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Who brought that proclamation to Boston?
How was Winslow punished? What proclamation did Andros immediately issue?
What rumor was circulated at the same time?
Effect of these
In what year, was Andros captured? Month and day?
How many men were captured with him?
How long was he kept in confinement ?
What was then done with him? How soon after the capture of Andros, did news arrive of the accession of King William?
Why was not Andros tried and condemned for his tyranny?
What colonies immediately resumed their charters ?
What other colony soon obtained a new charter?
General character of the new charter of Ms. ?
Most important respect in which the new charter was worse than the old? The appointment of the governor, lieutenant governor, secretary and all the officers of the admiralty, was vested in the crown.
Meaning of admiralty ? — of secretary?
By whom, were the judges, justices and sheriffs nominated? By the governor, with the advice of the council.
long and so cruelly injured. These noble culprits were immediately committed to prison, where they were in no danger of being assaulted by the muskets, or clubs, or reproaches, of an enraged populace. Andros was confined in the castle, where he had an opportunity for ten months, to look back upon his crimes, and forward to his trial.
On May 26, the joyful news arrived, that William and Mary had been proclaimed king and queen of England.
What liberty was granted by the second charter, that was not mentioned in the first? Liberty of conscience.
Principal territories embraced by the second charter, and not by the first? Colony of Plymouth, Province of Maine, Nova Scotia and a great part of New Brunswick.
Why was the second charter so much less favorable to the colony than the first? Probably the king was afraid Ms. would revolt, and wished to keep them in deep subjection.
What was the result? The revolt was undoubtedly hastened.
How? The people were indig. nant under their degradation, and
On the following Feb. Andros and several others were sent to England for trial. He was partly tried, but dismissed without being formally condemned or acquitted. The chief reason undoubtedly was, that many in England, and even some who sat in judgment upon him, had acted the tyrant as basely as himself, and could not be brought to judgment with safety to the state. In times of revolution, it is often necessary to wink at such crimes.
Fletcher and Wadsworth. In the year 1693, Col. Benjamin Fletcher, Gov. of N. Y. came to Hartford to take command of the militia of Ct. He had been authorized to do this, by a commission from King William.
The general assembly of Ct. however refused to give up their militia, to be commanded by the governor of another state; as it would be giving up a most precious chartered right, and exposing the colony to danger and ruin.
In the mean time, the trainbands of Hartford were assembled under command of Capt. Wadsworth. While this gallant officer
What relation was Milborn to Leisler?
Where was Dongan, when Leis ler assumed the command?
To what place did the council and magistrates flee from Leisler? In whose name, did both Leisler and the magistrates profess to rule?
Success of Milborn against the magistrates at Albany?
Whom did William make governor of N. Y. in 1691 ?
For what crime, were Leisler and Milborn tried and condemned? Why did Gov. Sloughter choose to defer their execution?
How was he induced to sign their death-warrant ?
Effect of these violent measures?
What restored the rights of Englishmen in the colony?
For what purpose, did Sloughter convoke an assembly?
Three grand features in the constitution?
Meaning of jury? — of tolera tion?
What governor of N. Y. at tempted to take command of the militia of Ct. in 1693 ? +
was walking in front of the companies, and exercising the soldiers, Col. Fletcher ordered his commission to be read. Captain Wadsworth instantly commanded, "Beat the drums," and there was such a roaring of them, that nothing else could be heard. Col. Fletcher commanded silence. But no sooner had Bayard made an attempt to read again, than Wadsworth commands, "Drum, drum, 1 say." The drummers understood their business, and instantly beat up with all the art and life, of which they were masters. "Silence, silence," says the colonel. No sooner was there a pause, than Wadsworth speaks with great earnestness, "Drum, drum, I say ;" and,
From whom, had Fletcher received a commission for this?
Why did the assembly refuse to give him the command?
Under whose command, were Hartford train-bands assembled ? What did Fletcher order to be read to them?
How did Wadsworth interrupt the reading?
Who commanded silence?
witchcraft in Ms. within a few years?
Who was executed at Hartford for the same offence, in 1662? Ann Cole.
What was the state of the coun try, upon that subject, for thirty years after that date? There were no executions, but frequent instances of supposed witchcraft.
What wonderful book was pub
What did Wadsworth then say?lished upon the subject in 1685? A What did Wadsworth say to Fletcher, after he had twice siJenced the drums? Effect of this threat?
very particular account of a number of supposed witchcrafts, with many arguments to prove them real.
What was the fate of a poor Irish woman, accused of bewitching the children of Mr. John Goodwin? Where?
In what counties, did the mania rapidly spread and increase in 1692?
Meaning of mania?
In whose family in Danvers, did the supposed witchcraft begin in that year? That of Mr. Paris.
What was his office? He was a minister.
What minister was condemned and executed for witchcraft?
How many were executed at Salem for witchcraft?
What was done to Giles Corey, for refusing to put himself on trial? How many of the 19 executed were church members?
How many persons were in prison?
What ladies of distinction were accused of witchcraft?
Where was Mr. Hale minister? At Beverly.
Which way is Beverly from Sa-from Marblehead ?
Such numbers of people collected together, and their spirits appeared so high, that the governor and his suite judged it expedient, soon to leave the town, and return to New York.
The treatment that James II. re ceived from William.
How had Wm. treated James? Had driven him from his kingdom.
Why did Lewis sympathize so much with James? They were both Papists; and Lewis was an enemy to England, and particularly to William.
Principal French province in America? Canada.
Who was then governor of Canada ?
How many expeditions did Frontenac fit out against the colonies? In what year? 1690.
At what season of the year? Against what colonies? With what, did each party mark their progress?
What village in N. Y. did they destroy?
On what river, is Schenectady? Which way is Schenectady from Newburyport ? - from N. Y. city?
For what, is Schenectady now distinguished?
Why did the people of Schenectady feel entirely secure?
What was the condition of the inhabitants, when the attack was made?
What special care had been taken by the enemy?
How many people were slain ? Who soon conducted an expedition against the French in this country?
What place did Phips attack!
Present name of Port Royal? Annapolis.
Which way is Annapolis from Plattsburg? from Boston? Success of Phips against Port Royal?
Against what cities, did Phips direct his next expedition? What defeated the design? Which colony issued the first paper money? For what purpose?
What appellation was given to the Mohawks, Oneidas, Senecas, Onondagas and Delawares? Principal tribe of the Five Nations? Mohawks.
On and near what river, were these tribes settled?
In what state, does the east branch of the Susquehannah rise? Into what bay, does it empty? With what nation were the Five Nations in alliance?
Against whom, had the Five Nations long been a safeguard to the English?
Why were they dissatisfied with the English?
What did Major Schuyler do to regain their confidence?" Where?
Where is Lake Champlain ?
Upon what colony did the storm of war now fall most severely?
What colonies sent troops to their aid?
What resolution were the people of N. H. almost ready to form? Why did not Nesmond and Frontenac succeed in their plan for crushing N. E. ?
Duration of King William's war?
Where is Ryswick? In Holland, a few miles S. W. of Leyden.
What is said of the French and Indian atrocities, perpetrated during this war?
Where did Mr. Dustan live? In what state? Ms. On what river? Which way from Boston? By whom, was Mr. Dustan attacked on March 5, 1697 ?
How many of his children did he defend from the savages?
How far did he retreat before them?
Whom did the Indians then take captive?
Who was her nurse?
What war was next in time, to King William's?
In what year, did it commence? How long after the peace of Ryswick ?
In what year of Ann? The first.
How long after the settlement of Jamestown? - of Plymouth? — of Boston? of Hartford ?
Upon what part of this country, did this war principally fall?
What two colonies bore the chief calamities?
What town in Ms. did the French and Indians burn in 1704 ?
In what year of Queen Ann? On what large river is D.? Which way is Deerfield from Salem-from Greenfield?
State of the people, when the enemy attacked them?
What minister did they capture?