac, trading post
Middle Colonies, occupations, etc.
Milan Decree
Milford founded
Military lands
Mill Springs, battle of
Mills, R. Q.
Mills Tariff Bill
Milwaukee, population in 1840
Minneapolis mills
_Minnesota_
Minnesota, slavery in
a territory
admitted
Mint established
Minute men
Missionary Ridge, battle of
Mississippi River, explored
French forts built on
right of navigation
slavery west of
campaign in Civil War
Mississippi, a territory
admitted
secedes
convention in
opposed to Reconstruction Act
again in the Union
Missouri, admitted
opposes Wilmot Proviso
elects Kansas delegate
slavery in
Missouri Compromise
Missouri River, gold discovered on
Mobile, in colonial times
captured
Mobile Bay explored
British in
Mohawk Indians
Mohegan Indians
Molino del Rey, battle of
Money, see Currency, Gold, and Silver.
_Monitor_
Monmouth, battle of
Monroe, James, Republican leader
treaty with England
president
Monroe Doctrine
Montana, a territory
admitted
silver interests
Montcalm, General
Monterey, Cal., Fremont at
Monterey, Mexico, battle of
Montezuma
Montgomery, Confederate capital
Montgomery, Richard
Montreal, attacked
captured
attacked in 1813
Moose Island captured
Morgan, Daniel
Morgan, William
Mormons
Morris, Robert
Morris, Thomas
Morristown, Washington at
Morse, Samuel F.B.
Morton, Dr.
Morton, Levi P.
Moultrie
Mount Desert Island settled
Mount Pleasant settled
Mount Vernon. Washington's home
Mugwumps
Murfreesboro, battle of
Murray, William Vans
Muskhogee Indians
Mutiny Act.

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Nantucket Island captured
Napoleon, consul of France
issues decrees
seizes American vessels
loses power
Napoleon, Louis, in Mexico
Narragansett Indians
Narvaez
Nashville, settled
evacuated
battle of
Nassau, blockade running
Natchez, in colonial times
captured
claimed by Spaniards
National Agricultural Wheel
National Bank, First
loses charter
Second
proposed Third
National banks
National Bimetallic League
National debt, see Debt.
National Democratic party
National Labor Congress
National Labor Reform party
National notes, see Bonds
National party
National Pike
National Prohibition Reform party
National Republican party, see Republican.
National Union party
Native American party
Naturalization law
Naumkeag settled
Nauvoo built
Naval warfare,
in Revolution
in French War
in War of 1812
in Civil War
Navigation Acts
Navy department
Nebraska Bill
Nebraska,
struggle for
admitted
rapid growth
Neutrality,
Proclamation of
policy
Nevada,
acquired
territory and state
silver interests
New Albion
New Amsterdam,
founded
becomes New York
New England,
early settlements
occupations in colonies
English victories in
New England Emigrant Aid Society
New France,
extent of
struggle for
New Hampshire,
settled
in colonial times
grants
New Haven,
colony
in colonial times
riot at
New Jersey,
settled
in colonial times
plan for Constitution
New London,
riot at
burned
New Mexico,
Spanish explore
conquered
slavery in
bought from Texas
silver interests
New Netherland,
becomes New York
New Orleans,
founded
in colonial times
battle of
captured
"New Roof"
New Sweden
"New tenor"
New York (state),
New Netherland becomes
in colonial times
English in
cedes land to Congress
New York (city),
convention
in colonial times
colonial congress at
evacuated
national capital
the metropolis
in 1830
labor congress at
New York, Newfoundland, and London Telegraph Company
Newark,
founded
riot at
Newbern captured
Newfoundland,
granted to English
fisheries
Newport, Ky. settled
Newport, R.I.,
settled
riot at
Newspapers,
in colonial times
in 1790
about 1810
Newtown settled
_Niagara_
Niagara,
founded
expedition against
_Nina_
Nipmuck Indians
Nominating conventions
Non-importation,
agreements
Act
Non-intercourse Law
Norfolk evacuated
North, Lord
North American party
North Carolina,
settled
in colonial times
cedes land to Congress
secedes
Sherman in
readmitted
North Castle
North Dakota admitted
Northern attitude toward slavery
Northern Pacific Railroad
Northwest,
exploration of
the new
Northwest passage to India
Northwest Territory,
surrendered
Indian troubles in
slavery question in
Notes, United States, see Bonds.
Nova Scotia,
part of Massachusetts Bay colony
struggle for
Nueces River
Nullification doctrine.

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_Observer_
O'Conor, Charles
Oglethorpe, James
Ohio,
Settled
Admitted
currency plan
Ohio Land Company
Ohio River,
struggle for
settlements on
Oklahoma
Old Demand notes
_Old Ironsides_
Olmsted, F. L.
Omnibus Bill
Omnibuses
Oneida Indians
Onondaga Indians
Orders in Council of 1806 and 1807
Ordinance,
how passed
of 1785
of 1787
Oregon,
settled
joint occupation of
boundaries of
trail
a territory
slavery in
Orleans Territory
Ossawatomie settled
Oswego burned
Otis, James
Overland stage
Owen, Robert.

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Pacific Fur Company
Pacific Ocean,
discovered
named
Pacific railroads,
Pacific States settled,
Pakenham, General,
Palmer, John M.,
Palmyra, Mormons at,
Palo Alto, battle of,
Panic, of 1837,
of 1873,
of 1893,
Paper currency,
Parker, Joel,
Party platforms, see Platforms.
Patent office,
Patroons,
Patterson, General,
Paulding,
Pea Ridge, battle of,
_Peacock_,
_Pelican_,
Pemberton, General,
Pendleton, George H.,
Pendleton Civil Service Act,
Peninsular campaign,
Penn, William, settles New Jersey and Pennsylvania,
relations with Indians,
Pennsylvania, granted to Penn,
in colonial times,
opposes Townshend Acts,
Declaration of Independence in,
Confederates in,
_Pennsylvania Freeman_,
_Pennsylvania Gazette_,
_Pennsylvania Journal_,
_Pennsylvania Packet_,
Pennsylvania route to West,
Pensacola captured,
Pensions,
People's party,
Pequot Indians,
Perote,
Perry, Oliver Hazard,
Perryville, battle of,
Personal Liberty laws,
"Pet banks,"
Petersburg, in colonial times,
Cornwallis at,
besieged,
evacuated,
Petroleum,
Philadelphia, founded,
in colonial times,
First Continental Congress,
captured,
Congress at,
evacuated,
constitutional convention at,
in 1800,
national capital,
_Philanthropist_,
Philippines,
Phips, Sir William,
_Phoenix_,
Photographic discoveries,
Pickens,
Pickens, Governor,
Pierce, Franklin, president,
Pike, Zebulon,
Pikes Peak,
Pilgrims,
Pinckney, C. C., minister to France,
Federalist candidate,
treaty with England,
Pineda,
_Pinta_,
Pinzon,
Pitt, William,
Pittsburg, founded,
in 1790,
rebellion at,
Pittsburg Landing, battle of,
Plains of Abraham,
Platforms, party,
Platte country,
Plattsburg, battle of,
Plymouth, charter,
Company,
settled,
part of Massachusetts Bay colony,
Pocahontas,
_Poictiers_,
Political issues, see Platforms.
Political parties, beginning of,
see Federalists, Democrats, Republicans, etc.
Polk, James K., presidential nominee,
president,
Polygamy,
Ponce de Leon,
Pony express,
Pope, General John, campaigns,
Popham, Sir John,
Popular sovereignty,
Population, in 1790,
in 1815,
in 1810,
in 1820,
increase in,
of Oregon,
western immigrant,
between 1840 and 1860,
in 1870,
of northwestern states,
of Oklahoma,
Populists, see People's Party.
Port Gibson, battle of,
Port Hudson, battle of,
Port Royal, settled,
French stronghold,
captured,
called Annapolis,
Port Royal, S. C., captured,
Portage Railroad,
Porter, at Vicksburg,
Porto Rico,
Portsmouth, settled,
in colonial times,
navy yard,
Portuguese in Brazil,
Postage stamps,
Postal system, in colonial times,
in 1790,
in 1840,
in 1860,
Powhatan Indians,
Prairie schooners,
Prescott, Colonel,
_President_,
Presidential election, method of,
proposed method of,
Presidential succession,
Presque Isle built,
Price, General,
Princeton, battle of,
Printing press,
Proclamation, line,
of neutrality,
Emancipation,
Progress, from 1790 to 1815,
from 1840 to 1860,
since Civil War,
Prohibition party,
Proprietary colonies
Proscription, political
Proslavery movement
Protection
South opposes
Clay favors
political issue
Providence
founded
in colonial times
riot at
Provincial colonies
Public domain
granted
additions to
grants, see Land grants
Puebla
Puerto Rico
see Porto Rico.
Pulaski
Punishment
forms of
Puritans
persecution of
in New England
become Separatists
Putnam.

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Quaker settlements
Quartering Act
Quebec
boundaries of
Quebec
settled
French stronghold
attacked
surrendered
Quebec Act
Queen Anne's War
Queenstown, battle of
Quincy, Josiah.

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Radical Republicans
Railroads
early
Western
Northern Pacific
in 1887
land grants to
Ralegh, Sir Walter
Randolph, John
"Receivers general" created
Reconstruction Act
Reconstruction policy
Redemptioners
Refunding Act
Reid, Whitelaw
_Reprisal_
Republicans
old party
new party
Resaca de la Palma
battle of
Restoration
English
Resumption of Specie Payment Act
_Revenge_
Revolutionary War
Rhode Island
settled
charter
in colonial times
Ribault, John
Richmond
Confederate capital
campaign against
captured
Rio Grande
Ripon
convention at
Rittenhouse, David
Roads
improvements
Western
Roanoke
colonized
captured
Robertson, James
Robinson, John
Rochester settled
Rogers, Captain
Rolfe, John
Roosevelt, Theodore
Rosecrans, General
campaigns
Ross, General
Roxbury settled
Royal colonies
Rule of 1756
Rumsey, James
Russell, John
Russia
possessions
claims on the Pacific
complies with Monroe Doctrine
attitude in Civil War
Alaska purchased from
Ryal, Captain.

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Sacketts Harbor
battle of
Sacramento
St. Augustine founded
St. Clair's defeat
St. Croix River settlements
St. John, John P.
St. Joseph captured
St. Lawrence River explored
St. Leger, Colonel
St. Louis
St. Marks captured
St. Marys founded
St. Paul
Salem settled
Salmon Falls massacre
Saltillo
Sampson, W.T.
_San Jacinto_
San Jacinto,
battle of
San Salvador
Santa Anna
Santa Fe
captured
trail
_Santa Maria_
Santiago, battles of
Saratoga, battle of
_Savannah_
Savannah
founded
in colonial times
captured
Schenectady massacre
Schley, W.S.
Schools, free
Schuyler, General
Scientific discoveries
Scioto Company
Scott, General Winfield
in 1814
in Mexican War
presidential nominee
in Civil War
Sea to sea grants
Secession, of Southern States
states refuse troops
reconstruction plans
Sedition Law
Seminole Indians
Senate formed
Seneca Indians
Separatists
_Serapis_
Seven Cities of Cibola
Seven days' battles
Seven Pines, battle of
Sevier, John
Sewall, Arthur
Seward, William H.
Sewing machine invented
Seymour, Horatio
Shadrach
_Shannon_
Sharpsburg, battle of
Indians
Shays, Daniel
_Shenandoah_
Shenandoah valley, war in
Sheridan, General Phil., campaigns
Sherman, Roger
Sherman, General W.T., campaigns
Sherman Act
silver-purchase clause repealed
Shiloh, battle of
Ship Island
Shirley, Governor
Silver, specie suspended
mines discovered
demonetized
remonetized
certificates
free coinage of
movement
party
"Silver Grays"
Sioux Indians
_Sirius_
Six Nations
Slave trade forbidden
Slavery, established
in colonial times,
in territories
at time of Constitution
in 1790
affected by cotton industry
in Kentucky
in early states
beyond Mississippi River
issue between North and South
area expanded
in Texas
in New Mexico and California
in Kansas
in 1857
in 1860
Civil War
Emancipation Proclamation
during Civil War
abolished in Confederate States
position of negroes after war
Slidell, John
Smith, Green Clay
Smith, John, at Jamestown
explores New England coast
among the Indians
Smith, Joseph
Social conditions, in 1790
about 1890
Socialist Labor party
Society for Encouragement of Domestic Manufactures
Solis
Somers, Sir George
Sons of Liberty
South American republics
South Carolina, settled
in colonial times
cedes land to Congress
Railroad
Exposition
favors nullification
secedes
Sherman in
readmitted
South Dakota, admitted
silver interests
South Pass
Southern Colonies, occupations, etc.
Southern States, English in
attitude toward slavery
form Confederacy
at end of 1860
at beginning of war
coast blockade
cost of war in
reconstruction of
troubles in
the New South
Spanish, possessions
settlements, etc.
claims
boundary line
Florida bought from
war with United States
Spanish America
Specie Circular
Specie payments
Speculation in 1836
_Speedwell_
Spottsylvania Courthouse, battle of
Springfield, settled
Republican state convention at
Lincoln's speech at
Squatter sovereignty, see Popular Sovereignty
Squatters
Stagecoaches
Stamford founded
Stamp Act
Stamp tax
Standish, Miles
Stanton
_Star of the West_
_Star-Spangled Banner_
Stark, Colonel John
State banks
State debts
State department
Staten Island evacuated
States, formed
thirteen original
trade laws
powers of
new constitutions in
sovereignty of
government in seceded,
Steamboats
Stephens, Alexander II.
Steuben, Baron
Stevens, John
Stevenson, Adlai E.
Stewart, G.T.
Stillwater, battle of
Stockton, Commodore
"Stonewall" Jackson
Stonington bombarded
Stony Point captured
Stowe, H.B.
Stuart
Stuyvesant, Peter
Sub treasury plan
Sugar Act
Sullivan, General
Sumner, Charles
_Sumter_
Sumter
Sumter, Fort
Supreme Court
established
gives Dred Scott decision
on Wilson Bill
Surplus revenue
in 1837
in 1887
_Surprise_
Sutter
Sutter's Fort
Swedish
possessions
settlements
Symmes, John C.

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Taft, William II.
Taney, Roger B.
Tariff
of 1789
bills of 1824, etc.
of 1861
for revenue only
Mills Bill
McKinley Act
revision of 1896
Tarleton, Commander
Taxation
in colonies
of 1861
of bonds demanded
of Chinese
a political issue
Taylor, General Zachary
in Mexican War
president
death of
Tea tax
Tecumseh
Telegraph
Temperance party
Tender Acts
Tennessee
settled
part of public domain
admitted
opposes Wilmot Proviso
secedes
reconstructs government
readmitted
Tenure of Office Act
Territory formed
Terry, Eli
Texas
becomes independent
annexed to United States
boundaries of
New Mexico purchased from
admitted
secedes
opposed to Reconstruction Act
again in the Union
Thames River
battle of
Thayer, Hon. Eli
Third-term tradition
Thirteenth Amendment
proposed
adopted
Thomas, General George II.
campaigns
Thomas, General Lorenzo
Thompson, Henry Adams
Thurman, Allen G.
Ticket money
Ticonderoga
Tilden, Samuel J.
Tippecanoe, battle of
Toledo
population in 1840
Tompkins, Daniel D.
Tonty, Henri de
Topeka
Topeka free-state constitution
Tories
Townshend Acts
Trade
in colonial times
in original states
convention at Annapolis
regulated by Congress
with West Indies
regulations of English and French
facilities for

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