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Theodore Roosevelt (1858–1919).  New York.  1906.

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Acadia, 3

Adventure, an age of, 1, 2

Advisory Council, Minuit’s, 17; Stuyvesant’s, 36

Africa, early trade with, 90

Albany, Hudson’s arrival near site of, 8; establishment of post near site, 11; refuses allegiance to Leisler’s rule, 83; trade with, 90

Aldermen, first, 50; office abolished, 55; elected by freeholders, 67; disorderly election for, 103; “rights” of, 177; how elected after Revolution, 178; a local legislature, 178

Algonquins, massacre of, 27; reasons for their defeats, 29

Allotment Commission, the, 248

America, Spanish possessions in, 2, 3; uncertain ownership in early times, 3

American Fur Company, 218

American Museum of Natural History, 260

Amusements, of early settlers, 39, 115; at beginning of nineteenth century, 203, 204

Anarchy, threatened, 30

Andros, Sir Edmund, appointed governor, 58; reinstates English form of government, 58; makes English the official language, 59; character of his rule, 60; grants monopoly of bolting and exporting flour, 60; abolishes Indian slavery, 61; hostility to Puritans, 61; summoned to England, 62; restored to favor, 62; reappointed, 69; imprisonment of, 70; consequences of fall of, 73

Annexed District, the, 245

Anti-Monopolist party, 236

Architecture, 240, 257

Aristocratic element, 17, 49, 114 and note

Aristocratic party, in 1689, 74; supported by Fletcher, 97, 98; trial of leaders for treason, 103

Armorial bearings, 115

Art, encouragement of, 240

Assembly, the, constitution of, 66; early acts of, 66; property qualification for election to, 87; struggles in, 88, 89; Fletcher’s interference with elections for, 96, 97; characteristics of, 98; quarrels with Fletcher, 99; parsimony as regards defenses, 99, 128, 129; condemns Roman Catholic prisests to death, 105; issues paper money, 107; minority of popular party in, 142; set aside, and replaced by Provincial Congress, 156

Astor, John Jacob, 217, 219

Astor Library, 218

Astor Place Riots, 233, 234

Asylums, 206

Australia, owes practical independence to United States, 131

Backwoodsman, evolution of the, 24

Bakery, the first, 18

Ballston Springs, 204

Bankruptcy of States, 180

Banks, chartering of, 201

Baptists, refuge for, 26; persecuted by Stuyvesant, 42; strength before the Revolution and at present day, 109

Battery Park,204

Bayard, Col. Nicholas, leader of aristocratic party in 1689, 74; colonel of trainbands, 75; chased from the city, 82

Bayard House, feast at, 185

Beekman, David, 128, note

Beekman, William, 128, note

Bellomont, Earl of, succeeds Gov. Fletcher, 99; character, 99, 100; favors Leislerians and popular party, 100; honors bodies of Leisler and Milborne, 100; connection with Capt. Kidd, 101; land policy of, 102; death, 103

Berrian, John, 156, note

Bigotry, 70

Billeting Act, opposition to, 142, 143

Binckes, Adm., takes the city, 54

Blackball Line of packets, 221

Block, Adrian, loses vessel by fire, 8; builds first ship in American waters, 9

Blockade of city, 209

Bogardus, Dominie, 20, 27

Bohemian immigration, 256

Bond servants, 118, 119

 

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