The English in America: The colonies under the House of Hanover

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Longmans, 1907 - New England
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Contents


Differences of currency 86 Military dangers of disunion 87 Virginia and North Carolina 88 Virginia and South Carolina 90 Difficulties about piracy ...
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Improved communication 95 CHAPTER II ADMINISTRATIVE DEVELOPEMENT General character of the subject 98 Distribution of political forc...
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Dispute about a fixed salary 114 Anticipation of the Stamp Act dispute 118 Disputes about appointment of AttorneyGeneral 119 Death of Burnet
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Lack of specie 125 Evils of paper money 126 Paper money in New Hampshire 127 Paper money in Massachusetts
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Paper money in New Jersey 184 Absence of paper money in New York and Virginia 137 Paper money in North Carolina 138 In Maryland
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In Rhode Island 148 Action of Parliament
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Restrictions on trade 147 The Navigation Acts 147 The Molasses Act 148 Smuggling 150 Nicholsons report 151 Other evidence 152 Restrictions on ...
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In North Carolina
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Quarrel between the counties
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Bladens proposals
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PAOE
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General character of progress made 196 Increase of population 197 Economical condition of Massachusetts 197 The other New England colonies 20...
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Foundation of Yale College 219 Ecclesiastical changes in Connecticut 220 Episcopalians in Connecticut 221 The Saybrook platform 221 Secession fr...
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In Massachusetts 240 In Connecticut 241 Gilbert Tennant 242 James Davenport 243 Repressive measures in Connecticut
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Attitude of the authorities at Yale College 245 Davenport excluded from the churches in Massachusetts 245 The New Lights and their opponents 24...
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The Virginian writers Beverley and Stith
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Benjamin Franklin and the Courant
295
Natural science in the colonies
301
Education in New England 302 Harvard and Yale
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THE COLONISTS AND THE INFERIOR RACES
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The negro terror of 1741 316 The negro in Pennsylvania 817 The negro in New Jersey 818 The negro in the Southern States 819 The negro in Virgi...
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The negro in North Carolina 822 The negro in South Carolina 322 Negro insurrection 825 Sexual relations between white and black 325 Moral aspe...
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Belations of New England to the Indians 339 The Iroquois and the English
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Conference at Georgetown 344 Protestant mission 345 French intrigues with Indians 345 Massachusetts and the Indians 345 Dispute between the Go...
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Reception of Iroquois chiefs at Boston
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