Course with Type Studies, for Grades IV and V

Course with Type Studies, for Grades IV and V

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ...prevent any Undertaking of theirs." What reason had the French for thinking so about the English? "They pretend to have an undoubted Right to the River from a Discovery made by one La Salle 60 years ago; and the Rise of this Expedition is to prevent any settling on the River or Waters of it as they heard of some Families moving out in order thereto." They also told how many forts there were between Lake Erie and Montreal and how long it would take to get to Montreal. The next day Washington writes, "Rain'd excessively all Day." What effect upon traveling? Joncaire, the French officer, now heard that Half-King was with Washington. What do you think he would do? Send for Half-King. Why do you suppose Washington did not bring the Indians to the French officer? "I knew he was Interpreter and a Person of very great Influence among the Indians, and had lately used all possible means to draw them over to their Interest; therfore I was desirous of giving no opportunity that could be avoided." What does this show in Washington? How would Jon caire treat Half-King? Washington writes, "When they came in, there was great Pleasure expressed at seeing them. He wondered how they could be so near without coming to visit him; made several trifling Presents." On December 7th, they left Venango. Why would it not be an easy matter to get the Indians away? Washington writes, "7th. We found it extremely difficult to get the Indians off To-day, as every stratagem had been used to prevent their going up with me. Could not get them to my tent but was obliged to send Mr. Gist over To-day to fetch them, which he did with great persuasion. "At 11 o'clock we set out for the Fort and were...show more

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  • Paperback | 56 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 118g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236846923
  • 9781236846921