Parley's Common School History of the World: A Pictorial History of the World, Ancient and Modern, for the Use of Schools

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E.H. Butler & Company, 1870 - World history - 360 pages
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Contents

About Ninias Reign of Sardanapalus and overthrow of the First Assyrian Empire _
20
Extent ofAssyria and Babylonia Notices of other Countries in an cient times
21
Cyrus conquers Babylon His death
23
Reign of Cambyses
24
About Darius Expedition of Xerxes into Greece
26
Afiairs of Persia till the Saracen Conquest
28
Modern History of Persia
29
About the Hebrews or Jews Origin of the Hebrews The Removal of Jacob and his Children to Egypt
32
The Bondage in Egypt Flight of the Hebrews and Destruction of Pharaoh and his Host
34
About the Wanderings of the Israelites in the Wilderness
37
0verthrow of the Midianites Samson Judge of Israel
38
Samsons Exploits and Death
39
Beginning ofthe Reign of Saul
42
Combat of David and Goliath
43
The Reign of David Wisdom of Solomon
45
The Building of the Temple Visit of the Queen oi Sheba
47
The Decline of the Jewish Nation
49
Crucifixion of the Saviour Destruction of Jerusalem
53
Early History of China
55
Anecdotes of the Chinese Emperors
57
Cities of China Manners of the Chinese
60
Origin of the Arabs Rise of Mohammed
61
Sequel of the History of the Saracens
64
About Syria Phoenicia and Asia Minor
65
About Asia Minor or Natolia
67
A Brief View of Several Nations
69
Review of the History of Asia
71
Chronology of Asia
74
About the Geography of Africa The Inhabitants
77
Early Sovereigns of Egypt 7
78
Egyptian Architecture and Sculpture
82
XXXIX The Ptolemies and Queen Cleopatra 84
86
Sketches ofEthiopian History
88
Origin of the Barbary States and their Piracies on the Christians
89
Curious Facts and Fables about Africa
91
History otthe SlaveTrade
92
Chronology of Africa
93
as EUROPE
95
CHAPTER PAGE C11 About the Gauls and other Tribes of Barbarians How the South ern Parts otEurope were first settled and how the Northern Part...
195
Story of the Barbarians continued
197
The Gauls Origin ofthe modern French Nation Little King Pepin
198
About Clovis and Little King Pepin
200
CV1 The Reign of Charlemagne
201
About the Crusades or Holy Wars
202
About the Feudal System
204
About Chivalry or KnightErrantry
207
More about Chivalry
209
King Philip and Pope Boniface Wars of the French and English
211
The Reign of several French Kings
213
CXlIl The Reigns of Louis the Grand and his Successor
214
The French Revolution 216
215
About Hungary Bohemia the Tyrol 61c
230
About Prussia
232
History ofPrussia
233
Description of Russia
234
Description of Russia continued
236
The Reign ofPeter the Great _
237
The Successors of Peter the Great
239
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240
About Sweden
241
Charles the Twelfth and his Successors
243
About Lapland Norway and Denmark
244
Brief Notice of several Kingdoms and States
247
Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
248
About London and other Cities otEngland Wales Scotland and Ire land
249
Origin of the British Nation The Druids
252
Saxon and Danish Kings of England
254
Norman Kings otEngland
256
CXXXIX English Wars and Rebellions
257
The Lancastrian Kings of England
259
Warsofthe Roses
261
CXLIl Reigns of the Tudor Princes
262
The Reign of Elizabeth
264
Accession of the House of Stuart
265
Wars of the King and Parliament
267
The Protectorate and the Restoration
268
The Revolution of 1688 and other matters
270
The Hanoverian Kings of Great Britain
271
The Story of Wales 7
273
The History of Scotland
275
About Ireland
277
Various Matters and Things
278
Review The Dark Ages Important Inventions Sec
280
Chronology of Europe
283
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285
About America
287
The first Inhabitants of America
289
Discovery 01 America by Columbus
290
A few words about Iceland and Greenland Settlements of the French in America
292
The French Colonies Conquered by English
294
Description of the United States
296
Settlement and Colonial History of New England
298
Afiairs ofNcw England continued
300
CLXIIl Early History of Virginia
301
Braddocks Defeat and other Matters
303
Causes which led to the Revolution
304
War in the South Surrender of Cornwallis
311
The Great Rebellion continued
319
About South America El Dorado and the Fountain of Youth
325
The West Indies
331
Chronology of America
337
Polynesia continued The Society Islands
343

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