An Accompaniment to Mitchell's Map of the World, on Mercator's Projection: Containing an Index to the Various Countries, Cities, Towns, Islands, &c., Represented on the Map, and So Connected Therewith, that the Position of Any Place Exhibited on it May be Readily Ascertained : Also, a General Description of the Five Great Divisions of the Globe, America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Oceanica, with Their Several Empires, Kingdoms, States, Territories, &c
R.L. Barnes, 1839 - Počet stran: 572
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Strana 167 - State, which are distributed among the school districts in proportion to the number of children in each, between the ages...
Strana 191 - Thomas Jefferson, Author of the Declaration of Independence, and Founder of the University of Virginia.
Strana 156 - A general diffusion of the advantages of education being essential to the preservation of the rights and liberties of the people ; to promote this important object, the legislature are authorized, and it shall be their duty to require, the several towns to make suitable provision, at their own expense, for the support and maintenance of public schools...
Strana 171 - ... is entitled to vote unless he is possessed of a freehold estate of the value of 250 dollars, without any encumbrance.
Strana 147 - I hereby authorize you to draw on the Secretaries of State, of the Treasury, of War, and of the Navy of the United States, according as you may find your draughts will be most negotiable...
Strana 224 - The Legislature shall provide for a system of Common Schools, by which a school shall be kept up and supported in each district at least three months in every year : and any school district neglecting to keep up and support such a school, may be deprived of its proportion of the interest of the public fund during such neglect.
Strana 419 - From that time, like everything else which falls into the hands of the Mussulman, it has been going to ruin, and the discovery of the passage to India by the Cape of Good Hope gave the deathblow to its commercial greatness.
Strana 238 - The amount of nutritive substance yielded by it, is to that of wheat, as 133 to 1, and to that of potatoes, as 44 to 1.
Strana 487 - Hindostan, as it now exists, the power of Britain appears entirely predominant This absolute sway of an island comparatively so small, over an empire of 100,000,000 inhabitants, situated nearly at its antipodes, and accessible only by so vast a circuit of ocean, presents one of the most remarkable phenomena in the history of the world.