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olony to the Great Charter of England, was not accepted by the crown. Again, in 1696, the inviolable claim of the colony to English rights and liberties was engrafted by the assembly on the act of establishment; and this also was disallowed. In 1700, the presence Chap. XIX.} and personal virtues of Bray, who saw Christianity only in the English Church, obtained by unanimity a law commanding conformity in every place of public worship. Once more the act was rejected in England from regard toithin his colony. The commonwealth, which had been as an infant, nestling under his wing, had ripened into self-reliance. Passing over all intermediate changes, the proprietary acknowledged the present validity of the old fundamental law. Let's 1700 April. make a constitution, said a member of the council, that may be firm and lasting to us and ours; and Penn invited them to keep what's good in the charter and frame of government, to lay aside what is burdensome, and to add what may best suit
the Jesuits gave to France its only power over the Five Nations, the legislature of New York, in 1700, made a law for hanging every Popish priest that should come voluntarily into the province. The of peace, and thus to obtain an acknowledged ascendency; the four upper nations, in the summer of 1700, July 18. sent envoys to Montreal to weep for the French who had died in the war. After rapid n proves its existence, and the wish of Louis XIV. to preserve it in good condition; and when, in 1700, Tonti again descended the Missis- 1700 sippi, he was attended by twenty Canadian residents in Iprojects far unlike the peaceful pursuits of agriculture. First came the occupation of the Mis- 1700 Jan. 17. sissippi, by a fortress built on its bank, on a point elevated above the marshes, not faunder his guidance, the brothers Chap XXI.} D'Iberville and Bienville ascended the Great River, 1700. and made peace between the Oumas and the Bayagoulas. Among the Natchez, the Great Sun, followed
dict of the slave trade was impossible. England was inexorable in maintaining the system, which gained new and stronger supporters by its excess. The English slave trade began to attain its great activity after the assiento treaty. From 1680 to 1700, the English took from Africa about three hundred thousand ne- B. Edwards, II. groes, or about fifteen thousand a year. The number, during the continuance of the assiento, may have averaged not far from thirty thousand. Raynal considers the num, justly stigmatized the traffic; yet no public opinion lifted its voice against it. English ships, fitted out in English cities, under the special favor of the royal family, of the ministry, and of parliament, stole from Africa, in the years from 1700 to 1750, probably a million and a half of souls, of whom one eighth were buried in the Atlantic, victims of the passage; and yet in England no general indignation rebuked the enormity; for the public opinion of the age was obedient to materialism.