The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 12

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%THE GREAT EVENTS%

BY

Famous Historians

A COMPREHENSIVE AND READABLE ACCOUNT OF THE WORLD’S HISTORY. EMPHASIZING
THE MORE IMPORTANT EVENTS. AND PRESENTING THESE AS COMPLETE NARRATIVES IN
THE MASTER-WORDS OF THE MOST EMINENT HISTORIANS

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ON THE PLAN EVOLVED FROM A CONSENSUS OF OPINIONS GATHERED FROM THE MOST
DISTINGUISHED SCHOLARS OF AMERICA AND EUROPE. INCLUDING BRIEF INTRODUCTIONS
BY SPECIALISTS TO CONNECT AND EXPLAIN THE CELEBRATED NARRATIVES, ARRANGED
CHRONOLOGICALLY. WITH THOROUGH INDICES. BIBLIOGRAPHIES. CHRONOLOGIES. AND
COURSES OF READING

EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

ROSSITER JOHNSON, LL.D.

ASSOCIATE EDITORS

CHARLES F. HORNE, Ph.D. JOHN RUDD, LL.D.

With a staff of specialists VOLUME XII

%The National Alumni% 1905

%CONTENTS%

VOLUME XII

An Outline Narrative of the Great Events
CHARLES F. HORNE

Louis XIV Establishes Absolute Monarchy (A.D. 1661)
JAMES COTTER MORISON

New York Taken by the English (A.D. 1664)
JOHN R. BRODHEAD

Great Plague in London (A.D. 1665)
DANIEL DEFOE

Great Fire in London (A.D. 1666)
JOHN EVELYN

Discovery of Gravitation (A.D. 1666)
SIR DAVID BREWSTER

Morgan, the Buccaneer, Sacks Panama (A.D. 1671)
JOHANN W. VON ARCHENHOLZ

Struggle of the Dutch against France and England (A.D. 1672)
C.M. DAVIES.

Discovery of the Mississippi
La Salle Names Louisiana (A.D. 1673-1682)

FRANÇOIS XAVIER GARNEAU

King Philip’s War (A.D. 1675)
RICHARD HILDRETH

Growth of Prussia under the Great Elector
His Victory at Fehrbellin (A.D. 1675)

THOMAS CARLYLE

William Penn Receives the Grant of Pennsylvania
Founding of Philadelphia (A.D. 1681)

GEORGE E. ELLIS

Last Turkish Invasion of Europe Sobieski Saves Vienna (A.D. 1683)
SUTHERLAND MENZIES

Monmouth’s Rebellion (A.D. 1685)
GILBERT BURNET

Revocation of the Edict of Nantes (A.D. 1685)
BON LOUIS HENRI MARTIN

The English Revolution

Flight of James II (A.D. 1688)

GILBERT BURNET

H.D. TRAILL

Peter the Great Modernizes Russia
Suppression of the Streltsi (A.D. 1689)

ALFRED RAMBAUD

Tyranny of Andros in New England
The Bloodless Revolution (A.D. 1689)

CHARLES WYLLYS ELLIOTT

Massacre of Lachine (A.D. 1689)

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