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A History of the United States by Cecil Chesterton

Places embargo on American trade


of Representatives, how elected, 47; Burr's intrigues in, 66; chooses Adams for President, 94; a Democratic majority secured in, 229

Howe, Lord, commands British expedition to America, 27

Illiterates, exclusion of, 232

Immigration of Irish, 138; of Chinese, 230; change in attitude towards, 231; Act passed over President Wilson's Veto, 232

Impeachment of Andrew Johnson, 218

Imperialism in U.S., 234

Indians, Penn's Treaty with, 8; employed by Great Britain, 28; effect of, on the West, 71. (_See also_ Cherokee, Creek, Seminole)

Ingersoll, Robert, defends Blaine, 229

Irish, immigration of, 138; qualities and power of, 138; "Know-Nothing" agitation against, 138; antagonism to Negroes, 195. (_See also_ Scotch-Irish)

Jackson, Andrew, fights at Hanging Rock, 32; commands Tennessee militia, 74; relations with Burr, 74-75; defeats the Creek Indians, 82; expels British from Florida, 82; successful defence of New Orleans by, 83; pursues Indians into Florida, 87; conduct in Florida, 87; appointed Governor, 87; nominated for Presidency, 92; his character, 93-94; passed over for Adams, 94; shocked at the Adams-Clay bargain, 95; attacked

through his wife, 96; elected President, 96; his clearance of Government offices, 96-97; coalition against, 97; his quarrel with Calhoun, 98; his toast at the Jefferson Banquet, 100; demands the coercion of S. Carolina, 100; dislikes Clay-Calhoun compromise, 101; insists on precedence for Force Bill, 101; signs Force Bill and New Tariff, 101; on Nullification and Secession, 102; his attitude towards U.S. Bank, 103; vetoes Bill for re-charter, 103; triumphant re-election, 105; orders removal of Bank deposits, 106; censured by Senate, 106; censure on, expunged, 107; treatment of Cherokees by, 107; foreign policy of, 107; on relations with Great Britain, 107; Palmerston on, 108; retirement of, 108; results of his Presidency, 108-109; nominates his successor, 110; Harrison's candidature an imitation of, 113; his memory invoked in, 1860, 160; his plans for coercing S. Carolina sent to Buchanan, 160

Jackson, "Stonewall," nickname earned at Bull Run, 181; campaign in Shenandoah Valley, 186; sent back to hold Harper's Ferry, 189; death of, 192; Lee's tribute to, 192

Jackson, replaces Erskine as British representative at Washington, 77

Jacksonians, rally of, to the Union, 165

James I., attitude of, towards Catholics, 4; approves Baltimore's project, 4

Jefferson, Thomas, delegate to Second Continental Congress, 20; his character, 20-21; his political creed, 21; drafts "Declaration of Independence," 22; nearly captured by the British, 34; effects reforms in Virginia, 36; his belief in religious equality, 36; a Deist, 39; his project for extinguishing Slavery, 41; Minister to France, 42; on Slavery, 50, 130; returns to America, 54; Secretary of State, 54; accepts the Constitution, 54; helps to settle taking over of State Debts, 55; repents of his action, 55; his view of American neutrality, 59; his sympathy with France, 60; on insurrections, 61; drafts Kentucky Resolutions, 63-64; elected President, 64; his inauguration, 67; his Inaugural Address, 67; refuses to recognize Adams' appointments, 68; negotiates purchase of Louisiana, 68; his diplomacy, 69; his alleged inconsistency, 69-70; orders arrest of Burr, 74; re-elected, 75; attitude regarding Napoleonic Wars, 76; places embargo on American trade, 76; withdraws embargo, 77; favours prohibition of Slavery in Territories, 85; character of his government, 90; Democratic Banquet on his birthday, 100; his doctrine misrepresented by Sumner, 205; his fears justified, 226; his creed contrasted with Frederick the Great's, 239

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