Chapter I - Setting the Stage p. After discovery occupation must follow. Within the first decade of the seventeenth century these adventurous men of our race were crossing the thousand leagues of the 'vast and furious ocean' which separated Europe from the almost unknown continent of North America. Beginning the year before the senile queen 'of famous memory' was on her death-couch, the earliest colony set out from Falmouth, County Cornwall, to make a trial of settlement on the shores of New England.
National Portrait Gallery, London. Members Published in The Section of the History contains biographies of MPs who sat in between the opening of the Restoration Convention Parliament in April and the dissolution of the Revolution Convention Parliament in February These include ten who died or were raised to the peerage before taking their seats.
The principles governing the compilation of the biographies are explained in the ' Method ' section of the Introductory Survey. The sources used in compiling them are explained in the ' Sources ' section of the Survey. To this period is usually attributed the origins of distinct political party blocs, called Whig and Tory.
The words were first used in the s in the wake of the political crisis over the inheritance of the throne by James, Duke of York, usually referred to as the Exclusion Crisis, although the existence of separate parties was identified at least a decade earlier.
The arrival of explicitly partisan politics is naturally a theme of many of the biographies, particularly given the efforts that senior figures, particularly the earl of Shaftesbury and the earl of Danby devoted to the management of the House.
An Introductory Essay by Basil Duke Henning analyses information about the backgrounds of all the Members, including age, education, and social background and their residential and electoral relationship with their constituencies.
Appendices provide lists of parliamentary and government office holders, and Catholics.Charles dissolved parliament three times between and In , he dismissed parliament and resolved to rule alone.
5. Unrest in Scotland - because Charles attempted to force a new prayer book on the country - put an end to his personal rule 6. The History of Winthrop Massachusetts by William H. Clark. Winthrop Centennial Committee Winthrop, Massachusetts Note: THE author desires to express appreciation for the kindness of many people who have cooperated in preparing this history.
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Here you will find a brief history of technology. Initially inspired by the development of batteries, it covers technology in general and includes some interesting little known, or long forgotten, facts as well as a few myths about the development of technology, the science behind it, the context in which it occurred and the deeds of the many.
Roger Williams (c. 21 December – between 27 January and 15 March ) was a Puritan minister, theologian, and author who founded the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence urbanagricultureinitiative.com was a staunch advocate for religious freedom, separation of church and state, and fair dealings with American Indians, and he was one of the first abolitionists.