VIII CONTENTS OF VOLUME IV,
Capture of Prague.Seeming Extinction of Protestant-
ism.Eccentric Prince Christian.Apparition of Tilly.
Defeats and Victories of 1622.Destruction of Hei-
delberg.Spirit of the War.Desperate Condition of
Germany.France favors the Protestants.Also Eng-
land and Holland.Battle of Stadtioon.Peace Pos-
sible.Ferdinand and the Princes prevent it.Chris-
tian of Denmark leads the Protestants.He gathers an
Army.The Emperor jealous of Tilly.Rise ofWallen-
stein.His Character.He defeats Mansfeld.Tilly
does the Same for Christian.Low Ebb of the Protes-
tant Cause.John George's Humiliation.Schemes of
Wallenstein.Siege of Stralsund.Edict of Restitu-
tion.Rigor of its Enforcement.Animosity of Wal-
lenstein.The National Diet.Style of Wallenstein's
Court.He is deposed.Gustavus Adolphus appears
on the Scene.His War with the Poles.He enters
Pomerania.Poorly supported by Sweden.His Per-
son.Selfishness of the Protestants.Gustavus would
raise the Siege of Magdeburg.That City sacked by
Tilly's Butchers.Poltroonery of the Elector of Bran-
denburg.Gustavus gains Support.Battle ofLeipsic.
Rout of the Imperialists.Great Revival of the Prot-
estant Cause.Honor of the Swedes.Richelieu looks
out of the West.Assassination of d'Ancre.Rise of
Richelieu to Power.Battle ofCastelnaudary.Riche-
lieu fears Gustavus.Battle of the Lech.Death of
Tilly.Munich taken.Straits of Ferdinand.Wallen-
stein's triumph.He raises an Army.Battle of Zirn-
dorf.Division of the Imperialist Army.Ruin of Sax-
ony.Battle of Lutzen.Deathof Gustavus.Pappen-
heim slain.Wallenstein retreats.Convention at Heil-
bronn.Wallenstein in Silesia.He would be King of
Bohemia.His Officers swear to support him.A Trai-
tor to Traitors.The Tragedy at Eger.New Com-
manders.Victories of the Imperialists.Decline of the
Protestant Cause.Richelieu to the Rescue.A Seem-
ing Treaty.Bernhard and Banner fight for the Cause.
Louis XIII. supports them.Richelieu's Methods.
Character of Ferdinand.Affair of Breisach.Further
Successes of Bernhard and Banner.-Diet at Ratisbon.-
SchemeofBanner.Negotiations for Peace.Death of
Richelieu.Execution of Cinq-Mars and de Thou.
Coming ofTorstenson.Denmark humbled.Battle of
Tabor.Successes of the French.Battles ofTurenne.
Waning of the Imperial Cause.Congresses of Osna-
bruck and Munster.How shall the Members sit?
Last Movements of the War.Ferdinand yields.Peace
of Westphalia.Woes of Germany.Terms of the Set-
tlement.Progress of the Human Mind.Career of
Galileo.His Work.-Persecuted by the Church.Re-
lations with Barberini.Condemnation of the Philoso-
pher's Books'Humiliation of Greatness . 1729-176]
CHAPTER CV.COLONIZATION OF AMERICA.
Interest of the Old World in the New.Narvaez ir
the Country of the Gulf.Hardships of his Band.D<
Soto.- His Preparations.His Voyage.The Marcl
into the Indian Country.Fighting and Hardships.
The Mississippi discovered.De Soto's Band in thi
West.The Spaniards desperate.Death of De Soto
Melendez sent out.St. Augustine's Day.Pizarrc
in Central America.He invades Peru.Subverts th<
Empire.Gilbert and Raleigh.The Former in Nev
England.Raleigh sends out Amidas and Barlow.
Virginia named.Excitement in England.Colony o
Ralph Lane.Raleigh assigns his Rights.Voyage an(
Explorations ofGosnold.Sassafras Trade.The Lon
don and Plymouth Companies chartered.Leaders o
the Enterprise.Method of Government.The Ply
mouth Company make a Failure.The Londoners sue
ceed.Jamestown founded.John Smith in New Eng
land.Pilgrims in Holland.They seek a Refuge in ;
New World.Difficulties of the Enterprise.Voyage o
the Mayfiower.The Pilgrim Compact.Founding o
Plymouth.Terrors of the Winter.First Voyages o
Hudson.He turns to America.Ascends the River o
New York.His Second Voyage.End of his Career.
New Amsterdam founded.Explorations of Block an<
Mey.Colonization of Connecticut.Enmity of Ply
mouth and New Netherlands.Boston sends out a Col
ony.Teachings of Roger Williams.He is driven inti
Exile.Plants Rhode Island.His Early Life.Cole
nization of New Hampshire.Clayborne in the Chesa
peake.He plants Settlements.Enterprise of Balti
more.He tries Newfoundland.Founds a State o:
the Chesapeake.Magnanimity of the Founder.
Name of Maryland.Cecil Calvert plants St. Mary's.-
Heath's Patent.Virginians colonize Carolina.Albf
marle County Colony.West and Sayle found Charles
ton.First Colonists in New Jersey.Berkeley an
Carteret Proprietaries.Name of New Jersey.Pen
looks to the West.He obtains a Charter.His Pui
poses.Markham establishes a Colony on the Delawar<
Extent ofPenn's Dominion.Sketch of his Life.H
arrives in Pennsylvania.His Treaty with the Indiani
Faith of the Red Men.Founding ofPhiladelphia.-
Its growth.The Philanthropist Oglethorpe.Whs
he would do for English Debtors.The Name of Geoi
gia.Sketch of the Founder.Planting ofSavannah.-
Summary of Results .......... 1761-178
BOOK EIGHTEENTH.THE ENGLISH" REVOLUTION.
CHAPTER CVI.FIRST Two STUARTS.
Philosophy of the Revolution considered.Why in
England First?Strength of Monarchy in the Island.
A Half-way Reformation.Growth of the House <
Commons. Audacity of Thought. James Stuai
named for the Throne.His Character.Unpopularit