THE HISTORY OF PUERTO RICO

THE HISTORY OF PUERTO RICO

by R.A. Van Middeldyk
     
 

CONTENTS


PART I

HISTORICAL

CHAPTER

I.--THE DEPARTURE. 1493

II.--THE DISCOVERY. 1493

III.--PONCE AND CERON. 1500-1511

IV.--FIRST DISTRIBUTION OF INDIANS. "REPARTIMIENTOS" 1510

V.--THE REBELLION. 1511

VI.--THE REBELLION (_continued_.) 1511

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CONTENTS


PART I

HISTORICAL

CHAPTER

I.--THE DEPARTURE. 1493

II.--THE DISCOVERY. 1493

III.--PONCE AND CERON. 1500-1511

IV.--FIRST DISTRIBUTION OF INDIANS. "REPARTIMIENTOS" 1510

V.--THE REBELLION. 1511

VI.--THE REBELLION (_continued_.) 1511

VII.--NUMBER OF ABORIGINAL INHABITANTS AND SECOND
DISTRIBUTION OF INDIANS. 1511-1515

VIII.--LAWS AND ORDINANCES. 1511-1515

IX.--THE RETURN OF CERON AND DIAZ. PONCE'S FIRST
EXPEDITION TO FLORIDA. 1511-1515

X.--DISSENSIONS. TRANSFER OF THE CAPITAL. 1515-1520

XI.--CALAMITIES. PONCE'S SECOND EXPEDITION TO FLORIDA
AND DEATH. 1520-1537

XII.--INCURSIONS OF FUGITIVE BORIQUÉN INDIANS AND CARIBS. 1520-1582

XIII.--DEPOPULATION OF THE ISLAND. PREVENTIVE MEASURES.
INTRODUCTION OF NEGRO SLAVES. 1515-1534

XIV.--ATTACKS BY FRENCH PRIVATEERS. CAUSE OF THE WAR WITH
FRANCE. CHARLES V. RUIN OF THE ISLAND. 1520-1556

XV.--SEDESO. CHANGES IN THE SYSTEM OF GOVERNMENT 1534-1555

XVI.--DEFENSELESS CONDITION OF THE ISLAND. CONSTRUCTION
OF FORTIFICATIONS AND CIRCUMVALLATION
OF SAN JUAN. 1555-1641
XVII.--DRAKE'S ATTACK ON SAN JUAN. 1595

XVIII.--OCCUPATION AND EVACUATION OF SAN JUAN BY
LORD GEORGE CUMBERLAND. CONDITION OF
THE ISLAND AT THE END OF THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY

XIX.--ATTACK ON SAN JUAN BY THE HOLLANDERS UNDER BOWDOIN. 1625

XX.--DECLINE OF SPAIN'S POWER. BUCCANEERS AND
FILIBUSTERS. 1625-1780

XXI.--BRITISH ATTACKS ON PUERTO RICO. SIEGE OF SAN
JUAN BY SIR RALPH ABERCROMBIE. 1678-1797

XXII.--BRITISH ATTACKS ON PUERTO RICO (_continued_).
INVASIONS BY COLOMBIAN INSURGENTS. 1797-1829

XXIII.--REVIEW OF THE SOCIAL CONDITIONS IN PUERTO RICO AND THE
POLITICAL EVENTS IN SPAIN FROM 1765 TO 1820

XXIV.--GENERAL CONDITION OF THE ISLAND FROM 1815 TO 1833

XXV.--POLITICAL EVENTS IN SPAIN AND THEIR INFLUENCE ON AFFAIRS
IN PUERTO RICO. 1833-1874

XXVI.--GENERAL CONDITIONS OF THE ISLAND, THE DAWN OF FREEDOM.
1874-1898

PART II

THE PEOPLE AND THEIR INSTITUTIONS

XXVII.--SITUATION AND GENERAL APPEARANCE OF PUERTO RICO

XXVIII.--ORIGIN, CHARACTER, AND CUSTOMS OF THE PRIMITIVE
INHABITANTS OF BORIQUÉN

XXIX.--THE "JÍBARO" OR PUERTO RICAN PEASANT

XXX.--ORIGIN AND CHARACTER OF THE MODERN INHABITANTS OF PUERTO
RICO

XXXI.--NEGRO SLAVERY IN PUERTO RICO

XXII.--INCREASE OF POPULATION

XXIII.--AGRICULTURE IN PUERTO RICO

XXXIV.--COMMERCE AND FINANCES

XXXV.--EDUCATION IN PUERTO RICO

XXXVI.--LIBRARIES AND THE PRESS

XXXVII.--THE REGULAR AND SECULAR CLERGY

XXXVIII.--THE INQUISITION. 1520-1813

XXXIX.--GROWTH OF CITIES

XL.--AURIFEROUS STREAMS AND GOLD PRODUCED FROM 1609 TO 1536

XLI.--WEST INDIAN HURRICANES IN PUERTO RICO FROM 1515 TO 1899

XLII.--THE CARIBS

BIBLIOGRAPHY

INDEX



LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS


Columbus statue, San Juan

Ruins of Capárra

Columbus monument, near Aguadilla

Statue of Ponce de Leon, San Juan

Inner harbor, San Juan

Fort San Geronimo, at Santurce, near San Juan

Only remaining gate of the city-wall, San Juan

A tienda, or small shop

Planter's house, ceiba tree, and royal palms

San Francisco Church, San Juan; the oldest church in the city

Plaza Alphonso XII and Intendencia Building, San Juan

Casa Blanca and the sea wall, San Juan




PART I HISTORICAL

CHAPTER I THE DEPARTURE

1493

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