The World’s Story Volume XI: Canada, South America, Central America, Mexico and the West Indies

Eva March TAPPAN (1854 - 1930)

This is the eleventh volume of the 15-volume series of The World’s Story: a history of the World in story, song and art, edited by Eva March Tappan. Each book is a compilation of selections from prose literature, poetry and pictures and offers a comprehensive presentation of the world's history, art and culture, from the early times till the beginning of the 20th century. Part XI contains stories about Canadian history and about the discovery of Central and South America, from the early Inca and Aztec civilizations to the 20th century revolutions and upheavals. - Summary by Sonia
Cast list for The Court of Justice of General Gomez:
Major: Jim Locke / Gomez: Monika M.C. / Narrator: Sonia

Genre(s): Poetry, History , Travel & Geography

Language: English

Group: World's Story

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 The landing of Columbus, by Petro Gabrini, painting, frontispiece Sonia
00:02:35
Play 02 Canada Part I: Discovery and exploration: Historical note Sonia
00:01:51
Play 03 What the Italians thought of John Cabot (1498), from two contemporary letters Jim Locke
00:07:18
Play 04 Jacques Cartier at Quebec (1535), by John Fiske Piotr Nater
00:14:06
Play 05 Sir Humphrey Gilbert (1583), by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Tomas Peter
00:03:14
Play 06 The last days of Henry Hudson (1611), by Agnes C. Laut Albert Shu
00:16:49
Play 07 The last voyage of Henry Hudson, by Hon. John Collier, painting p. 24 Sonia
00:01:04
Play 08 Why the Iroquois hated the French (1609), by Eva March Tappan April6090
00:06:27
Play 09 Champlain and the impostor Vignan (1613), by Francis Parkman Matt Stevens
00:10:38
Play 10 Canada Part II: Heroes and heroines of early Canada: Historical note Tomas Peter
00:02:30
Play 11 The story of Jean Brébeuf (1633-1649), by Rev. J. O. Miller Matt Stevens
00:10:46
Play 12 The women who founded the Ursuline convent at Quebec (1639), by W. S. Herrington Jim Locke
00:06:31
Play 13 The story of Ville Marie de Montreal (1642), by Agnes Maule Machar Jim Locke
00:16:43
Play 14 Madame de la Tour and her defense of Fort St. John (1645), by Mary Hartwell Catherwood Jim Locke
00:21:10
Play 15 The child who defended Castle Dangerous (1692), by Thomas G. Marquis Matt Stevens
00:17:36
Play 16 Canada Part III: Life in the French settlements: Historical note J. M. Smallheer
00:02:04
Play 17 In the days of Frontenac (1672-1698), by Rev. J. O. Miller Matt Stevens
00:10:55
Play 18 How people lived in New France (Seventeenth century), by Charles G. D. Roberts Piotr Nater
00:14:19
Play 19 The Coureur de Bois, by Samuel Mathewson Baylis Sonia
00:01:50
Play 20 Canada Part IV: Canada becomes a British Province: Historical note J. M. Smallheer
00:02:21
Play 21 The exile of the Acadians (1755), by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Alan Mapstone
00:08:28
Play 22 The second capture of Louisburg (1758), by Agnes C. Laut dmusgrove
00:08:24
Play 23 The fall of Quebec (1759), by George Bancroft Jim Locke
00:20:16
Play 24 The fall of Quebec, from an old print, painting p. 122 Tomas Peter
00:00:54
Play 25 The troubles of the Loyalists (about 1783), by Eva March Tappan Albert Shu
00:14:49
Play 26 Loyalist Shelburne (1783), by Daniel Owen Jared Starr
00:12:07
Play 27 How a settler built his log barn (early part of the nineteenth century), by Samuel Thompson Devorah Allen
00:06:40
Play 28 The second concession of Deer, by William Wye Smith Alan Mapstone
00:03:46
Play 29 Canada Part V: Scenes from Canadian history: Historical note J. M. Smallheer
00:01:57
Play 30 Monument to Joseph Brant, photograph p. 152 Alan Mapstone
00:01:59
Play 31 When Tecumseh met General Brock (1812), by Walter R. Nursey Alan Mapstone
00:04:23
Play 32 Laura Secord, a heroine of the war of 1812 (1813), by Rev. J. O. Miller April6090
00:05:24
Play 33 The battle of Lundy's Lane (1814), by Agnes C. Laut Colleen McMahon
00:08:09
Play 34 The cutting-out of the Caroline (1837), by John Charles Dent Colleen McMahon
00:11:06
Play 35 Taken prisoner by the Fenians (1866), by David Junor Jim Locke
00:15:09
Play 36 The Canadians on the Nile (1884-1885), by William Wye Smith Alan Mapstone
00:02:51
Play 37 Canada Part VI: Stories of the trappers: Historical note J. M. Smallheer
00:01:50
Play 38 A Canadian boat-song, by Thomas Moore Alan Mapstone
00:02:28
Play 39 How the Northwest Company lost Fort Gabriel (about 1820), by Sir Gilbert Parker Colleen McMahon
00:10:26
Play 40 Shopping at a Hudson's Bay Company's fort, by H. M. Robinson Colleen McMahon
00:11:33
Play 41 The trade into the north, by Aubrey Fullerton Jared Starr
00:18:47
Play 42 Canada Part VII: The Canadian Northwest: Historical note J. M. Smallheer
00:01:32
Play 43 How Alexander Mackenzie reached the Pacific Ocean (1793), by Rev. J. O. Miller Tomas Peter
00:07:17
Play 44 How Canada acquired the Northwest (1869), by Eva March Tappan Jim Locke
00:08:29
Play 45 How the Canadian Pacific crossed the Selkirks (1881-1886), by Frederic A. Talbot Jim Locke
00:10:28
Play 46 A glacier in the Selkirk Mountains, photograph p. 228 April6090
00:01:31
Play 47 The Canadian Northwest mounted police (Twentieth century), by W. G. Fitz-Gerald Jim Locke
00:18:47
Play 48 How the Canadian Northwest awoke (End of the nineteenth century), by A. G. Bradley Steven Winterburn
00:12:19
Play 49 Canada Part VIII: The Empire of the North: Historical note J. M. Smallheer
00:01:55
Play 50 The cable hymn (1858), by John G. Whittier Tomas Peter
00:02:40
Play 51 The bore of the Bay of Fundy, by Eliza B. Chase April6090
00:06:24
Play 52 How Dr. Grenfell was saved (Twentieth century), by George Andrews, one of the rescuers Matt Stevens
00:06:55
Play 53 Given to hospitality (Twentieth century), by Dr. Wilfred Thomason Grenfell Matt Stevens
00:17:34
Play 54 Canada of the future (Twentieth century), by Agnes C. Laut Matt Stevens
00:15:13
Play 55 South America Part I: Stories of the Incas: Historical note J. M. Smallheer
00:02:32
Play 56 The stolen child of the Inca (before 1532), by Sir Clements R. Markham Devorah Allen
00:10:40
Play 57 Machu Picchu, a ruined city of the Incas, photograph p. 288 Sandra Schmit
00:02:03
Play 58 How Pizarro captured the Inca (1532), by William Hickling Prescott hayduo
00:11:59
Play 59 The golden ransom (1532), by Charles Bradford Hudson April6090
00:10:32
Play 60 The execution of Atahuallpa (1533), by W. H. Davenport Adams Jim Locke
00:13:22
Play 61 The hidden treasure of the Incas (after 1532), from the Spanish of Valverde Availle
00:06:49
Play 62 South America Part II: Peru, Chile, Bolivia, and Ecuador: Historical note J. M. Smallheer
00:02:32
Play 63 The highest railroad in the World (about 1865), by Frederic A. Talbot ToddHW
00:20:16
Play 64 How to conduct a Spanish-American revolution (about 1860), by F. Hassaurek ToddHW
00:10:08
Play 65 The unconquerable Araucanians (Twentieth century), by Nevin O. Winter Availle
00:09:37
Play 66 The Christ of the Andes, by Nevin O. Winter Sonia
00:01:41
Play 67 South America Part III: Venezuela, Colombia, and the Guianas: Historical note J. M. Smallheer
00:02:23
Play 68 The adventures of Columbus off the coast of Trinidad (1498), by Washington Irving Alan Mapstone
00:06:15
Play 69 What Sir Walter Raleigh thought of Guiana (1595), by Sir Walter Raleigh Alan Mapstone
00:05:35
Play 70 The story of Bolívar (1817-1830), by Lindon Bates, Jr. Albert Shu
00:25:36
Play 71 The statue of Bolívar, Caracas, Venezuela, photograph p. 364 Albert Shu
00:02:25
Play 72 The sword of Bolívar, by Unknown Sandra Schmit
00:03:35
Play 73 The Asphalt Lake of Trinidad (Twentieth century), by Lindon Bates, Jr. Sonia
00:04:09
Play 74 Modern Columbia (Twentieth century), by Francis E. Clarke Kristine Bekere
00:08:09
Play 75 South America Part IV: Brazil: Historical note Kristine Bekere
00:01:55
Play 76 The discovery of Brazil (1500), by Robert Grant Watson Kristine Bekere
00:05:34
Play 77 Why Brazil belonged to Portugal (1500), by Thomas Bonaventure Lawler Devorah Allen
00:05:01
Play 78 How King John VI came to Brazil (1808), by D. P. Kidder and J. C. Fletcher Leni
00:07:50
Play 79 Dom Pedro II, the exiled emperor (1889), by Marie Robinson Wright Leni
00:07:27
Play 80 An American colony in Brazil (1910), by Nevin O. Winter KevinS
00:09:01
Play 81 South America Part V: Paraguay and Uruguay: Historical note Kristine Bekere
00:03:04
Play 82 Life at a Paraguayan ''Reduction'', by Mrs. Marion G. Mulhall Jim Locke
00:08:31
Play 83 The escape of the American minister from Paraguay (1868), by Charles A. Washburn Kristine Bekere
00:11:03
Play 84 A visit to Artigas (about 1815), by W. H. Koebel dmusgrove
00:06:42
Play 85 Uruguay and the Uruguayans (Twentieth century), by Francis E. Clark Piotr Nater
00:11:38
Play 86 South America Part VI: The Argentine Republic: Historical note Corey Kendrick
00:02:14
Play 87 Argentine independence (1810-1910), by Hiram Bingham Jim Locke
00:11:23
Play 88 The people of the Argentine Pampas (about 1870), by Dr. Domingo Faustino Sarmiento Piotr Nater
00:09:41
Play 89 A real Patagonian (about 1880), by Lady Florence Dixie Jim Locke
00:10:08
Play 90 In Buenos Aires (Twentieth century), by Hiram Bingham Jim Locke
00:10:08
Play 91 Central America: Historical note Tomas Peter
00:01:27
Play 92 A sacrifice to Tohil, by William T. Brigham Jared Starr
00:08:34
Play 93 Copan, by Joaquin Miller Sonia
00:01:57
Play 94 Balboa (1513), by Thomas Buchanan Read Alan Mapstone
00:04:19
Play 95 Chief Nicaragua and the Spaniards (1522), by Frederick Palmer Piotr Nater
00:06:28
Play 96 William Walker, ''the last of the Filibusters'' (1853-1860), by Joaquin Miller Alan Mapstone
00:04:23
Play 97 The cargadors of Guatemala (Twentieth century), by Nevin O. Winter Piotr Nater
00:03:11
Play 98 Happy little Costa Rica (Twentieth century), by Frederick Palmer alzounes
00:09:36
Play 99 Mexico Part I: Stories of the Aztecs: Historical note Jim Locke
00:03:11
Play 100 A hymn of the ancient Mexicans Alan Mapstone
00:01:59
Play 101 Nezahualcoyotl, king of the Tuscucans, by William Hickling Prescott Jim Locke
00:05:25
Play 102 Mexican hieroglyphics, photograph p. 482 Tomas Peter
00:01:52
Play 103 How an Aztec boy became a knight, by Hubert Howe Bancroft Devorah Allen
00:08:12
Play 104 How the Aztec king passed his time (early part of the sixteenth century), by Hubert Howe Bancroft Jim Locke
00:09:42
Play 105 Mexico Part II: The coming of the Spaniards: Historical note Jared Starr
00:02:05
Play 106 Has the god Quetzalcoatl come to Mexico ? (1519), by William Hickling Prescott Piotr Nater
00:15:33
Play 107 The king without a throne, by Hubert Howe Bancroft Jim Locke
00:16:05
Play 108 The fall of the city of Mexico (1521), by Jacob Abbott Jim Locke
00:07:30
Play 109 Statue of Quauhtemoc, photograph p. 516 Alan Mapstone
00:02:45
Play 110 Mexico Part III: Modern Mexico: Historical note Jared Starr
00:03:10
Play 111 The angels of Buena Vista (1847), by John G. Whittier Jim Locke
00:05:41
Play 112 Maximilian at Queretaro (1872), by Margaret Junkin Preston Alan Mapstone
00:03:07
Play 113 The last moments of Maximilian, by Jean Paul Laurens (France, 1838), painting p. 524 Alan Mapstone
00:01:36
Play 114 The rule of Porfirio Diaz (1877-1919), by Channing Arnold and Frederick J. Tabor Frost Fernando Borrego
00:19:41
Play 115 The National Palace, city of Mexico, photograph p. 534 Fernando Borrego
00:02:52
Play 116 The West Indies: Historical note Jared Starr
00:02:29
Play 117 The first landing of Columbus (1492), by Ferdinand Columbus, son of Christopher Columbus Piotr Nater
00:12:48
Play 118 Toussaint L'Ouverture (1801), by Wendell Phillips Piotr Nater
00:17:34
Play 119 ''The marble memory of Josephine'', empress of France, by Lafcadio Hearn Sonia
00:02:53
Play 120 The Fer-de-Lance of Martinique, by Lafcadio Hearn April6090
00:09:03
Play 121 The eruption of Mont Pelée (1902), by Charles Augustus Stoddard April6090
00:07:57
Play 122 The Court of Justice of General Gomez (1895), by Grover Flint Group 00:06:02
Play 123 Execution Wall, Havana, photograph p. 568 Monika M. C.
00:01:46
Play 124 How freedom came to Porto Rico (1898), by William Dinwiddie Sonia
00:10:30