Ten Centuries of European Progress

Ten Centuries of European Progress

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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. 1893 edition. Excerpt: ...1521-24. Second attack on Me-jique is re elled; on the third occa-sion Cort s takes the town. The provinces, including Honduras, are subdued in three years. 1524. French expedition, under Verazzano, from Dieppe to the American coast, in lat. 30; thence coasting to lat. 34 and to lat. 41 40', onward to lat. 50, and return to Dieppe. 1532-36. Expeditions sent by Cortes to California and Colorado. 1584. First Expedition of Jacques Cartier to Newfoundland, where he is wrecked, and to the Bay of Chaleurs: 1535-30. Second expedition of Cartier to Newfoundland, Natiskotek I., to the Sasguenay R.; up the Hochelaga R. (S. Lawrence) to Stadakonah (S. Charles) and Lake S. Peter; thence to the townHochelaga, near Mount Royal; and return from S. Croix harbour to S. Malo. 1540-1541. First French attempt to found a town at Kebec, by De Roberval and Cartier; a little blockhouse called Fort Charlesbourg is built, but it was soon abandoned. 1540. The expedition of Roberval to Canada is lost. 1598. De la Roche attempts to conquer Canada. (Apparently no settlement is made in this century.) Oregon. 1543. Discovery by Bartolomeo Ferrelo. 1519. Drake visits Oregon, and expedition to goes on to New Albion (Vancouver Island). 1585. Exploration of Cavendish, in the North Pacific. California. 1534. Discovery by Grijalva. 1537. Visit of Cortes. 1539. Ulloa enters the Gulf of Califomia. 1540. Alarcon explores the Col-orado. 1542. Exploration of Cabrillo. New England, or Northern Virginia. 1498. Re-discovered by Gian Gaboto. (N 0 settlement.) Virginia and Carolina. 1498. Discovered by Gian Gaboto. 1512. Visit of 'uan Ponce de Leon to Carolina. 1564. French settlement in Carolina, and expulsion by the Spaniards. 1584. First English settlement at Roanoke by Raleigh....show more

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