Sentence Examples

  • Raleigh, were all of them seriously contemplated and successively rejected.
  • While a candidate for president in 1844, he opposed in the "Raleigh letter" the annexation of Texas on many grounds except that of its increasing the slave power, thus displeasing both the men of anti-slavery and those of pro-slavery sentiments.
  • In May following, when the House of Burgesses was dissolved, he was among the members who met at the Raleigh tavern and adopted a non-importation agreement; and he himself kept the agreement when others did not.
  • Nor should Raleigh, Drake, Hawkins, the semi-buccaneer explorers of the ocean, be omitted.
  • From 1583 to 1588 attempts had been made by Sir Walter Raleigh and others to establish colonies on the coast of what is now North Carolina.

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