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How long was his passage ? | rather than of Columbus ? F. had Above three months.
not been remunerated for money, What-measure was proposed to advanced to Columbus. prevent starvation?. To feed upon the Haytian prisoners, or to For what purpose, was Francis drown them.
Bovadilla sent to Hispaniola ?. To Who prevented the execution ? inquire into the character of CoColumbus.
lumbus. How was he received and How was Columbus required to treated by Ferdinand and Isabella? treat Bovadilla ? To obey him. With the utmost kindness.
What was the conduct of CoHow were his enemies affected ? lumbus ? He silently submitted to They were filled with confusion. be tried by Bovadilla.
How did Bovadilla treat Columtil
bus ? Caused him to be seized, fettered, and hurried on board a ship:
How did Columbus bear this? CHAPTER VII. p. 13. With the greatest coolness and
dignity. Columbus, after his second voy What did Bovadilla then do with age.
Columbus and his two brothers ?
Sent them in fetters, and in differWhat measure was adopted to ent vessels, to Spain. procure colonists for Hispaniola ? Who offered to unbind ColumMalefactors were taken from pris- bus? Vellejo, the Capt. of the
vessel, in which he sailed. Meaning of malefactors ?
Why did Columbus refuse? He What land did Columbus first said, his fetters had been put on by discover on his third voyage ?
the king's order, and by his order Trinidad.
only, should be iaken off. Near the mouth of what vast How was he treated by the king river, is Trinidad ?
and queen, on his arrival in Spain? In what latitude ?
He was liberated, and kindly reNear what island, did Columbus ceived. discover the continent ? Trinidad. What was his conduct. when adIn what year?
mitted into their presence ? How long after his first voyage ? threw himself at their feet, and reHow long ago ?
mained speechless. What led Columbus to conclude, What did he do, when a little that he had discovered a conti recovered ? Vindicated himself in nent? The greatness of the a long speech, Oronoco.
What punishment did they inWho excited an insurrection flict upon Bovadilla? They deamong the Spaniards while Co-graded him from his office. lumbus was absent ? Roldan. With what office, had Columbus seded? Ovando.
By whom, was Bovadilla superinvested Roldan ? That of chief justice.
How did Columbus feel, when Who sent to Spain, an account
he found, that he was not to be re.
stored to his office of governor 3 of Roldan's insurrection ? Columbas.
He was deeply wounded.
What did he carry with him, Why was Ferdinand disposed to listen to the account of Roldan,
wherever he went? His fetters.
What did he say, should be done
win them, at last ?. That they What stimulated him, to seek a should be buried with him in his
nearer passage to India ? The grave.
voyage of Columbus. What did Columbus demand of In what direction from England, Ferdinand and Isabella ? That did he expect to find that passage ? he should be viceroy of the coun A north-western. tries he had discovered.
From what port, did he sail ? Why did they decline the fulfil. Bristol. When ? ment of their promise ? On ac Which way is Bristol from Loncount of the greatness and impor- | don? tance of the discoveries.
What land did he first discover ? How many voyages to America, Probably Newfoundland. did Columbus make? Four.
What part of the continent did Object of the fourth? To dis- he first discover? Probably Labcover a strait or isthmus, leading rador. to the western ocean.
From whom, did America derive Did he succeed in this ? He did its name ? p. 13. qot.
To what city, did he belong? What distressing intelligence did What was he called at Florence ? he receive, when he returned from Amerigo Vespucci. his fourth voyage? That Isabella What was his occupation ? He was dead.
was a merchant. What did Columbus demand of In what year did he visit AmeriFerdinand? The punishment of ca ? his oppressors, and the restitution How long after the discovery of of his privileges.
the continent by Columbus ? - Ву With what, did-Ferdinand amuse Cabot ? him? With fair words and un Who conducted the expedition, meaning promises.
when Amerigo visited America ? What encouraged Ferdinand to With whom, had Ojeda before persevere in this cruel plan ? The made a voyage to America ? declining health of Columbus.
Why was this continent called Where did Columbus die? At for Amerigo ? Because he pubValladolid.
lished an account of his voyage, Where are now his remains ? with an elegant chart purporting In what year, did Columbus die ? that he was the first discoverer of
How long after the discovery of the continent.
Who was commissioned from
France, to make discoveries in
Did he make discoveries in N
In what year?
San Salvador ? - of the continent ?
gulf of St. Lawrence ? Who first discovered the conti By whom, was he commissioned ? nent of America ? - In what year? How high did he ascend the St.
Of what nation, was John Cab Lawrence in 1535 ? ot? He was an Italian.
Whence had Montreal its name? In what part of England, did he With what success did Cartier reside? At London.
attempt to settle Cauada ? 2*
Discoverer of the Mississippi ? could revisit America ? Three
In what condition, did he find his colony? He could find nothing of them.
What had become of them ? They have never been heard of since.
What did Elizabeth call this CHAPTER IX.- p. 17.
Who discovered Cape Cod ? Gilbert, Raleigh and Gosnold.
When? Why called Cape Cod ?
In which of the United States, Who planted the first English is Cape Cod ? colony in America ? Walter Ra Which way is Cape Cod from reigh.
Portland ? Who gave Raleigh a commission What two important islands did for this i
Gosnold discover soon after ? In what year?
Which is the largest ? Who had failed in attempting to plant an English colony, the preceding year, at Newfoundland ? Humphrey Gilbert.
What relation was Gilbert to Raleigh ? Both had the same mo CHAPTER X. - p. 17. ther.
What became of Gilbert ? Aborigines of the United States.
Where did Raleigh's first colony settle ? On an island, called Ro What was North America, at anoke.
the arrival of the first settlers ? In what year? 1585.
What is said of the spontaneous Where is Roanoke island ? productions of the soil ? Near the mouth of Albemarle Meaning of spontaneous ? sound,
By whom, was the country inWhere is Albemarle sound ? habited ?
Of how many persons, did the Why called Indians ? first English colony consist ? 107. How many Indians, did Dr. Who
Trumbull suppose, there might Ralph Lane.
have been within the limits of the What became of that colony? 13 United States ?
Where was planted Raleigh's Personal appearance of the Insecond colony?" At Roanoke. dians ? Complexion ? Consti.
Consisting of how many? 117. tution ?
For what, were they distinWho was their governor ? John guished in council ? - in war? White.
How did they appear in anger ? Why did
Gov. White go to Eng What is said of their revenge ? land in 1587? To procure sup What was their conduct, when plies.
captured? They rarely asked life, Why did he not succeed in ob or manifested fear, taining them ? England was filled How did they appear, wnen with alarm for fear of the Spanish tortured by enemies? Generally invasion.
with fortitude and exultation. How long was it, before White What kind of writing had they?
did he find! and nothingd
ne of them en heard d
-th call this
Cape Call Cape Cod!
slands did Ster?
the men ?
Meaning of hier oglyphics ? What did the Indians in this
To what, was their education part of the country, call the good confined ?
spirit? Kitchan. the evil spirit ? What is said of their language? Hobbamock.
What appear to have been their Which of these, did they cononly compositions ?
sider the greater ?
Of what, did they forin images
these images? What remedies were most fre What else did they worship? quently applied, to cure diseases ? What was their manner of wor
To whom, did they apply, when ship? under diseases, for which they What did they offer to their gods knew no remedy?
in Virginia ? How did he undertake a cure? Of what ancient events, had they Employments of
men ? - of
distinct traditions ? women ?
What was marriage among Amusements of
men ? - of
them? women ? Dress in winter ? What is said of polygamy among
What were their feelings with them? regard to ornaments ?
Meaning of polygamy? Object, aimed at, in painting How were females treated by themselves ?
Sign of royalty? Habitations? What articles were often buried
Can you mention some of their with the dead ? domestic utensils ?
From what countries, did the In-
dians originate? Probably most By what other name, is wampum
of them from the northern parts of sometimes called? Wampumpeag Asia. or peag.
Across what strait ? What was their favorite em From what other country, might ployment ?
some of them have come ? AfriWhat were their offensive weap
Over what water ? Defensive weapons of some of How wide is the Atlantic bethem?
tween Africa and America ? More Meaning of offensive? - of de- than 2000 miles. fensive
How could they pass so far by In what manner, did they rush water ?
They might be blown to the attack in the open field ? over by the trade winds.
How did they generally treat In what career, should we contheir captives?
tinually press forward ? How did they ratify their trea What should we aim to accomties?
plish for our fellow men ?
What consideration should mod
erate our expectation of reward on
Amerigo Vespucci ever remain
Dr. might of the
? en fe,
Miscellaneous Questions. ors of Columbus weep, and smito
their breasts? No. 1.
On what occasion did Columbus
refuse to have his chains taken What science teaches the per off ? fections of God?
Who was Amerigo Vespucci ? Who was Ferdinand ?
Who regarded their females as For what object, were malefac- slaves ? tors taken from the prisons of What distinguished character Spain?
was born at Genoa ? Who was Capt. Vellejo ?
Who was Perestrello ? Who was Verrazano ?
What did Columbus conceal Who was Ralph Lane ?
from his men, on his first voyage ?, How old was Columbus, when Island, near the mouth of the he discovered San Salvador ? Oronoco?
What epithet is applied to that Who was sent to Hispaniola, to branch of history, which relates try Columbus ? more particularly to the church ? What did Columbus say, should Who was Capt. Colon ?
be buried with him in his grave ? Who was Isabella?
Who was John Cabot ? Who sent Columbus in chains to Where did Gilbert attempt to Spain?
plant a colony? Who was Ovando?
What became of Raleigh's coloHow old was Columbus, when nies ? he discovered the continent ?
Who was Humphrey Gilbert ?
To what country, did Columbus send his brother Bartholomew for patronage ?
CHAPTER XI. - p. 27. For what is Palos distinguished?
Patent from James I. to the two What is the proper name of In
companies. dian corn ?
Who rendered themselves hide Which period is next in length, ous by painting?
to the first? Who made Roldan chief justice In what year did it commence ? of Hispaniola ?
In what year did it terminate ? What kindness did Capt. Vellejo Length of the second period ? offer Columbus ?
Which are longest, the two first How many colonies were plant- periods taken together, or all the ed at Roanoke ?
rest? How much ? Which period of our history is For what, is the second period distinguished for discoveries ? distinguished ? Who was St. Angel ?
To what two companies, were Who was considered as Christ's letters patent granted in 1606 ? vicegerent on earth ?
What lands were these compaWho was Roldan ?
nies authorized to possess ? Who was Walter Raleigh ? What was the southern part of
Who were particularly engaged these lands called ? - To whom to discover a passage to India,
be- granted ? fore the discovery of America ? Which was largest ? They were
On what occasion, did the sail- | ucarly equal.