An Introduction To The History Of The Revolt Of The American Colonies (volume 2); Being A…

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byGeorge Chalmers

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1845. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XX. The Colonies. --Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle.-- State of Affairs during the War. -- Assumption of Powers by the Assemblies. -- Parliamentary Regulations respecting Commerce.-- Paper Money. -- Delays of the French in carrying the Treaty into effect. -- Their Policy in regard to a Line of Forts and to the Six Nations. -- Shirley and Mildmay, Commissaries in relation to the Treaty.-- Boundary of Acadia. -- Halifax settled.-- Grants on the Ohio River. --Niagara. -- Renewal of the Treaty with the Six Nations.-- The French burn the Capital of the Twigtwees. -- Their Encroachments in the West. -- Dinwiddie's Mission of Washington to them. -- Their Rights considered. -- Their Purposes. -- Washington appointed Commander of Forces.-- Surrender of Trent's Men. --Jumonville.-- Fort Necessity. -- Dinwiddie's Complaints. -- Congress at Albany.-- Similar Project at Whitehall. -- Campaign of 1755.-- Comparative Strength of Canada and the Colonies. -- French Reinforcements intercepted. -- Braddock's Defeat. -- Failure and Acts of Shirley. -- Battle at Lake George.-- Conquests in Nova Scotia.-- Expulsion of the Acadians. -- Campaign of 1756. -- Shirley superseded by Lord Loudoun.-- Reimbursements to the Colonies. -- Johnson's Operations. -- Oswego captured. -- Attempts of Parliament to control Appropriations. -- Campaign of 1757. -- Surrender of Fort William-Henry.--'Campaign of 1758. -- Secretary Pitt. -- Capture of Louisburg. -- Repulse of Abercroraby. -- Capture of Fort Frontenac. -- Forbes's Expedition. -- Campaign of 1759.-- Capture of Quebec. -- Successes of Amherst. -- Capture of Niagara. -- Campaign of 1760.-- Surrender of Montreal. -- Supplies furnished to the Enemy by the Colonists. The various events of the war of 1739, disgraceful rather than disastrous, are ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1845. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XX. The Colonies. --Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle.-- State of Affairs during the War. -- Assumption of Powers by the Assemblies. ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:104 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.22 inPublished:January 10, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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