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Sears, Isaac, 155

Secession, proposed, 246

Sedan chairs, 115

Self-government, Dutch love for, 24; demands for, 29; early steps toward, 66, 90; failure under James II., 69; action of Assembly in regard to, 105; a necessary ingredient in, 106; of Canada and Australia, 131; restriction of, 178; powers of American cities contrasted with those of Europe, 178

Selfishness, among colonists, 129

Separationists, 149

Separatist idea, 70

Servants, early colonial, 118, 121

Settlement, first, 8, 12

Seventh Regiment, 247

Seymour, Gov. Horatio. conduct in draft riots, 249; in presidential election of 1868, 252

Sheriff, first, 50; office abolished, 55; appointment of, 178

Sherman, Gen. W. T., 261

Ship-building, 220

Slavers, as pirates, 93

Slaves, early importations of, 35; legislation against assemblages of, 67; insurrections of, 107, 120; in early colonial times, 119, 122; see also NEGROES

Slave trade, 91

Sloughter, Governor, 85, 86

Smith, Rev. Sydney, criticism on American literature, 240

Smuggling, early, 92; premium on, 98; put down by Bellomont, 100

Social life, 115, 185; at beginning of nineteenth century, 202, 204; in modern times, 242, 244, 262

Social lines, 112

Society, in New Amsterdam, 35, 36; in 1710, 108, 109

Sons of Liberty, organization of, 138; meeting of, 140; defense of the liberty-pole, 144; reorganization of, 146; riots and proceedings of, 153

Spain, early explorations of, 2; waning power of, 2; tenacity in America, 3; warfare of the West India Company against, 12, 13; wars with, 90

Spanish wars, retarded American Revolution, 132

Spoils system, establishment of, 194; De Witt Clinton’s introduction of, 215

Sports, early colonial, 115, 116

Stadt-huys, the, 37

Stamp Act, passage of, 138, 139; opposition to, 138, 149; rioting, 138, 141; repeal of, 141

Stamp Act Congress, meeting of, 138; Declaration of Rights and Address by 138

Staten Island, settlements on, 25; Tory majority in, 158

Steam navigation, beginning of, 208; increase in, 216; Vanderbilt’s connection with, 218

Stevens, John, pioneer in steam navigation, 209

Stockades, Indian, 28; on site of Wall Street, 37

Stock-swindling, 252

Storm-King, 8

Street railways, beginning of, 238

Streets, laying out, 25; lighting of, 205; cleaning of, 205

Stuart dynasty, consequences of overthow of, 73, 89

Stuyvesant, Peter, succeeds Kieft as governor, 30; tradition about, 31; personal appearance and character, 32; residence, 37; relations with Indians and New Englanders, 40; seizes the Swedish colony on the Delaware, 40; quarrels with the colonists, 40

Suffrage, limitations of, 175; widening of, 213; universal, 262

Sugar-house, used as prison, 170

Sumptuary laws, 24

Surinam, value compared with New Netherlands, 52, 57

Swallow Tail Line of packets, the, 221

Swedes, settlements in America, 3, 4; trouble on the Delaware, 26, 40

Tammany Hall, controls Democratic party, 237

Taverns, the first, 21; establishment of, 118

 

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