History of Massachusetts - George Lowell Austin. A history of the state of Massachusetts from the 1600s to 1883, the chapters in this work cover: the Plymouth Colony, the Massachusetts Colony, the Confederacy of the Colonies, Massachusetts and Charles II, King Philip’s War, the Downfall of the Charter, the Province of Massachusetts Bay, the Witchcraft Delusion, the Spirit of the People, the French and Indian War, the Stamp Act, Military Despotism in the Province, the Progress of the Struggle, Lexington and Concord, Bunker Hill and the Siege of Boston, the War for Independence, Adoption of the State Constitution, Shay’s Rebellion, Adoption of the Federal Constitution, the War of 1812, the Era of Politics, the Growth of Public Opinion, the Slavery Agitation, Massachusetts in the Civil War, Since the War, and the Era of Reform. A
list of the succession of the governors of MA can be found just prior to the original index, and over 20 illustrations, depicting historical scenes, landmark buildings and prominent people, help the reader relate to the history this text so aptly describes.
(1884), 2002, paper, index, 598 pp.