abolished Afghanistan agitation April army attack attempt Austria Battle became Bill passed boroughs broke Brougham Cabinet Cabul carried Catholic CHAPTER chief Coercion Act Conservatives Corn Laws death declared defeated discontent Disraeli dissolution dissolved distress Duke of Wellington elections Emperor England and Russia English Englishmen Europe financial reforms foreign France franchise free trade French Gladstone Government House of Commons House of Lords Huskisson India introduced Ireland Irish Church January July June king king's League Liberal Lord Beaconsfield Lord Derby Lord Goderich Lord Grey Lord John Russell Lord Melbourne Lord Palmerston majority March measure ment millions ministry Napoleon nation Navarino O'Connell opposed Parlia Parliament Parliamentary Reform party peace Prime Minister Prince principles prisoners proposed Queen question rebellion Reform Bill repeal resigned REVOLUTION Russia second reading sent session Sir Robert Peel Soudan struggle supported throne throughout tion Tories Treaty troops Turkish Turks vote
Page ii - CAPES'S EARLY ROMAN EMPIRE, from the Assassination of Julius Caesar to the Assassination of Domitian. : CAPES'S ROMAN EMPIRE OF THE SECOND CENTURY, or the Age of the Antonines. COX'S ATHENIAN EMPIRE, from the Flight of Xerxes to the Fall of Athens. COX'S GREEKS AND PERSIANS. CURTEIS'S RISE OF THE MACEDONIAN EMPIRE. IHNE'S ROME TO ITS CAPTURE BY THE GAULS. MERIVALE'S...
Page ii - FALL OF THE STUARTS, AND WESTERN EUROPE FROM 1678-1697. JOHNSON'S NORMANS IN EUROPE. LONGMAN'S FREDERICK THE GREAT AND THE SEVEN YEARS' WAR. LUDLOW'S WAR OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE, 1775-1783. MCCARTHY'S EPOCH OF REFORM, 1830-1850. MOBERLY'S THE EARLY TUDORS.
Page ii - THE ENGLISH RESTORATION AND LOUIS XIV. 1648-1678. CHURCH'S BEGINNING OF THE MIDDLE AGES. COX'S CRUSADES. CREIGHTON'S AGE OF ELIZABETH. GAIRDNER'S HOUSES OF LANCASTER AND YORK. GARDINER'S THIRTY YEARS
Page ii - COX'S GREEKS AND PERSIANS. CURTEIS'S RISE OF THE MACEDONIAN EMPIRE. IHNE'S ROME TO ITS CAPTURE BY THE GAULS. MERIVALE'S ROMAN TRIUMVIRATES. SANKEY'S SPARTAN AND THEBAN SUPREMACIES. SMITH'S ROME AND CARTHAGE. THE PUNIC WARS.
Page 37 - IVel was convinced that protection was no longer tenable ; but his cabinet would not follow him. Lord Stanley resigned, and the ministry broke up. Lord J. Russell was unable to form a cabinet, and Sir R.
Page 40 - Universal suffrage. 2. Annual parliaments. 3. Vote by ballot. 4. Abolition of property qualification for members of parliament.
Page 1 - THE period of history contained in this little book is as important as any part of the annals of England. It is with few exceptions a time of peace, of quiet, steady internal progress. It represents a nation resting from the exertions of a mighty past to grow strong for the trials of a momentous future. It is the genius of England to gain by reform what other nations attempt by revolution.
Page 8 - Byron died for the^awakened freedom of the land to which poetry owes so much. The Greeks fought well and bravely against the Turks, who could not put down their rising foe. 4. A congress of European powers was summoned to meet at Verona in the north of Italy, in 1822, apparently for Canning's the purpose of discussing the affairs of Greece, policy. it was attended by the Duke of Wellington as representive of England. As soon as it was suggested by the other powers that a general interference should...
Page 37 - In a season of financial pressure, it appeared to some of the most influential manufacturers of that thriving town that the only remedy for the evil lay in free trade, and that by artificially keeping up the price of corn the manufacturing interests of the country were sacrificed to the supposed benefit of the agricultural interests.