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igence might obtain the moral force to demand. Thus the revolution of 1688, narrow in its principles, imperfect in its details, frightfully intolerant towards Catholics, forms an era in the history of the liberty of England and of mankind. Henceforward, the title of the king to the crown was bound up with the title of the aristeral taxation. Thus were the barons of Baltimore superseded for a generation. The ancient capital, inconvenient in its site, was, moreover, tenanted chiefly by Catholics, and surrounded by proprietary recollections: under Protestant auspices, the city sacred to the Virgin Mary was aban- 1694 doned, and Annapolis became the seat n for religious freedom, they had chosen, not as their own asylum only, but, with catholic liberality, as the asylum of every persecuted sect. In the land which Catholics had opened to Protestants, the Catholic inhabitant was the sole victim to Anglican intolerance. Mass might 1704. not be said publicly. No Catholic priest or b
r her sons. France adhered to the old religion, and the revocation of the edict of Nantz made it a Catholic empire; England succeeded in a Protestant revolution, which made political power a monopoly of the Anglican Church, disfranchised all Catholics, and even subjected them, in Ireland, to a legal despotism. In England, freedom of mind made its way through a series of aristocratic and plebeian sects, each of which found its support in the Bible; and the progress was so gradual, and undeh more than the conquest of an empire. The commercial monopoly of a privileged company could not foster a colony.; the climate of the country round Quebec, where summer hurries through the sky, did not invite to agriculture; no persecutions of Catholics swelled the stream of emigration; and, at first, there was little, except religious enthusiasm, to give vitality to the province. Touched by the simplicity of the order of St. Francis, Champlain had selected its priests of the contemplative cl
rges, 328. Colonized, 331, 336. Its court organized, 337. Early history, 428. Annexed to Massachusetts, 430. Royal commissioners in, II. 86. Indian war, 210. New government, 114. Indian war, III. 180, 335. Maintenon, Madame de, II. 175; III. 323. Manhattan occupied, II. 272. Manigault, Judith, II. 180. Marest, Gabriel, II. 196. Markham, III. 40. Marquette, Father, III. 152, 157, 161. Maryland, discovery of, 236. First charter, 241. Freedom of conscience, 244. Catholics settle at St. Mary's, 247. Clayborne's claims, 248. Ingle's rebellion, 254. Act for religious liberty, 255. During the commonwealth, 258. During the protectorate, 260. Power of the people asserted, 264. After the restoration, II. 234. Baltimore's mild sway, 236. Baconists obtain influence, 241. Effect of the revolution of 1688, III. 30. Protestant association, 30. Produce and manufactures, 33. Restlessness, 395. Mascoutins, III. 242. Mason obtains a patent, I. 328. Ma