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WHY AND HOW IT WAS MADE- WHO MADE IT, AND WHAT IT IS
BY EDWARD WATERMAN TOWNSEND
NEW YORK MOFFAT, YARD & COMPANY
BEGINNINGS OF STATES...
Stuart Kings' influence in shaping Ameri-
can destiny-Political training of the
early Colonists—Bred in struggles for po-
litical liberties—First settlers in Virginia
-Prompt protests against misgovernment
-Proprietary government in Maryland-
Connecticut's Constitution inspired by
Hooker-All Colonies secure some degree
of representative government—Three suc-
cessful Colonies founded by Liberals ban-
ished from Massachusetts-New York's
turbulent beginning-Carolina founded
for poor debtors-Government in all Colo-
nies gradually assumes similar forms—
Ideas of political freedom develop fast.
BEGINNINGS OF UNION..
The Mayflower compact-Its political im-
portance questioned—Hooker's sermon in-