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CONTENTS.

PART I. - HISTORY OF INDIANA.

CHAPTER I. PAGE.
PREHISTORIC RACES .................... 17
Antiquities ......................... 19
Chinese, The ........................ 18
Discovery by Columbus ............... 33
Explorations by the Whites .......... 37
Indians, The ........................ 31
Immigration, The First .............. 18
Immigration, The Second ............. 20
Pyramids, etc., The ................. 21
Relics of the Mound-Builders ........ 23
Savage Customs ...................... 34
Tartars, The ........................ 23
Vincennes ........................... 39
Wabash River, The ................... 39
White Men, The First ................ 37

CHAPTER II.
NATIONAL POLICIES, ETC. .............. 41
American Policy, The ................ 46
Atrocity of the Savages ............. 47
Burning of Hinton ................... 48
British Policy, The ................. 46
Clark's Expedition .................. 52
French Scheme, The .................. 41
Gibault, Father ..................... 65
Government of the Northwest ......... 67
Hamilton's Career ................... 64
Liquor and Gaming Laws .............. 74
Missionaries, The Catholic .......... 42
Ordinance of 1787 ................... 70
Pontiac's War ....................... 46
Ruse Against the Indians ............ 64
Vigo, Francis ....................... 66

CHAPTER III.
OPERATIONS AGAINST THE INDIANS........ 75
Battle at Peoria Lake................ 104
Campaign of Harrison................. 92
Cession Treaties..................... 93
Defeat of St. Clair.................. 79
Defensive Operations................. 76
Expedition of Harmer ................ 75
Expedition of Wayne ................. 79
Expedition of St. Clair ............. 78
Expedition of Williamson ............ 78
Fort Miami, Battle of ............... 80
Harrison and the Indians............. 87
Hopkin's Campaign ................... 105
Kickapoo Town, Burning of............ 78
Maumee, Battle of ................... 75
Massacre at Pigeon Forge............. 103
Mississinewa Town, Battle at ........ 106
Oratory, Tecumseh's ................. 114
Prophet Town, Destruction of ........ 100
Peace with the Indians .............. 106
Siege of Fort Wayne ................. 101
Siege of Fort Harrison .............. 103
Tecumseh ............................ 111
Tippecanoe, Battle of ............... 98
War of 1812 ......................... 101
War of 1812, Close of the ........... 108

CHAPTER IV.
ORGANIZATION OF INDIAN TERRITORY ..... 82
Bank, Establishment of .............. 120
Courts, Formation of ................ 120
County Offices, Appointment of ...... 120
Corydon, The Capital ................ 117
Governor Posey ...................... 117
Indiana in 1810 ..................... 84
Population in 1815 .................. 118
Territorial Legislature, The First .. 84
Western Sun, The .................... 84

CHAPTER V.
ORGANIZATION OF THE STATE, ETC. ...... 121
Amendment, The Fifteenth ............ 147
Black Hawk War ...................... 126
Constitution, Formation of the ...... 121
Campaigns Against the Indians ....... 128
Defeat of Black Hawk ................ 130
Exodus of the Indians ............... 131
General Assembly, The First ......... 122
Guadalupe-Hidalgo, Treaty of ........ 142
Harmony Community ................... 134
Indian Titles ....................... 132
Immigration ......................... 125
Lafayette, Action at ................ 127
Land Sales .......................... 133
Mexican War, The .................... 136
Slavery ............................. 144

CHAPTER VI.
INDIANA IN THE REBELLION ............. 148
Batteries of Light Infantry ......... 182
Battle Record of the States ......... 188
Call to Arms, The ................... 149
Colored Troops of Indiana ........... 182
Calls of 1864 ....................... 177
Field, In the ....................... 152
Independent Cavalry Regiment ........ 181
Morgan's Raid ....................... 170
Minute-Men .......................... 170
One Hundred Days' Men ............... 176
Regiments, Formation of ............. 151
Regiments, Sketch of ................ 153
Six Months' Regiments ............... 172

CHAPTER VII.
STATE AFFAIRS AFTER THE REBELLION .... 189
Agriculture ......................... 209
Coal ................................ 207
Divorce Laws ........................ 193
Finances ............................ 194
Geology ............................. 205
Internal Improvements ............... 199
Indiana Horticultural Society ....... 212
Indiana Pomological Society ......... 213
Special Laws ........................ 190
State Bank .......................... 196
State Board of Agriculture .......... 209
State Expositions ................... 210
Wealth and Progress ................. 197


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