A Junior Class History of the United States; To Which Are Added the Declaration of Independence, and the Constitution of the United States, with Questions, Exercises, Copious Notes, Etc. ...

A Junior Class History of the United States; To Which Are Added the Declaration of Independence, and the Constitution of the United States, with Questions, Exercises, Copious Notes, Etc. ...

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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. 1890 edition. Excerpt: ...1. Indian Confederation.--Hattle of Tippecanoe.--Before Madison became president, the Indians on the western frontier, influenced by British emissaries, and led on by their great chief Tecumseh, began to form a confederacy against the United States. To check their hostilities, General Harrison was sent to the West, and in the important battle of Tippecanoe (in the western part of Indiana), defeated them with Madison. great loss (1811). 2. War Declared, --Invasion of Canada.--As the British still continued their unjust claims and measures, Con "Upwards of six thousand cases of alleged impressments were recorded (at Washington). It was admitted by the British government that there might have been, at the commencement of the year 1811, sixteen hundred bona fide American citizens serving by compulsion in the British fleet. Upon the breaking out of hostilities, twenty-five hundred impressed sailors, still claiming to be American citizens, and refusing to fight against their country, were committed to Dartmoor and other prisons (in England), where most of them were detained till the end of the war."--Hildreth's History of ike United States. Map Questions.--(Map. p. 163.) What river rnns from Lake St. Clair to Lake Erie? Ans. The Detroit. Name four places, found on the map, that are, or were, on the Detroit River. What river flows into Lake St.Clair from the east? What battle was fought on that river? Where was Ft. Mims (Map, p. 165)? Tohepeka 1 Plattsburg (Map, p. 126)? Chippewa (Map, p. 167)? Lnndy's Lane? Text Questions.--19. When did Jefferson's second term expire? Who succeeded him? 1. What confederation was formed? Through whose influence? What victory wan gained by General Harrison? gress declared war against Great Britain in...show more

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  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 195g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236946480
  • 9781236946485