Image from page 93 of “The chronicles of America series” (1918)

Image from page 93 of “The chronicles of America series” (1918)
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Identifier: chroniclesofamer23lome
Title: The chronicles of America series
Year: 1918 (1910s)
Authors: Lomer, Gerhard Richard, 1882- Jefferys, Charles W. (Charles William), 1869-1951 Huntington, Ellsworth, 1876-1947. Red man’s continent Richman, Irving Berdine, 1861-1938. Spanish conquerors Wood, William Charles Henry, 1864-1947. Elizabethan sea-dogs Munro, William Bennett, 1875-1957. Crusaders of New France Johnston, Mary, 1870-1936. Pioneers of the old South Andrews, Charles McLean, 1863-1943. Fathers of New England Goodwin, Maud Wilder, 1856-1935. Dutch and English on the Hudson Fisher, Sydney George, 1856-1927. Quaker colonies Andrews, Charles McLean, 1863-1943. Colonial folkways Wrong, George McKinnon, 1860-1948. Conquest of New France Becker, Carl Lotus, 1873-1945. Eve of the revolution Wrong, George McKinnon, 1860-1948. Washington and his comrades in arms Farrand, Max, 1869-1945. Fathers of the Constitution Ford, Henry Jones, 1851-1925. Washington and his colleagues Johnson, Allen, 1870-1931. Jefferson and his colleagues Corwin, Edward Samuel, 1878-1963. John Marshall and the Constitution Paine, Ralph Delahaye, 1871-1925. Fight for a free sea Skinner, Constance Lindsay, 1882-1939. Pioneers of the old southwest Ogg, Frederic Austin, 1878-1951. Old Northwest Ogg, Frederic Austin, 1878-1951. Reign of Andrew Jackson Hulbert, Archer Butler, 1873-1933. Paths of inland commerce Skinner, Constance Lindsay, 1882-1939. Adventures of Oregon Bolton, Herbert Eugene, 1870-1953. Spanish borderlands Stephenson, Nathaniel W. (Nathaniel Wright), 1867-1935. Texas and the Mexican war White, Stewart Edward, 1873-1946. Forty-niners Hough, Emerson, 1857-1923. Passing of the frontier Dodd, William Edward, 1869-1940. Cotton kingdom Macy, Jesse, 1842-1919. Anti-slavery crusade Stephenson, Nathaniel W. (Nathaniel Wright), 1867-1935. Abraham Lincoln and the Union Stephenson, Nathaniel W. (Nathaniel Wright), 1867-1935. Day of the Confederacy Wood, William Charles Henry, 1864-1947. Captains of the Civil War Fleming, Walter L. (Walter Lynwood), 1874-1932. Sequel of Appomattox Slosson, Edward Emery, 1865-1929. American spirit in education Perry, Bliss, 1860-1954. American spirit in literature Orth, Samuel Peter, 1873-1922. Our foreigners Paine, Ralph Delahaye, 1871-1925. Old merchant marine Thompson, Holland, 1873-1940. Age of invention Moody, John. Railroad builders Hendrick, Burton Jesse, 1870-1949. Age of big business Orth, Samuel Peter, 1873-1922. Armies of labor Moody, John. Masters of capital Thompson, Holland, 1873-1940. New South Orth, Samuel Peter, 1873-1922. Boss and the machine Ford, Henry Jones, 1851-1925. Cleveland era Buck, Solon J. (Solon Justus), 1884-1962. Agrarian crusade Fish, Carl Russell, 1876-1932. Path of empire Howland, Harold. Theodore Roosevelt and his times Seymour, Charles, 1885-1963. Woodrow Wilson and the World War Skelton, Oscar D. Canadian dominion Shepherd, William R. (William Robert), 1871-1934. Hispanic nations of the New World
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considered this an in-sult to be wiped out in blood. They fell upon theSpaniards at dawn; and, by the time those in thetown were aware, half the houses were in flames.The men, running in confusion from the fire,blinded by the smoke and the glare, not able to findtheir arms nor to saddle their horses, fell easy preyto the native archers. The horses snapped theirhalters and stampeded, or were burned to death intheir stalls. It would have been a complete victoryfor the Indians — and the end of the expedition —if the natives had not believed that the thunder ofhoofs meant that the cavalry was gathering to fallupon them. They fled, leaving only one dead onthe field. He had been killed with a lance by DeSoto, who was unhorsed in the act because hissaddle girth was loose. Eleven Spaniards and fiftyhorses perished. The army then quickly moved toanother town and turned to at making saddles and OLD CITY GATEWAY, ST. AUGUSTINE, FLORIDADrawing from a photograph. .dq«i§oioriq a moil ^niwBiG

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GravirrE, /-jiderae/i-LcLmb, Za. MY. HERNANDO DE SOTO 65 lances from ash, and grass mats, to protect theirnaked bodies from the cold. Towards the end ofApril, De Soto started on, northwestward, and,during the first week in May, 1541, not far fromthe Chickasaw Bluffs, he stood on the east bank ofthe Mississippi River. On the plains, a crossbows shot from the steeptimbered bank, the army pitched camp. De Sotoset his men at once to felling trees and constructingvessels in which to cross the river; for on the west *shore to the north, lay the richest province ofPacaha, whither he was bound. Presently thecacique of Aquixo, or Arkansas, came over to visithim, with his lesser chiefs and two hundred war-riors. The chiefs sat in the sterns of their canoesunder skin awnings; and chiefs and warriors werepainted with ochre, wearing great bunches ofwhite and other plumes of many colors. Someheld feathered shields in their hands, with whichthey sheltered the oarsmen on either side, the war-riors st

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