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The Discovery of America13

 

Other Discoveries—Wet and Dry23

 

The Thirteen Original Colonies36

 

The Plymouth Colony47

 

Drawbacks of being a Colonist55

 

The Episode of the Charter Oak62

 

The Discovery of New York72

 

The Dutch at New Amsterdam82

 

Settlement of the Middle States92

 

The Early Aristocracy102

 

Intercolonial and Indian Wars110

 

Personality of Washington124

 

Contrasts with the Present Day131

 

The Revolutionary War142

 

Benjamin Franklin, LL.D., PhG, F.R.S., etc.152

 

The Critical Period160

 

The Beginning of the End170

 

The Close of the Revolution181

 

The First President191

 

The War with Canada203

 

The Advance of the Republic212

 

More Difficulties Straightened Out222

 

The Websters233

 

Befo' the Wah—Causes which Led to it—Masterly Grasp of the Subject shown by the author243

 

Bull Run and Other Battles252

 

some More Fratricidal Strife263

 

Still More Fraternal Bloodshed, on Principle—Outing Features Disappear, and give place to Strained Relations between Combatants, who begin to Mix Things274

 

Last Year of the Disagreeable War284

Too much Liberty in Places and not enough elsewhere.—Thoughts on the late War—Who is the bigger ass, the man who will not forgive and forget, or the mawkish and moist-eyed sniveler who wants to do that all the time297

 

Reconstruction without Pain—Administrations of Johnson and Grant305

 

Closing Chronicles317

 

Appendix329