Essays, Historical, And Literary (volume 1)

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byJohn Fiske

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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. 1902. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... INDEX Aberdeen, Lord, 400, 402. Adams, John, urges appointment of Washington as commander-in-chief, 70-71; letter from, to Charles Lee, 75; jealousy between Hamilton and, 136-137, 174; death of, 181; aristo- cratic notion of location of political power, 223; Webster's eulogy on, 380. Adams, John Quincy, 215, 311; as Monroe's Secretary of State upholds Jackson's course in Florida, 257; elected President, 281-282; "prince and protagonist of mugwumps," 322; and policy of internal improvements, 323; as a member of Congress in President Tyler's administration, 358. Adams, Samuel (the elder), 17-18. Adams, Samuel (the younger), 152, 154, 176; British opinion of, 5; elected a member of the legislature, 31; at- tempt to arrest and send to England for trial, 32; demands removal of soldiers from Boston, 35; replies to Hutchinson's defence of supremacy of Parliament, 36-37; Hutchinson's criticisms of, in letters to Thomas Whately, 37; carries resolutions looking to a Continental Congress, 101; as a Federalist, 168-169. Aix-la-Chapelle, treaty of, 20. Alabama, admission of, to Union, 271. Albany Congress of 1754, 23, 200. Alien and sedition laws, the, 135-136, 174, 211-213. Ambrister, Robert, 256, 257, 261-262. "American Notes," Dickens's, 275. "American system," the, 323, 382-383. Andr£, Major, Hamilton's acquaintance- ship with, 112. Annapolis convention of 1786, 117-118, 196. Anti-federalism, the beginning of, 117, 168; Governor George Clinton a champion of, 118-119, 124; Me- lanchthon Smith defends, 125; the Waterloo of, 125. Antinomians, 365. "Anything to beat Van Buren," 349. Arbuthnot, Alexander, 256, 257, 261- 262. "Aristocracy of office," theory of an, 289. Armstrong, Secretary of War, 241, 245. Arnold, Benedict, comparative dignity of character of, beside tha...

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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. 1902. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... INDEX Aberdeen, Lord, 400, 402. Adams, John, urges appointment of Washington as commander-in-chief, 70-71; letter from, to Charles Le...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:114 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.24 inPublished:January 11, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217210015

ISBN - 13:9780217210010

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