The Historians' History of the World: Index (Google eBook)

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Henry Smith Williams
Outlook Company, 1905 - World history
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Page 233 - CONVENTION BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND GREAT BRITAIN TO FACILITATE THE CONSTRUCTION OF A SHIP CANAL TO CONNECT THE ATLANTIC AND PACIFIC OCEANS, AND TO REMOVE ANY OBJECTION WHICH MIGHT ARISE OUT OF THE CONVENTION COMMONLY CALLED THE CLAYTON-BULWER TREATY.
Page 415 - ANNE'S WAR, the American phase of the War of the Spanish Succession (see p. 445). In 1702 the English plundered and burned St. Augustine in Florida, while in 1704 the French and Indians surprised Deerfield in the Connecticut Valley. Their attacks soon spread over much of the frontier and even to the outskirts of Boston. In 1707 the English organized an expedition against...
Page 122 - Treaty of, a treaty between Louis XI of France and the dukes of Bourbon, Brittany, and Burgundy, ending the "War of the Public Weal"; concluded (1465), 11, 252-253.
Page 102 - V (1500-1558), emperor of the Holy Roman empire; and, as Charles I, king...
Page 369 - Olympia, -ae, ['OXu/iiria], f., Olympia, a district in Elis, in the northwestern part of the Peloponnesus, the scene of the Olympic games, which were celebrated every four years by all the Greek peoples.
Page 517 - English history a statute directing (1) that no parliament should last longer than three years and (2) that a parliament must be summoned within three years from the dissolution of the last parliament; passed (1641), 19, 598; repealed (1664), 2O, 245; passed (1694), 2O 512; replaced by Septennial Act (1716), 20, 512-514.
Page 185 - Europe, corresponding to parts of the present departments of Nord and Pas-de-Calais, France; the provinces of East and West Flanders, Belgium; and the southern part of the province of Zealand, Netherlands...
Page 46 - States, a name for the regions along the northern coast of Africa, west of Egypt...
Page 69 - Robespierre, 12, 338-339; 69 Bismarck at assembly of ninth Thermidor, 1 2, 341 ; trial and transportation of, 12, 393. Bill of Rights, (1689), act of British parliament, confirming the Declaration of Right, declaring the rights and liberties of the people and denning the power of the king, 2O, 421; text of, 22, 361-366. Bindoes or Bindoe (d. ca. 591 AD), a Sassanid prince; in civil war in Persia, 7, 146; 8, 91-92; death, 8, 93.
Page 363 - ... north of the Ohio River, east of the Mississippi and west of a line extending from Sandusky to Columbus.