Slike strani
PDF
ePub

CONTENTS OF VOL. III.

PAO1

[blocks in formation]

CHAPTER IV. .

1806-1807.

TWO YEARS OF JEFFERSON'S SECOND TERM.

Jefferson's second Inaugural...

67

Ninth Congress-Course pursued by Spain.......68, 69

Pinckney and Monroe envoys to Spain ....

69

Action in Congress—Secret service money

70

Armstrong and Bowdoin sent as envoys

71

Imminence of war with Spain.......

71

The $2,000,000 appropriation, and Napoleon's coffers 71

Relations with England unsatisfactory ....

72

United States vessels seized and condemned.. 72

American seamen impressed by the British .

72

Course pursued by Congress ...

73

Party criminations and recriminations..

74

State of parties in the House......

76

Discussion as to the successor of Jefferson...... 76

Madison and Monroe-John Randolph's course 76

Aaron Burr and his schemes...

78

The president's proclamation.....

78

Daring attempt to suspend the habeas corpus act... 80

Conspiracy of Burr-His trial–His career... 81, 84

CHAPTER III.

1803-1805.

PROGRESS OF EVENTS DURING 1803, 1804, AND 1805.

Lewis and Clarke's expedition...

Seventh Congress in session..

Repeal of discriminating duties recommended .....

48

49

50

[ocr errors]
[ocr errors]
[ocr errors]
[ocr errors]
[ocr errors]
[merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][ocr errors]

CONTENTS OF VOL. III.

.

1817-1819.

[merged small][merged small][merged small][ocr errors][merged small]
[blocks in formation]

CHAPTER II.

CHAPTER III.

.

1832-1837.

1837-1841,

JACKSON'S ADMINISTRATION CONCLUDED.

VAN BUREN'S ADMINISTRATION.

Cholera and its ravages Black Hawk ....... 387, 388 Inauguration of Van Buren.......

407

South Carolina against the tariff....

389 Failures, etc.-Merchants go to Washington....... 408
CHAPTER V.

[merged small][ocr errors]

PAGU

[ocr errors]

Affairs in Mexico—Taylor at Poirt Isabel..... 430, 431

Battle of Palo Alto-Resaca de la Palma 431, 432

Mexicans driven across the Rio Grande..... 438

Taylor enters Matamoras

432

Santa Anna-Advance on Monterey

433, 434
Monterey taken-Armistice agreed upon

435
Wool's march-Kearney's expedition.

488
New Mexico taken......

436
Doniphan's advance to Chihuahua

436
Fremont and his exploits ....

437
California taken—Taylor blamed.....

437 438
Santa Anna and his army

438
Scott's measures—Taylor's army weakened

439
Taylor at Buena Vista ...

439, 440
Taylor victorious Returns home.

441

[ocr errors]
[ocr errors]
[ocr errors]

1845-1847.

POLK'S ADMINISTRATION : TWO YEARS.

Inauguration of Polk-His cabinet.....

Tyler and Texas Annexation completed

Oregon question-Excitement....

Twenty-sixth Congress Message

Debate on Oregon .....

Negotiations with England

General Taylor on the Rio Grande..

Declaration of war

Tariff bill, etc.-Sub-treasury

" Wilmot proviso”

425

426

427

427

428

428

428

428

429

429

[ocr errors]

.

« PrejšnjaNaprej »