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Account of the alledged Discovery of America by the Northmen, .

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DISCOVERIES AND CONQUESTS OF THE SPANIARDS.

CHAPTER III.

State of Geographical Science. Efforts of the Spaniards and Portuguese.

Proceedings of Columbus, ..

27

CHAPTER IV.

Columbus discovers America,

37

CHAPTER V.

Various Discoveries of Columbus in America. Return to Spain,

46

CHAPTER VI.

Second Voyage of Columbus to America. His Third Voyage. His Fourth

Voyage. His return to Spain and his Death. Sufferings of the
Natives,

57

CHAPTER VII.

Spanish Discoveries on the Continent. Proceedings of Cortez, .

66

CHAPTER VIII.

Final Conquest of Mexico. Death of Cortez. Guatemala, .

76

CHAPTER IX.

Discovery of the South Sea. Conquest of Peru,

87

CHAPTER X.

Historical Sketch of the Peruvian Empire. Proceedings of the Spaniards

in Peru,

99

CHAPTER XI.

Conquest of Chili. Paraguay. Rio de la Plata, .

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Proceedings in Venezuela and Guiana. Commercial Operations in South America,

120

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Flourishing Condition of Brazil. The Mines. Policy of the Government.

Present State of the country, .

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Colombia Venezuela. New Granada. Ecuador. Bolivia,

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CHAPTER XXVI.

Mexico. Texas,

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