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Hon. J. L. M. Curry , LL.D., William Robertson Garrett , A. M. , Ph.D., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 1.1, Legal Justification of the South in secession, The South as a factor in the territorial expansion of the United States (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 230 0 Browse Search
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e with a bastard daughter of Louis XIV., had made himself the centre of a gigantic opposition to France. For England, for the English people, for English liberties, he had no affection, indifferentlyg money; so that Virginia refused to contribute its quota to the defence of the colonies against France, Present State, p. 62 and not only disregarded the special orders for assisting Albany, but witl of disasters. Meantime, the agents of Massachusetts, appealing to the common enmity towards France, solicited a restoration of its charter. King William was a friend to Calvinists, and, on the fs sometimes burned as a wizard, and sometimes as an insurgent against the established faith. In France, where there were most heretics, there were most condemnations for witchcraft. Rebellion, it wahan freedom or his country, is left without one to palliate his selfishness. The contest with France having engrossed the attention of England and of New England, Massachusetts, at this time, suffe
, shall abandon its hereditary warfare against France. when Spain and Holland, favored by the armedd the alliance of England as a barrier against France; and the aristocratic republic, now itself postively interested in the colonial system, were France and England, both stern advocates of colonial increasing in importance; and the energies of France, if not employed in arms for aggrandizement, b less than commercial ambition, had influenced France to recover Canada; and Cham- 1632 plain, its d an opportunity of offering the friendship of France to the Onondagas. On his return, his favora- on 1656-7, c. XVII. Senecas. The influence of France was planted in the beautiful valleys of Westeralliance against the Iroquois: the soldiers of France would smooth the path between the Chippewas an of the central west, could bear the banner of France to the Pacific, or plant it, side by side with My companion, said Marquette, is an envoy of France to discover new countries; and I am ambassador[54 more...]
ied between the Iroquois, on the one side, and France and her Indian allies, on the other. The Rat,nd shared in the Indian trade of the west; but France kept the mastery of the great lakes, and De Catablishing direct maritime intercourse between France and the Mississippi. On the seventeenth daynsacola. While D'Iberville himself sailed for France, his two brothers, May 9 Sauvolle and Bienville descended to his ships, soon to em bark for France, his brother, in March, explored Western Louis in our destinies; and she long remained, like France, the enemy to our fathers as subjects of Englaeim, fatal to the military reputation of 1704 France, revealed the exhaustion of the kingdom. The r coast. The Five Nations, at peace with both France and England, protected New York by a mutual coinions; and this, also, was amicably settled. France assented to the emancipation of England from trty of the seas,—prohibiting all commerce with France,—and to the protest of Hol- 1689. Aug. 22. la[49 more...]<
of the sea,—were immediately occu- Pichon, 3 pied as a province of France; and, in 1714, fugitives from Newfoundland and Acadia built their he of Nova Scotia. Thus, if on the east the strait of Canso divided France and England, if on the south a narrow range of forests intervened blderness, of which savages were the occupants. The great strife of France and England for American territory could not, therefore, but involvem and the Chippewas. Their relations to the colonists, whether of France or England, were, at this early period, accidental, and related chis for the cession of territories, to encroach even on the empire of France in America. Nor had the labors of the Jesuit missionaries been f the habits of Le Clereq, Etablissement de la Foi dans la Nouvelle France, II. 172. savage life, the Franciscan Zenobe Mambre, whose journal he knowledge of letters remain unknown to the peasant of Germany or France! How languidly did civilization pervade the valleys of the Pyrenee
of Louis XV., who should inherit the throne of France? By the treaty of Utrecht, Philip of Anjou, aved a latent hope of establishing the power of France on the Atlantic. There was found, moreover, ant of the Iroquois and the constant protest of France. It was the avenue through which the west wasights of the Five Nations. In the strife with France, during the government of De la Barre, some ofof the proprietary to the ambitious designs of France, which extended to the heads of all the tributished, and, in conformity to instructions from France, was secured by a military post. The year 173d silver; and for many years the hope agitated France with vague but confident expectations. Two pirol over its commerce reverted to the crown of France. The company had held possession of Louisianana. The Chickasas were the dreaded enemies of France; it was they who had hurried the Natchez to bl in the great expanse of territory claimed by France, the jurisdiction of her monarch was but a Ch[38 more...]
gns of George [I. of England and Louis XV. of France, where legislation was now surrendered to theto serve as guides to the nations. England, France, and Spain, occupied all the continent, nearlytself the entire commerce of the West Indies. France, though it has no treaty with Spain, cannot coar claimed the entire Austrian succession; and France, which aimed at its dismemberment, could engagom, or began the independence, of colonies; so France, by its unjustifiable war on Austria, floated he fleet March 15. of England is victorious. France declares war against England also; and the litance and Austria, the reciprocal jealousies of France and England. The enthusiasm of other centuriehen he proudly planted the 1746 Sept. flag of France on its fortress, and made himself master of thbefore the news of the declaration of war with France had been received in New England, surprised th of repose, and of strife renewed, England and France solemnly agreed to be at peace. The treaties [12 more...]
commercial policy of, 194. The reformation in, 274. Jealous of New England, 405. Its democratic revolution, II. 1. Long parliament, 4. Civil war, 8. Presbyterians and Independents, 9. Cromwell, 19. Restoration, 29. Navigation acts, 42. Royal commissioners for New England, 77. Its history from 1660 to 1688, 434. Clarendon's ministry, 435. The cabal, 435. Shaftesbury's, 436. Danby's, 437. Shaftesbury, 438. Tendency to despotism, 440. Tories and whigs, 443. Its aristocratic revolution, 445; III. 3, 9. War with France, 175. Queen Anne's war, 208. Resolves on colonial con-quests, 219. Sends a fleet into the St. Lawrence, 223. Seeks to engross the slave trade, 231. Extent of possessions, 235. Changes its dynasty, 322. Its pacific policy, 325. Claims of, 340. Relations with the colonies, 380. With Spain, 400. It favors the slave trade, 402. Encroaches on Spanish territory, 418, 435. War with Spain, 438. Erie, first vessel on, III. 164. Etchemins, III. 237.
s half New Jersey, II. 357. Fernandez, Francisco, I. 34. Finland, emigrants from, II. 286. Five Nations. See Iroquois. Fletcher, Benjamin, in Pennsylvania, III. 37. In New York, 56. In Connecticut, 67 Fleury, Cardinal, II. 325. Averse to war, III. 449. Florida discovered, I. 31. Abandoned, 60. Huguenots, 63. Melendez in, 66. Colonized, 69. Expeditions against, in. 209, 432. Fox, George, I. 154. Education, 331. Influence of the age on him, 354. His death, 404. France, first voyages, I. 15. Trading voyages of, 25. Settles Acadia and Canada, 27. Huguenot colonies of, 61. Its settlements pillaged, 148. Loses Acadia, 445. Persecutes the Huguenots, II 174. War with the Five Nations, 419-423. Character of its monarchy, 467. Its rivalry with England, III. 115. Missions, 128. Contends for the fisheries and the west, 175. War with England, 176. Indian alliance, 177. War with the Iroquois, 189. Colonial boundaries, 192. Excludes England from Louisi
357. Leisler, Jacob, II. 450; III. 51-54. His execution, 55. Reversal of attainder, 59. Lenni-Lenape, III, 383. In New Jersey, III. 239. Leon, Ponce de, discovers Florida, I. 33. Locke, John, his character, III. 144. Contrasted with Penn, I. 379. Logan, James, III. 44, 345. Louis XIV. persecutes the Huguenots, I. 175. His policy, 424. Treachery, 426. Absolute, III. 115. Defends legitimacy, 175. Recognizes William, 192. His cabinet, 208. His old age, 225. Death, 323. Louisburg founded, III. 235. Siege of, 460. Louisiana claimed by France, III. 168. First colony sails, 169. Colonized by D'Iberville, 200. Extent of, 343. Under Crozart, 347. The Mississippi company, 351. Effect of Law's fall, 358. Its war with the Natchez, 360. The crown resumes the government, 364. War with the Chickasas, 366. Condition in 1740, 368. Lovewell's fight, III. 338. Lloyd, Thomas, III. 35. Ludwell, Philip, III. 15. Luther, Martin, I. 274,277; II. 459.
th, II. 161. His administration, 163. Soto, Ferdinand de, I. 41. Sails for Florida, 42. In Georgia, 46. Alabama, 48. Discovers the Mississippi, 51. In Arkansas and Missouri, 52. Death, 56. Spain. Her love of adventure, I. 30. Discovers Florida, 32. In the Gulf of Mexico, 35. On the Mississippi, 51. Her missions, 60. Colonizes Florida, 66. Extent of her American possessions, 73. Invades South Carolina, III. 174. Her colonial system, III. 114. War of the succession, 206. Effect of the peace of Utrecht, 227. War with France, 353. Her relations with England, 400. Contests with English smugglers, 435. War with England, 437. Invades Georgia, 444. Spotswood, III. 455; II. 23, 30 Standish, Miles, I. 316. Stoughton, William, III. 83. Strafford's, Lord, attainder, II. 5. Stuarts, commercial policy, I. 218. Their restoration, II. 1. Misfortunes III. 1. Stuyvesant, III. 293, 300. Susquehannahs, war with, II. 215. Swiss on the Savannah, III. 417.