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America appeared assembly banks became Canada CHAP character charter chief church civil claimed colonies commerce common continent council court crown death England English entered established European extended faith Father favor five followed forests forms four France freedom French gained gave give governor hope human hundred Hurons increased Indian influence interest Iroquois Island Jesuits king Lake land language liberty Lord March Massachusetts ment Michigan mind ministers mission missionaries Mississippi nature negroes never obtained officers once opinion parliament party passed peace persons political possession present proprietary province Quakers reached received relations remained resolved returned River royal savage settlement ships slave Spain spirit success territory thousand tion town trade treaty tribes village Virginia waters whole wilderness XXII XXIV York
Sivu 298 - The hunter still the deer pursues— The hunter and the deer a shade." To the Indian the prospect of his own paradise was CHAP. dear, "We raise not our thoughts," they would say —^ to the missionaries, " to your heaven ; we desire only the paradise of our ancestors.
Sivu 415 - and English counteracting authority, unbiased by hostility to England, bore true testimony that "the British government constantly checked the attempts of Virginia to put a stop Madison to this infernal traffic.
Sivu 158 - sands the trail of men ; a little footpath was discerned 25. leading into a beautiful prairie ; and, leaving the canoes, Joliet and Marquette resolved alone to brave a meeting with the savages. After walking six miles, they beheld a village on the banks of a river, and two others on a slope, at a distance of a mile and a
Sivu 105 - parliament was asserted by declaring illegal, null, and void, every colonial act or usage, present or future, which might be in any wise repugnant " to this present act, or to any other law hereafter to be made in the kingdom, so far as such law shall relate to the plantations.
Sivu 157 - the Wisconsin. They reach the water-shed ;— uttering a special prayer to the immaculate Virgin, they leave the streams that, flowing onwards, could have borne their greetings to the castle of Quebec ;— already they stand by the Wisconsin. "The guides returned," says the gentle Marquette, "leaving us alone, in this unknown land,
Sivu 383 - exchequer, by the labor and produce of this kingdom, as immense quantities of every kind of our manufactures go thither ; and, as they increase in the foreign American trade, more of our produce will be wanted. This is taxing them more agreeably to their own constitution and laws.
Sivu 313 - with the skill and manners of the barbarians, the character of the drawing suggests its Algonquin origin. Scandinavians may have reached the shores of Labrador ; the soil of the United States has not one vestige of their presence.
Sivu 121 - colonized New England ; and religious enthusiasm founded Montreal, made a conquest of the wilderness on the upper lakes, and explored the Mississippi. Puritanism gave New England its worship, and its schools; the Roman church created for Canada its altars, its hospitals, and its seminaries. The influence of Calvin can be traced in every New England village;
Sivu 168 - framed a cabin on the first Chickasa bluff; as he raised the cross by the Arkansas ; as he planted the arms of France near the Gulf of Mexico;—he anticipated the future affluence of emigrants, and heard in the distance the footsteps of the advancing multitude that were coming to take possession of the valley.