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LECTURES

ON THE

GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT

OF THE

UNITED STATES

Illustrated

Editors
EDWIN WILEY, M.A., Ph.D.

Formerly of the Library of Congress
Librarian U. S. Naval War College, Newport, R. I.

and
IRVING E. RINES

Advisory Editor
(In the Field of International Relations and Government)
ALBERT BUSHNELL HART, Ph.D., LL.D., Litt.D.

Professor of Government in Harvard University

ELEVEN VOLUMES
WITH MAPS AND ILLUSTRATIONS

AMERICAN EDUCATIONAL ALLIANCE

NEW YORK

COPYRIGHT 1916

BY

IRVING E. RINES

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CONTENTS OF VOLUME III.

SECOND PERIOD.

THE STRUGGLE FOR INDEPENDENCE AND THE ATTAINMENT OF NATIONALITY.

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BURGOYNE'S INVASION.
Burgoyne in command of forces in Canada.. 18-19
Strength of his army...

19-20

Indians employed

20

Burgoyne's proclamation

20

Fortifications at Ticonderoga..

21

St. Clair evacuates Ticonderoga.

21-22

Attack at Skenesborough Falls....

23

Attack on Fort Anne....

24

Schuyler obstructs Burgoyne's passage. 24-25
Reinforcements sent north......

25-26

Burgoyne's slow progress..

26-27

Battle of Bennington...

27-31
Defeat of St. Leger in the Mohawk ley. 31-33
Herkimer defeated at Oriskany...

31-32

Arnold's strategem

32-33

Schuyler superseded by Gates..

VALLEY FORCE: CONWAY'S CABAL.
Sad condition of army..
Sufferings of the troops..
Corruption among contractors.
Howe's reasons for inactivity.

33-34

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72-73

73–74
103-104

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New issues of money.

104-105

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