Ferdinand de Lesseps steadily endeavoured to keep out of politics.
He endeavoured to deprive his son of his constitutional right to act as lieutenant-general of Aragon during his father's absence.
New South Wales was the first country which endeavoured to settle its labour grievances through the ballot-box and to send a great party to parliament as the direct representation of Labour, pledged to obtain through legislation what it was unable to obtain by strikes and physical force.
In 1827 and 1829, an English company endeavoured to plant a settlement at the Swan river, and this, added to a small military station established in 1825 at King George Sound, constituted Western Australia.
The Persian fleet in vain endeavoured to relieve it, and Miletus did not long hold out against Alexander's attack.