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410;

Buena Vista, 388-89; Cerro Gordo, Con- Fort Sumter, 425 ; at First Manassas,
treras, Churubusco, Molino del Rey, 432 ; at Shiloh, 438; at Petersburg, 456.
and Chapultepec, 389-90.

BELL, JOHN, 418.
BATTLES ON LAND IN WAR BETWEEN THE BELLAMONT, LORD, Governor of New

STATES:-Graftou, Philippi, Big Bethel, York, 109.
Rich Mountain, Laurel Hill, Carrick's BENTON, THOMAS H., defender of Jack.
Ford, Scary Creek, and first Manassas, son's Administration, 350 ; do. Van
432; Leesburg, Cheat Mountain, Boone- Buren's, 359.
ville, Carthage, Oak Hill, and Lexing- BOSTON, settlement of, 37 ; massacre in,
ton, 433; Belmont, 434; Fishing Creek, 165 ; Port Bill of, 166; “ The cause of,
Fort Henry, Fort Donelson, 437; Elk cause of all," 167.
Horn, or Pea Ridge, Coriuth, or Shiloh, BRADDOCK, General, defeat in the
438; Williamsburg and Seven Pines, French war, 149.
440; Kernstown, McDowell's, Cross BRAGG, BRAXTON, General, in com.
Keys, Port Republic, Mechanicsville, mand of the Army of the Tennessee,
Beaver Dam Creek, Gaines's Mill, Sav. 439; in Kentucky, 443; at Chickamau-
age Station, Fraser's Farm, White Oak ga and Missionary Ridge, resigns
Swamp, and Malvern Hill, 441 ; Cedar command, 452.
Run and Second Manassas, 442; Rich- BRECKINRIDGE, JOHN C., 410, 418, 434;
mond (in Ky.), Perryville and Mur- victory by, at New Market, 456.
freesboro, 443; South Mountain, Har- BROUGHAM, LORD HENRY, on the new
per's Ferry, and Sharpsburg, 444; Constitution, 252.
Fredericksburg, 445; Chancellorsville, BROWN JOHN, or “Ossawatomie," 408,416.
448; Port Gibson, Raymond, Jackson, BROWN, MILTON, Resolutions by, for the
Edwards' Depot, and Big Black, 449; admission of Texas, 373 (note).
Gettysburg, 450; Chickamauga and BUCHANAN, JAMES, Secretary of Stato,
Missionary Ridge, 452; Olustee and 384; elected President,

ro-
Okolona, 453; Mansfield and Pleasant tires from office, March 4, 1861, 422;
Hill, 454; Wilderness, Spottsylvania death of, 473.
Court House, North Anna, and Cold BURGOYNE, John,

British General,
Harbor, 455; Bermuda Hundreds, New 173, 199 ; defeat of, at Saratoga, 201.
Market, and Lynchburg, 456; Monoca- BURNETT, DAVID G., first President of
cy, Winchester, and Cedar Creek, 457; the Republic of Texas, 381.
Resaca, New Hope Church, and Ken- BURNSIDE, AMBROSE E., supersedes Mc-
nesaw Mountain, 458; Atlanta, 459; Clellan, and defeated at Fredericks.
Franklin and Nashville, 460; Five burg, 445 ; superseded by Hooker,
Oaks, Petersburg, Appomattox Court 447.
House, 464; Averasboro and Benton. BURGESSES, House of, in Virginia, 39, 42,
ville, 463.

44.
BATTLES ON WATER, OR SEA FIGHTS BY | BURR, AARON, 266 ; elected Vice-Presi.
UNITED STATES NAVY:

-Paul Jones, dent, 280 ; tried for treason, 287, 288.
213. In war against Tripoli : Com- CABINETS:- Washington's, 256; John Ad.
modores Preble and Barron, 287. In ams', 269; Jefferson's, 283; Madi.
British war of 1812 : Fight between the son's, 292; Monroe's, 323; John
President and Little Belt (Com. Rogers), Quincy Adams', 335; Jackson's, 341;
296; the Constitution (Capt. Hull), and Van Buren's, 356; Harrison's, 367 ;
Guerriere, 307; the Essex (Capt. Porter) Tyler's, 368; Polk's, 384; Taylor's
and Alert, the Wasp (Capt. Jones) and 396 ; Fillmore's, 400 ; Pierce's, 404 ;
the Frolic, the United States (Capt. De- Buchanan's, 412; Lincoln's, 423; John-
catur) and Macedonian, the Constitution son's, 468 ; Grant's, 474.
(Com. Bainbridge) and Java, 308; the CABOT, JOHN and SEBASTIAN, 16.
Hornet (Capt. Lawrence) and the Pea- CALHOUN, JOHN C., 297, 300 ; Secretary
cock, the Chesapeake (Capt. Lawrence) of War, 323; and Vice-President, 332;
and the Shannon, the Argus (Capt. do. 340; rupture with Jackson, 343;
Allen) and the Pelican, the Enter- in the Senate, 344; accepts Clay's Tariff
prise and the Boxer, 313; Commodore

Compromise of 1833, 348; debate with
Perry's fleet on Lake Erie, 311; Com- Webster 349; separates from the Whigs,
modore McDonough's flotilla at Platts- 358; Res'utions on the nature of
burg, 315. In war against Algiers : De- the Government, 389; vote upon them,
catur's fleet and operations in the Med- 360; Secretary of State, 377; Resolu.
iterranean, 320.

tions of, in Senate, in 1847, on slavery
BATTLES ON WATER, or naval operations restrictions in the Territories, 392,

in the War between the States, 434, (note); last speech in Senate, death uf,
435, 445, 446, 449, 460, 461.

399.
BERKELEY, SIR WM., Governor of Vir- CALIFORNIA, admitted into the Union
ginia, 43, 44, 83, 97.

as a State, 401.
BEDFORD, DUNNING, in Federal Conven- CALVERT, SIR GEORGE, Lord Bart
tion, 247.

more, 65; CECIL, 67.
BEAUREGARI), GUSTAVE T., General, at | CALVERT, LEONARD, 67, 69; PEILIP, CA.

CAMDEN, LORD, on taxation and repre- articles of union between, as States,
sentation, 160.

186.
CAMPBELL, JOHN A., Justice of Su- COLUMBUS, CHRISTOPHER, 5, 6, 7, 8.

preme Court of United States, resigns, COMPROMISE, Missouri, 326 (note); line
424, 425.

of division on which it was based re-
CAMPBELL, DUNCAN G., 335.

pudiated, 393; new compromise on
CANONICUS, Indian Chief, 52, 61.

the subject in 1850, 397; principles of
CARY; THOMAS, Governor of North Car- this compromise, 406-8.
olina, 85.

CONFEDERATION of the thirteen Colonies
CARTERET, SIR GEORGE, 70.

in 1776 as States, 186.
Cass, LEWIS, at Huli's surrender, 305; CONFEDERATION, the New England, 56,

Secretary of War, 344 ; defeated for 61, 113; King Philip's war with, 114,
Presidency, 394.

115; end of, by abrogation of charters,
Cassacus, Indian chief, 57.

117.
CHARLES I., King of England, 42, 66. CONGRESS of all the Colonies called by
CHARLES II., King of England, 44, 45, Virginia, 167; met in Philadelphia, 1774,
56, 63, 70, 78, 84, 113.

167; organization and action of, 168;
CHARLESTON, city of, South Carolina, 178, second session of, 171; action of, 172;
214, 215, 425, 463.

receives Washington's resignation,
CHATHAM, Earl of, 153, 164, 168-9.

237; a Convention to amend Consti-
CHASE, SALMON P., Secretary of Treas- tution, 241; first Congress under new
ury, 423; fifth Chief Justice, 468.

Constitution, first movement in, to
CHICAGO, city of, great tire in, 474.

abolish negro slavery, 257.
CHOLERA, ASIATIC, first appearance of, CONNECTICUT, Colony of, 48; settlement
in United States, 345.

of, 49; first government of, 50; new
CHRISTIANA, Queen of Sweden, 75.

charter to, under Charles II., 63;
CHURCH OF ENGLAND, established in government overthrown by Andros,
Virginia, 43, 101.

117; charter preserved in old oak, 117;
CLAY, HENRY, 297 ; at Ghent, 314 ; on old officers restored on the expulsion

Missouri Compromise, 329 (note), 331 ; of Andros, 119.
Secretary of State, 335; in Senate, 344; CONSTITUTION, first, of the United States,
defeat of, for Presidency, 345; Tariff 186; propositions to amend, 238 ;
Compromise of, 348; opposition to " three-fifths clause, 239; Madison's
Jackson, 350; do. Van Buren, 359; proposition, 210; Resolutions of Con.
supports Calhoun's Resolutions, 361; gress for a Convention of the States to
“ rather be right than President," this end, 241; Convention meets in
364; retires from Senate, 370; second Philadelphia in 1787, 242; new Consti-
defeat for Presidency, 372; returns to tution agreed upon and referred to Con.
the Senate, Compromise of 1850, 397; gress, and by Congress submitted to
death of, 402.

the States, 242-50; changes in new
CLAYBORNE, WILLIAM, 65, 67, 68.

Constitution, under it the United
CLARKE, ELIJAH, Colonel, 209, 216.

States still a Confederated Republic,
CLINCH, DUNCAN L., General, 353.

248, 249, 251; full copies of first and
CLINTON, DE WITT, 301.

second Constitutions with Amend.
CLINTON, GEORGE, 287, 291; death of, ments, 479 et sequens.
300.

CORNWALLIS, CHARLES, British Lord and
CLINTON, GEORGE, Governor of New General, 194, 216, 223; moves into Vir-
York, 112.

ginia, to Yorktown, 228; surrender of,
CLINTON, SIR HENRY, British General, 229.

173, 178, 179, 191, 204, 208, 214, 222. CRAVEN, CHARLES, Governor of South
COBB, HOWELL, Sec'y of Treasury, 412. Carolina, 94.
COCHRANE, SIR ALEXANDER, British Ad-CRAWFORD, MARTIN J., Confederate Com.
miral, 316.

missioner, 421, 423.
COCKBURN, SIR GEORGE, British Admi. CRAWFORD, WILLIAM H., Minister to
ral, 313, 316.

France, 300, 313; Secretary of War,
COLLETON, JAMES, Governor of South Car- 320; Secretary of Treasury, 323; defeat-
olina, 89, 90.

ed for Presidency, 332.
COLFAX, SCHUYLER, 472.

CROSBY, WILLIAM, Governor of New
COLONIES, BRITISH, 3, 15; Virginia, 14; York, 111.

New York, 26; Massachusetts, 28; New CUTTS, JOHN, Governor of New Hamp.
Hampshire, 45; Connecticut, 48; Rhode shire, 116.
Island, 50; Maryland, 65; New Jersey, DALE, SIR THOMAS, Governor of Virginta,
70; Delaware, 74; Pennsylvania, 7;, 23.
North Carolina, 82; South Carolina, DALLAS, GEORGE M., 372.
87; Georgia, 130; causes that led te DARK DAYS, 215.
the independence of, 159 et sequens; DAVIS, JEFFERSON, Secretary of War, 406;
new governments instituted in, 175; President of Confederate States, 420-
thoir independence declared, 181 et 434; leaves Richmond, 404; arrested
sequens; confederation between, 183; and discharged, 472.

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DAYTON, WILLIAM, 410.

FREMONT, JOHN C., 389, 410, 441.
DEANE, SILAS, 196, 204.

FRENCHTOWN, slaughter of United
DEARBORN, HENRY, General, 304, 310. States prisoners at, 310.
DELAWARE, LORD, 23.

GAGE, THOMAS, British General, last
DELAWARE, Colony, settlement of, 74. Royal Governor of Massachusetts,
DE KALB, BARON, General, killed, 217. 168 et sequens.
DE SOTO, FERNANDO, 140 et sequens. GALLATIN, ALBERT, 283, 309.
D'ESTAING, COUNT, French Admiral, GATES, HORATIO, General, 201, 203, 216;
204, 200, 212.

defeat at Camden, 217, 235.
DE TOCQUEVILLE on the new Constitu- GATES, SIR THOMAS, Governor of Vir.
tion, 252.

ginia, 23.
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, founded, 259; GENET, M., 261.

movemert to abolish slavery in, 358. GEORGIA, settlement of Colony of, 130
DONELSON, ANDREW J., 410.

et sequens; cession of Western Terri.
DOUGLAS, STEPHEN A., on Missouri tory by, to United States, 286, 335;

Compromise, 393; ou Compromise of controversy with the United States
1850, 406; ou Kansas and Nebraska Act, about, 336; secession of, 420.

407; defeat of, for Presidency, 418. GERRY, ELBRIDGE, 270, 301; death of,
DRAKE, SIR FRANCIS, 83.

317.
DRUMMOND, WILLIAM, Governor of Albe. GIBBES, ROBERT, Governor of South
marle settlemeut in North Carolina, Carolina, 94.
83.

GILBERT, SIR HUMPHREY, first grant of
DUDLEY, JOSEPH, Governor of New Eng. laud in America to, by Queen Eliza-

land Colonies on abrogation of their beth, 15.
charters, 117.

GORGES, SIR FERNANDO, 45, 116.
EARTHQUAKES, 64, 122; great one of 1812, GREENE, NATHANIEL, General, 207, 223.
300.

GRAHAM, WM. A., 402.
EARLY, JUBAL A., General, defeats Hun- GUSTAVUS ADOLPHUS, 74.

ter at Lynchburg, 456; moves into GRANT, ULYSSES S., at Shiloh, 438; at
Maryland, 457.

Vicksburg, 451; at Missionary Ridge,
ELIZABETH, QUEEN, 15, 29.

452; as Lieutenant General, moves
ELLSWORTH, OLIVER, motion by, to strike against Richmond, 455; lays siege to

out “National” in the Federal Consti- Petersburg, 456; captures Richmond,

tution, 246; second Chief Justice, 269. 464; elected President, 472.
EMBARGO ACT, 290, 291, 295.

HALE, JOHN P., 403.
ENGLAND, or GREAT BRITAIN, acknowl. | HALE, NATHAN, 193.

edgment of the Independence of the HAMILTON, ALEXANDER, in Federal Con-
States by, 230; Jay's treaty with, 264; vention, 243, 250; Secretary of Treas.
orders in council by, 288, 295; right ury, 256; head of Federal Party,
of search; affair of the Leopard and 258; retired from office, 264; death of,
Chesapeake, 289; war of 1812 with, 301; 288.

treaty of peace with, at Ghent, 320. HAMLIN, HANNIBAL, 418.
E PLURIBUS U'NUM, 190, 198.

HANCOCK, JOHN, 168, 171.
EVERETT, EDWARD, 418.

HARMAR, JOSIAH, General, 259.
EVERHARD, SIR RICHARD, Governor of HARRISON, WM. HENRY, General, 298;
North Carolina, 87.

succeeds Hull, 306, 310; voted for for
FAUCHET, M., 262.

President, 353; elected President, 364;
FEDERAL UNION, established in 1776, his inaugural and cabinet, 366; death

186; Jefferson's new idea of the pro- of, 367.
per structure of, 214; second Constitu- HARTFORD), Convention at, 317.
tion of, 242-250.

HARVEY, Sir John, Governor of Vir.
FILLMORE, MILLARD, 394 President, 400- ginia, 42, 67.
410.

HARVARD, University of, 60.
FLAG OF THE UNITED STATES, 198, 259. HAYNE, ISAAC, sad fate of, 227.
FLETCHER, BENJAMIN,

Governor of HAYNE, ROBERT Y., debate with Web-
Pennsylvania, 81.

ster, 342.
FLORIDA, 140; admitted into the Union, HEATH, Sir ROBERT, 83.
374; secession of, 420.

HENRY, JOHN, British secret agent, 299.
FLOYD, JOHN, General, 311.

HENRY, PATRICK, 162, 242, 2ui.
FLOYD, JOHN B., Secretary of War, 412. HOOD, JOHN B., General, supersedes
FORSYTH, John, Senior, defender of Johnston at Atlanta, 459.

Jackson's Administration, 350; Secre- HOOKER, JOSEPH, General, 447; super.
tary of State, 356.

seded by Meade, 450.
FORSYTH, JOHN, Junior, Confederate HOUSTON, SAMUEL, General, in Texas,
Commissioner, 421, 423.

381; second President of Texas, 382.
FRANCE, war between, and England, 104, Howe, SIR WM., British commander at

109, 120, 146; treaty of the United Boston, 175, 190, 202.
States with, 204; quasi war with, 273; Howe, British Admiral and Earl, 191
Berlir and Milan decrees by, 288, 289. 204.

HOWE, ROBERT, United States General, JULIAN, GEORGE W., 403.
208.

Kansas, Territorial Bills relating to, 406,
HUGUENOTS, 90, 92.

408, 411, 414; admitted as a State, 421.
HULL, WM., General, 304; surrender of KEARNEY, STEPUEN W., General in Mexi.
Detroit by, 305.

can war, 389.
HULL, ISAAC, Captain in the Navy, 307. KENTUCKY, admitted as a State into the
HUTCHINSON, MRS. ANN, 59.

Union, 260; attempts neutrality in the
HYDE, EDWARD, Governor of North Car- war between the States, 434.
olina, 85.

KEY, FRANCIS, “Star-Spangled Banner,”
INDEPENDENCE, causes that led to it, 316.

159 et sequens; declaration of, 181 et KIDD, CAPTAIN, the Pirate, 108.
sequens; Confederation to maintain, KING PHILIP, Indian chief, his war with
186; acknowledgment of, by Great the New England Confederation, 114.
Britain, 231; full copy of the Declara- KING, THOMAS BUTLER, special agent to
tion, 481.

California, 396.
INDIANA, admitted as a State, 321. KING, RUFUS, in Federal Convention,
ILLINOIS, adinitted as a State, 325.

243; voted for for Vice-President and
INTERNAL IMPROVEMENTS, 330, 343.

President, 287, 291, 321.
IOWA, admitted as a State, 374.

KING, WILLIAM R., elected Vice-Presi.
JACKSON, ANDREW, Major-General, 311; dent; 403.

victory at New Orleans, 319; in Semi. KYRLE, RICHARD, Governor of South
nole war of 1818, 324 ; 333; elected Carolina, 89.
President, 340; rupture with Calhoun, LA FAYETTE, MARQUIS, 196; General, 197,
343; explanation of proclamation, 347; 202, 205, 223, 228; revisit to the United
protest against Senate censure, 350; States, 331.

farewell address, 354; death of, 385. LAMAR, MIRABEAU, third President of
JACKSON, THOMAS J., “Stonewall;" Valley the Republic of Texas, 382.

Campaign of, 441; in the battles at LANE, JOSEPH, 418.
Richmond, 442; at Harper's Ferry, LANE, RALPH, Governor of North Caro-
444; death of, 448.

lina, 83.
JAMESTOWN, settlement of, 17.

LANSING, JOHN, in Federal Convention,
JASPER, SERGEANT, 179; mortally wound- 247.
ed, 212.

LA SALLE, 143.
JAY, JOHN, 230, 250; first Chief-Justice LAURENS, HENRY, 230.
of the United States, 256.

LAWRENCE, JAMES, Captain in the Navy,
JEFFERSON, THOMAS, author of the 312.

Declaration of Independence, 183; 230, LEE, ARTHUR, 196, 204.
212; new idea of, on the structure of a LEE, CHARLES, General, 179, 194, 205.
Federal Union, 244; 256, 258, 262; elect- LEE, HENRY, Major, “Light-Horse
ed Vice-President, 267; elected Presi- Harry," 211.
dent, 280; inaugural and views of the LEE, RICHARD HENRY, 183.
nature of the Government, 283; acqui- LEE, ROBERT E., General, in command
sition of Louisiana, 285; re-elected of Southern sea-coast, 434; takes com-
President, 287; retirement from pub- mand at Richmond, 440; at second
lic life, 292; death of, 338.

Manassas and Sharpsburg, 442, 444;
JOHNSON, ANDREW, elected Vice-Presi- at Fredericksburg, 445; at Chancellors.

dent, 462; becomes President, 465; ville, 448; at Gettysburg, 451; in the
Cabinet and Administration of, 468 et Wilderness, and at Cold Harbor, 455;
sequens; impeachment and acquittal, final surrender of, to Grant, 464; death
471; retirement from office, 473.

of, 474.
JOHNSON, HERSCHEL V., 418.

LENOX, DUKE OF, head of " Grand Coun.
JOHNSON, NATHANIEL, Governor of South cil of Plymouth" Company, 36.
Carolina, 93.

LINCOLN, ABRAHAM, elected President,
· JOHNSON, RICHARD M., 354.

418; inaugural, Cabinet, and Adminis
JONES, ANSON, fourth President of the tration of, 422 et sequens; assassina
Republic of Texas, 383.

tion of, 465.
JONES, JACOB, Commodore, 308.

LINCOLN, BENJAMIN, General, 199, 210,
JONES, PAUL, 213.

212, 214.
JOHNSTON, ALBERT SIDNEY, Colonel and LIVINGSTON, ROBERT R., 184, 255.

General, 413, 415, 437, fall of, at Shiloh, LONDON COMPANY, organized, 17; dissolv.
438.

ed, 41.
JOHNSTON, JOSEPH E., General at First Lot OON, EARL OF, 151.

Manassas, 432, 436; wounded at Seven LOUISIANA, named by La Salle, 144; ac
Pines, 440; succeeds Bragg in command quired by Jefferson, 285; admitted an
at Dalton, 452; opposes Sherman's ad- a State into the Union, 300; secession
vance, 458; superseded by Hood at At- of, 420.
anta, 459; replaced at the head of LOWNDES, WILLIAM, 297.
Southern Army, 463; Convention of, LYON, MATTHEW, M. C., imprisoned un
with Sherman, 464; surrender of, 465. der the Sedition Act, 277.

LYON, GENERAL, killed in Missouri, 433. MISSOURI, admitted as a State into the
LUDWELL, PHILIP, Governor of North Union, 328; attempts neutrality in the
Carolina, 85.

war between the States, 434.
MACOMB, ALEXANDER, General, 315. MOHEGANS, 57, 61.
MADISON, JAMES, movement of, to amend MONROE, JAMES, 285; elected President,

Constitution, 240; in Federal Conven- 321; Cabinet and Administration of,
tion, 213, 250, 278; Secretary of State, 323 et sequens; Missouri Compro-
283; elected President, 291; Cabinet, mise, so called, 326 (note); Monroe
status in politics, and Administration Doctrine, so called, 331; death of, 344.
of, 292 et sequens; re-elected Presi- MONTGOMERY, RICHARD, General, 157.
deut, 301; retirement to private life, 175; captures Montreal, and is killed,
322; death of, 353.

176, 177.
MAINE, settlement of, 28, 116; admitted | MONTGOMERY, city, Confederate States
as a State, 326.

Government organized at, 420.
MANGUM, WILLIE P., 353.

MOORE, JAMES, Governor of South Car.
MARION, FRANCIS, General, 157, 218, 219. olina, 93.
MARTIN, LUTHER, in Federal Convention, MORGAN, DANIEL, General, 199, 201, 223.
247.

MORRIS, ROBERT, 222.
MARSHALL, JOHN, 270; third Chief-Jus. MORTON, JOSEPH, Governor of South
tice, 283; death of, 352.

Carolina, 89.
MARYLAND, settlement of, Colony of, 65; MOULTRIE, FORT, battle of, in 1776, 180.

name of, 66; charter of, to Lord Balti- MOULTRIE, WILLIAM, Colonel and Gen-
more, 66.

eral in South Carolina, 157, 179, 209.
MASON, JOHN, Captain, grant to, by Ply- | MUTINY, in Pennsylvania line in 1781,
mouth Company, 47.

222; at Newburg, New York, in 1783,
MASON AND DIXON's LINE, 160.

232 et sequens ; Washington's great
MATHER, COTTON, 118.

speech in suppression of, 235, 236.
MAY FLOWER, 32.

NEBRASKA, admitted into the Union as a
MASSACHUSETTS, settlement of, 28, 37; State, 473.

first Government of, 38; dispute with NEVADA, admitted into the Union as a
New Hampshire, 47; cited to answer State, 462.
Royal Commissioners, 114; purchase NEW AMSTERDAM, first name of New
by, of Maine, 116; dispute with New York city, 27.
Hampshire settled, 116; charter oí, NEW ENGLAND, name of, given to, 22;
abrogated, 116; expulsion of Andros, Confederation of, 56; Constitution of,
and uuion with Plymouth under 61, 113; end of Confederation, 117.
new charter, 119; opposition by, to NEW HAMPSHIRE, settlement of, 45; name
stamp duties, 161; Boston Port Bill, of, 47; first Government of, 47; new
166; organized Provisional Govern- charter of, 116.
ment, 168; declared to be in a state of NEW HAVEN, settlement of, 49; first Gov.
rebellion, 169.

ernment of, the “ Blue Laws," 50.
MASSACRES, Indian, in Virginia, 40; in NEW JERSEY, settlement of, by the Danes

North Carolina, 86; Wyoming, in and how it became a British Colony,
Pennsylvania, 207.

70.
MASSASOIT, Indian chief, 34, 51, 114, 115. NEW NETHERLANDS, first name of New
MCCLELLAN, GEORGE B., General, Com- York, 70, 76, 78, 88.

mander-in-Chief of Federal Army, 432, NEW ORLEANS, 145; battle of, 319.
436; Peninsular Campaign, 439; defeat New SWEDEN, first name of Delaware,
of, 442; battle of Sharpsburg, 444; 76, 77.
superseded by Burnside, 445; voted NEW YORK, Colony of, settlement of, as
for for President, 462.

New Netherlands, 26; became a British
MCCREA, MISS JANE, 199.

Colony, 28; first Government of, as
MCDONOUGH, COMMODORE, 315.

British Colony, 101, 102.
MCDOWELL, IRWIN, General, at First NEW YORK, city of, threatened by Brit-
Manassas, 432.

ish in 1776; Washington arrives at,
MCCULLOCH, BENJAMIN, General, 433,438. 181; evacuates, 193; great fire in 1835,
McDUFFIE, GEORGE, 337.

352.
MEADE, GEORGE G., General, supersedes NINETY-SIX, 209, 216, 223; siege of, 226.

Hooker, 450; battle of Gettysburg, NORTH CAROLINA, first settlement of the
451.

Colony of, 82; first Government of, 84;
MECKLENBURG, Declaration of Independ- first Colony to declare independence,
ence, 182.

182; accession of, to the Union under
MERCER, HUGH, General, 152; killed, the new Constitution, 259; secession
195.

of, 429.
MINNESOTA, admitted is a State into the NORTH, LORD, head of Tory Administra
Uuion, 415.

tion in England, 165, 169.
MINUITS, PETER, 75,

NULLIFICATION, Ordinance of, by Sonth
MISSISSIPPI, admitted as a State into the Carolina, 346; repeal of, 348.
Union, 324 ; secession of, 420

OGLETHORPE, JAMES EDWARD), General

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