Excerpt From History Of The United States Arranges For The Use Of Schools With Questions For The Examination Of StudentsThe Egyptians Seem To Have Been The First Who Paid Any Attention To Navigation A Short Time After The Establishment Of Their Monarchy, They Trafficked On The Arabian Gulf, And The Western Coast Of India But Their Religious Institutions, And The Fertility Of Their Soil, Concentrating Their Industry In Their Own Country, Caused Them Soon To Abandon Distant Expeditions.The Phoenicians, On The Contrary, Whose Country Could Only Acquire Importance By Commerce, Promptly Extended Their Relations In Every Sea, And Became Celebrated For Their Commercial Enterprise, Than Any Other Nation They Even Dared To Cross The Straits Of Gibraltar, And Visited The Western Coast Of Spain.The Prosperity Of The Phoenicians Roused The Attention Of Their Neighbours, The Jews But The Peculiar Institutions Which Their Inspired Legislator Established, Retarded Their Advancement In Commerce They Made Few Expeditions Of Any Consequence.About The PublisherForgotten Books Publishes Hundreds Of Thousands Of Rare And Classic Books Find At Www.forgottenbooks.comThis Book Is A Reproduction Of An Important Historical Work Forgotten Books Uses State Of The Art Technology To Digitally Reconstruct The Work, Preserving The Original Format Whilst Repairing Imperfections Present In The Aged Copy In Rare Cases, An Imperfection In The Original, Such As A Blemish Or Missing Page, May Be Replicated In Our Edition We Do, However, Repair The Vast Majority Of Imperfections Successfully Any Imperfections That Remain Are Intentionally Left To Preserve The State Of Such Historical Works.
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- History of the United States
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