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Vaudreuil, Gov., treats Indians with kindness...... 23
Vaudreuil, Gov., of Canada, prepares to defend against

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Vaudreuil calls all able-bodied citizens to arms...... 319
Village of Deerfield attacked by French and In-
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Virginia contractors fail to prepare for transportation

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Voyagers, French.........
Walker's, Sir Hovenden, fleet sails for Canada...
War declared between England and France.....

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Washington, Augustine, death of.
Washington, Lawrence. ...,

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Washington, George, born Feb. 220, 1732.

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Washington, George, early life..

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Washington's mother.....

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Washington as a surveyor........

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Washington commissioned Major..

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Washington and Dinwiddie..........
Washington a Lieutenant-Colonel..
Washington fires first gun in French and Indian war

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Washington accepts a place on Braddock's staff, 284
Washington left behind....

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Washington singled out by an Indian marksman..
Washington saves Braddock's army..

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Washington induced to appeal to Shirley........ 361
Washington's journey to New York..
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Washington in love with Mary Philipse .............
Washington fails to be commissioned by King....... 376
Washington in Virginia legislature, planning to cap-

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Washington's anxiety to capture Fort Du Quesne.... 446

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Washington's courtship and marriage....

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Wesley, John, and To-mo-chi-chi. .........
Wesleys, John and Charles, in Georgia............
Wesleys leave Georgia.....
Whitfield, George, succeeds Wesleys in Georgia..
Williams, Col. Ephraim, killed.
Williams, Rev. John, captured.....
Williams, Rev. John, account of captivity..
Williams, Mrs., murdered...
Williams, Eunice, marries a Mohawk..
Winslow, John, Maj. -Gen. Massachusetts militia...
Winslow's, Gen., speech to Acadians. ....
Wolfe, Gen., sent to capture Quebec...

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Wolfe before Quebec.....

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Wolfe at Point Levi......
Wolfe reconnoitring....

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Wolfe makes an abortive attack..

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Wolfe sick.........

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Wolfe's letter to Pitt......

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Wolfe's opinion of Gray's Elegy....

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Wolfe, death of.....

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Yamacraw Bluff selected by Oglethorpe as place for
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Yamacraw and Yamasee Indians' treaty with Ogle-
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Youghiogeny, Washington and soldiers on.......... 261
Young Pretender...

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CHRONOLOGY.

PERIOD VIII.-AGE OF CONTENTION OF POWERS

FOR SUPREMACY.

A.D. 1700 TO A.D. 1763.

1702. ACCESSION OF ANNE to the throne of Great Britain,

- March 8. QUEEN ANNE'S WAR began,-Great Britain against

France and Spain,-lasted eleven years. 1704. FIRST PERMANENT NEWSPAPER in America, the

Boston News-Letter, - April 24. 1710. PORT ROYAL, N. S., captured by the British and

named Annapolis, -Oct. 2. 1711. INDIAN WAR with the Corees in North Carolina. 1713. TUSCARORAS join the Iroquois in New York, mak

ing the Six Nations.
TREATY OF UTRECHT closed Queen Anne's war, -

April 11. (This treaty gave Great Britain the
Hudson Bay region, Newfoundland and

Acadia.) 1714. ACCESSION OF GEORGE I. to throne of England,

Aug. 1. 1715. Yammassee War in Carolina. 1718. NEW ORLEANS founded by the French under Bien.

ville. 1727. ACCESSION OF GEORGE II. to the throne of England, -June 11.

1729. CAROLINA divided, -Clarendon, or Middle Colony,

moved to Charleston. ALBEMARLE Colony became North Carolina ; Car.

teret Colony became South Carolina. 1732. WASHINGTON born in Westmoreland County, Va.,

Feb. 22.
GEORGIA granted to Oglethorpe ; included part of

Carolina, June 9. 1733. SAVANNAH, GA., founded by Oglethorpe, - Feb.

12. 1639. SPANISH WAR between Great Britain and Spain de

clared, -Oct. 23. (This, with King George's

War, lasted nine years.) 1740. INVASION OF FLORIDA by Oglethorpe. 1742. INVASION OF GEORGIA by the Spanish. 1744. SPANISH WAR merged into King George's War;

France allied with Spain. 1745, LOUISBURG, the Gibraltar of America, captured by

Pepperell, -June 17. 1748. TREATY OF AIX-LA-CHAPELLE closed King George's

War, -Oct. 18. (Both parties restored their

respective conquests.) 1749. OHIO COMPANY, of London, received a grant of

6,000,000 acres on Ohio River. 1751. NEW STYLE Gregorian Calendar adopted by Great

Britain, -eleven days out, Sept. 3 to 14. 1753. WASHINGTON sent to Fort Le Boeuf by Governor

Dinwiddie of Virginia. 1754. WASHINGTON returned to Williamsburg, -Jan. 6.

FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR,-most important of the

Colonial Wars.
WASHINGTON defeated Jumonville at Mountain

Meadows, - May 28.
ALBANY CONVENTION adopted a plan of union pre-

pared by Franklin, -June 19. (The plan re-
jected by crown and people.)

WASHINGTON defeated at Fort Necessity by De

Villiers,—June 3. 1755. ALEXANDRIA CONVENTION, Va. ; Colonial governors

met Braddock, - April 14.
FORT BEAU SÉJOUR, N. S., surrendered to the

British,-June 16.
FORT GASPEREAU surrendered to the British, -June

17.
BRADDOCK'S DEFEAT on the Monongahela River,

Pa.,--Braddock mortally wounded, -July 9. EVICTION of Acadians from Grand Pré,-Sept. 5. BATTLE OF LAKE GEORGE; Lyman under Johnson

defeated Dieskau,-Sept. 8. JOHNSON established Fort William Henry; re

ceived a baronetcy and £5,000. 1756. WAR declared by Great Britain after two years'

fighting, -May 18. MONTCALM captured Oswego, 1,400 men, stores and

money, -Aug. 14. 1757. FORT WILLIAM HENRY surrendered to Montcalm,

Aug. 9. (Massacre by Indians after Monroe

capitulated.) 1758. LORD HOwe killed in a fight near Ticonderoga,

July 6.
ABERCROMBIE repulsed by Montcalm at Ticonder-

oga, -July 8.
LOUISBURG, N. S., taken by Amherst and Bos-

cowen, --July 2. FORT FRONTENAC (now Kingston, Canada) sur

rendered to Bradstreet, -Aug. 27.
GRANT defeated by Aubrey at Fort Duquesne, --

Sept. 21.
FORT DUQUESNE captured by English; named Fort

Pitt (now Pittsburg), -Nov. 25. 1759. FORT NIAGARA surrendered to Johnson ; death of

Prideaux, -July 25.

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