2 edition of Formation of the union, 1750-1829 found in the catalog.
Series title also at head of t.-p.Suggestions for readers and teachers: p. [ix-xv]Bibliographical references at head of each chapter.Microfiche. Chicago : Library Resources,inc., 1970. 1 microfiche ; 8 x 13 cm. (Library of American civilization ; LAC 15366)s 1970 ilu n
|Statement||Longmans, Green, and Co.|
|Publishers||Longmans, Green, and Co.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 103 p. :|
|Number of Pages||62|
|2||Epochs of American history -- v. 2.|
|3||Library of American civilization -- LAC 15366.|
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Massachusetts followed in 1785; the commonwealth had large tracts of unoccupied land in Maine and in New York. Illustrations, Index, if any, are included in black and white. Had the English colonists, like the Canadians, been organized into one province, they 1750-1829 have been successful within a year; but the freedom and local independence of the fourteen colonies made them, in a military sense, weaker than their neighbors.
Biographies of John Adams, Samuel Adams, Otis, Dickinson, Hutchinson, Franklin, and Washington. [Sidenote: Free from border wars. For three years English military officers formed the only government of Canada. Colonial officials could not be depended upon to detect or to punish infractions of the Acts, and for that purpose the English Government had placed customs officers in the principal ports.
In his great speech on the Writs of Assistance in 1761, Formation of the union Otis so spoke that John Adams said: "Not a Quaker in Philadelphia, or Mr.
Massachusetts protested, declaring the grant to be "more than an adequate reward for their services, and inconsistent with that equality which ought to subsist among citizens of free and republican states.
It was a strong measure, carried out with severity. ] The population of 1,370,000 people occupied a space which in 1890 furnished homes for more than 25,000,000. THE CONDITION OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE 1763.
The judges were appointed by the governor, held during good behavior, and were reasonably independent both of royal interference and of popular clamor.
Strength of the combatants 1812 --111.
In New York each town chose a member of the county board of supervisors; in Pennsylvania the county officers as well as the town officers became elective.
Colonial protests and repeal 1767-1770 --29.
Between contiguous colonies there was intercourse; but Nova Scotia, the last of the continental colonies to be established, was looked upon as a sort of outlyer, and its history has little connection with the history of the thirteen colonies farther south.