New American History for Grammar Schools, in Three Parts; The Birth of the Nation, III.

New American History for Grammar Schools, in Three Parts; The Birth of the Nation, III.

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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. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ...questioned. THINGS TO REMEMBER 1. In 1814 the British planned three campaigns. 2. The first, against Washington, resulted in the burning of the Capitol and other public buildings by British soldiers. 3. An expedition down the St. Lawrence and Lake Champlain was stopped by Macdonough's naval victory on the lake. Again a whole British fleet was taken. 4. A British army attacking New Orleans was entirely defeated by General Andrew Jackson. 5. For many reasons both nations wished for peace. A treaty was made at Ghent, and signed December 24, 1814. 6. The treaty settled few of the questions about which war had been made. The war, however, had gained for America the respect of European nations. THINGS TO READ 1. "Hero Stories from American History," Blaisdell and Ball, pp. 185-198. 2. "American History Stories," Tappan, pp. 224-230. 3. "Four American Patriots," Burton, pp. 133-176. 4. "Andrew Jackson," Brown, pp. 1-86. 5. " Making of the Ohio Valley States," Drake, pp. 215--228. 6. " How our Grandfathers Lived," Hart, pp. 274-291. THINGS TO DO 1. Find the exact meaning of commissioners, negotiations, factions, impending. 2. Study on the map the location of the St. Lawrence, Lake Champlain, Plattsburg, Chesapeake Bay, Washington, Baltimore, Jamaica, New Orleans. OUTLINE III. The Struggle for Commercial Independence, 1809-1817. (President, James Madison.) A. Conditions which interfered with American commerce. 1. War between France and England. 2. Grievances against England. a. The "right of search"; impressment of American seamen; "once an Englishman, always an Englishman." b. English blockade of Continental ports. c. Seizure of American...show more

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  • Paperback | 152 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 286g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236800621
  • 9781236800626