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George Bancroft: History of the United States

Prelates and Puritans

AMERICANIST HISTORY History of the United States, Vol. I, Ch. 11, by George Bancroft Prelates and Puritans THE settlement of New England was a result of implacable...

Colonization of Maryland

Americanist History: George Bancroft's, History of the United States Chapter 10: COLONIZATION OF MARYLAND VIRGINIA, by its second charter, extended two hundred miles north of Old...

George Bancroft: Men Love Liberty

Liberty Letters, George Bancroft: 1834 Men love liberty, even if it be turbulent, and the colony had increased, and flourished, and grown rich, in...

Restrictions on Colonial Commerce

Americanist History, George Bancroft's: History of the United States Chapter 9: RESTRICTIONS ON COLONIAL COMMERCE ASCENDING the throne on the twenty-seventh of March, 1625, in his...

Slavery, Dissolution of the London Company

Americanist History, George Bancroft's: History of the United States Chapter 7: SLAVERY, DISSOLUTION OF THE LONDON COMPANY WHILE Virginia, by the concession of a representative government,...

Virginia Obtains Civil Liberty

Americanist History, George Bancroft, History of the United States Chapter 7: Virginia Obtains Civil Liberty THE golden anticipations of the London company from the colonization of...

England Plants a New Nation in Virginia

Americanist History, George Bancroft, History of the United States Chapter 6: England Plants a New Nation in Virginia "I SHALL yet live to see Virginia an...

The English Attempt Colonization

The English search for a Northwest Passage, think they discover gold, make first attempts at colonizing America. Bancroft's History of the United States Chap. 5

The Spaniards Hold Florida

Spain acquires Florida via the massacre of 900 Huguenots who they termed not Frenchmen but heretics

Spaniards in the Mississippi Valley

they came upon the Mississippi at Minoya ..often wading through deep waters, and grateful to God if at night they could find a dry resting place

The Spaniards in Florida and On the Pacific Coast

Many Spaniards were killed; the survivors were forced to hurry to their ships; Ponce de Leon himself, wounded by an arrow, returned to Cuba to die. Bancroft

Early Voyages, French Settlement in America

Nearly three centuries before the Christian era, Aristotle, following the lessons of the Pythagoreans, had taught that the earth is a sphere... George Bancroft