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This Country of Ours by  H. E. Marshall

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This Country of Ours
by H. E. Marshall
Stories from the history of the United States beginning with a full account of exploration and settlement and ending with the presidency of Woodrow Wilson. The 99 chapters are grouped under 7 headings: Stories of Explorers and Pioneers, Stories of Virginia, Stories of New England, Stories of the Middle and Southern Colonies, Stories of the French in America, Stories of the Struggle for Liberty, and Stories of the United States under the Constitution.  Ages 10-14
615 pages $19.95   

 

 

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PART I
STORIES OF EXPLORERS AND PIONEERS

How the Vikings of Old Sought and Found New Lands
The Sea of Darkness and the Faith of Columbus
How Columbus Fared Forth upon the Sea of Darkness
How Columbus Returned in Triumph
How America Was Named
How the Flag of England Was Planted in New World
How the Flag of France Was Planted in Florida
How the French Founded a Colony in Florida
How the Spaniards Drove the French out of Florida
How a Frenchman Avenged the Death of Countrymen
The Adventures of Sir Humphrey Gilbert
About Sir Walter Raleigh's Adventures in the West
The Adventures of Captain John Smith

PART II
STORIES OF VIRGINIA

More Adventures of Captain John Smith
How the Colony Was Saved
How Pocahontas Took a Journey over the Seas
How the Redmen Fought against Their White Brothers
How Englishmen Fought a Duel with Tyranny
The Coming of the Cavaliers
Bacon's Rebellion
The Knights of the Golden Horseshoe

PART III
STORIES OF NEW ENGLAND

The Story of the Pilgrim Fathers
The Founding of Massachusetts
The Story of Harry Vane
The Story of Anne Hutchinson
The Founding of Harvard
How Quakers First Came to New England
How Maine and New Hampshire Were Founded
The Founding of Connecticut and War with Indians
The Founding of New Haven
The Hunt for the Regicides
King Philip's War
How the Charter of Connecticut Was Saved
The Witches of Salem

PART IV
STORIES OF THE MIDDLE AND SOUTHERN COLONIES

The Founding of Maryland
How New Amsterdam Became New York
How a German Ruled New York
Pirates!
The Founding of New Jersey
The Founding of Pennsylvania
How Benjamin Franklin Came to Philadelphia
The Founding of North and South Carolina
War with the Indians in North and South Carolina
The Founding of Georgia

PART V
STORIES OF THE FRENCH IN AMERICA

How the Mississippi Was Discovered
King William's War and Queen Anne's War
The Mississippi Bubble
How A Terrible Disaster Befell the British Army
The End of French Rule in America
The Rebellion of Pontiac

PART VI
STORIES OF THE STRUGGLE FOR LIBERTY

The Boston Tea-Party
Paul Revere's Ride
The First Thrust—The Battle of Bunker Hill
The War in Canada
The Birth of a Great Nation
The Darkest Hour—Trenton and Princeton
Burgoyne's Campaign—Bennington and Oriskany
Burgoyne's Campaign—Bemis Heights, Saratoga
Brandywine—Germantown—Valley Forge
War on the Sea
The Battle of Monmouth
The Story of a Great Crime
A Turning Point in the World's History

PART VII
STORIES OF THE UNITED STATES UNDER THE CONSTITUTION

Washington First in War, First in Peace
Adams—How He Kept Peace with France
Jefferson—How the Territory Was Doubled
Jefferson—How the Door Was Opened
Jefferson—An American Who Wanted to be King
Madison—The Shooting Star and the Prophet
Madison—War with Great Britain
Monroe—Monroe's Famous Doctrine
Adams—The Tariff of Abominations
Jackson—"Liberty and Union, Now and Forever"
Harrison—The Hero of Tippecanoe
Tyler—Florida Becomes a State
Polk—How Much Land Was Added
Polk—The Finding of Gold
Taylor—Union or Disunion
Fillmore—The Underground Railroad
Pierce—The Story of "Bleeding Kansas"
Buchanan—The Story of the Mormons
Buchanan—The First Shots
Lincoln—From Bull Run to Fort Donelson
Lincoln—The First Battle between Ironclads
Lincoln—The Battle of Shiloh
Lincoln—The Slaves Are Made Free
Lincoln—The Death of Stonewall Jackson
Lincoln—The Battle of Gettysburg
Lincoln—Grant's Campaign
Lincoln—Sherman's March to the Sea
Lincoln—The End of the War
Johnson—How the President Was Impeached
Grant—A Peaceful Victory
Hayes—Garfield—Arthur
Cleveland—Harrison—Cleveland
McKinley—War and Sudden Death
Roosevelt—Taft
Wilson—Troubles with Mexico
Wilson—The Great War


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