The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume XIII by Charles Francis Horne, Editor

The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume XIII

byCharles Francis Horne, Editor

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A COMPREHENSIVE AND READABLE ACCOUNT OF THE WORLD'S HISTORY, EMPHASIZING THE MORE IMPORTANT EVENTS, AND PRESENTING THESE AS COMPLETE NARRATIVES IN THE MASTER-WORDS OF THE MOST EMINENT HISTORIANS NON-SECTARIAN NON-PARTISAN NON-SECTIONAL ON THE PLAN EVOLVED FROM A CONSENSUS OF OPINIONS GATHERED FROM THE MOST DISTINGUISHED SCHOLARS OF AMERICA AND EUROPE, INCLUDING BRIEF INTRODUCTIONS BY SPECIALISTS TO CONNECT AND EXPLAIN THE CELEBRATED NARRATIVES, ARRANGED CHRONOLOGICALLY, WITH THOROUGH INDICES, BIBLIOGRAPHIES, CHRONOLOGIES, AND COURSES OF READING

CONTENTS
An Outline Narrative of the Great Events,     
CHARLES F. HORNE
John Law Promotes the Mississippi Scheme (A.D. 1716),     
LOUIS ADOLPHE THIERS
Prince Eugene Vanquishes the Turks
Siege and Battle of Belgrad (A.D. 1717),     
PRINCE EUGENE OF SAVOY
Bursting of the South Sea Bubble (A.D. 1720),     
LOUIS ADOLPHE THIERS
Bach Lays the Foundation of Modern Music (A.D. 1723),     
HENRY TIPPER
Settlement of Georgia (A.D. 1732),     
WILLIAM B. STEVENS
Rise of Methodism (A.D. 1738)
Preaching of the Wesleys and of Whitefield,     
WILLIAM E.H. LECKY
Conquests of Nadir Shah
Capture of Delhi (A.D. 1739),     
SIR JOHN MALCOLM
First Modern Novel (A.D. 1740),     
EDMUND GOSSE
Frederick the Great Seizes Silesia (A.D. 1740)
Maria Theresa Appeals to the Hungarians,     
WILLIAM SMYTH
Defeat of the Young Pretender at Culloden (A.D. 1746)
Last of the Stuarts,     
JUSTIN McCARTHY
Benjamin Franklin Experiments with Electricity (A.D. 1747),     
JOHN BIGELOW AND BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
Voltaire Directs European Thought from Geneva (A.D. 1755),     
JOHN MORLEY
GEORGE W. KITCHIN
Braddock's Defeat (A.D. 1755),     
WINTHROP SARGENT
GEORGE WASHINGTON
CAPTAIN DE CONTRECŒUR
Exile of the Acadian Neutrals (A.D. 1755),     
WILLIAM H. WITHROW
Clive Establishes British Supremacy in India
Black Hole of Calcutta: Battle of Plassey (A.D. 1756),     
SIR ALEXANDER J. ARBUTHNOT
Seven Years' War (A.D. 1756-1763)
Battle of Torgau,     
WOLFGANG MENZEL
FREDERICK THE GREAT
Conquest of Canada
Victory of Wolfe at Quebec (A.D. 1759),     
A.G. BRADLEY
Usurpation of Catharine II in Russia (A.D. 1762),     
W. KNOX JOHNSON
Conspiracy of Pontiac (A.D. 1763),     
E.O. RANDALL
American Colonies Oppose the Stamp Act (A.D. 1765)
Patrick Henry's Speech,     
JAMES GRAHAME
GEORGE BANCROFT
Watt Improves the Steam-engine (A.D. 1769),     
FRANÇOIS ARAGO
First Partition of Poland (A.D. 1772),     
JAMES FLETCHER
The Boston Tea Party (A.D. 1773),     
GEORGE BANCROFT
Cotton Manufacture Developed (A.D. 1774),     
THOMAS F. HENDERSON
Intellectual Revolt of Germany
Goethe's Werther Arouses Romanticism (A.D. 1775),     
KARL HILLEBRAND
Pestalozzi's Method of Education (A.D. 1775),     
GEORGE RIPLEY
Universal Chronology (A.D. 1716-1775),     
JOHN RUDD

Title:The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume XIIIFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:September 2, 2013Publisher:VolumesOfValueLanguage:English

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