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popular government fails in him. Every lawbreaker is
a traitor to his government, and a burden to his fellows. I WILL CHERISH MY HOME: The loyal American, in
everyday living, takes good care of his family; keeps his home clean and healthful; is true to his daily task; lives within his means; pays his bills promptly; has regard
for his own character; and is a good neighbor. As A CITIZEN, I WILL THINK FIRST OF THE PUBLIC GOOD:
I will deal honestly and fairly with my fellow men, and I will not, knowingly, do aught to injure any one. I will hold my right to vote as sacred, and will cast my ballot at each election for those men and measures I deem
best for the city, State and nation. I REVERENCE THE GOD OF MY FATHERS: Faith in God has
ever been the inspiration of the patriot. From Columbus, the discoverer, to the present day, our great American leaders have been men of faith. Every American court instills the prayer, “So help me God!” America stands for religious liberty, and thereby comes a broader, deeper faith; for inevitably, the Brotherhood of man, foundation thought of the Republic, leads to the Fatherhood of God.
Nominated by . People as a whole.. Federalists...
Years of service
1841 (one month)
Whigs . Whigs Democrats..
.Whigs ... . Whigs .
125. The Presidents of the United States
President George Washington. John Adams..
Thomas Jefferson ..
James Madison .
John Quincy Adams .
Martin Van Buren...
William Henry Harrison..
Franklin Pierce ..
William H. Taft....
126. The States of the Union
The largest cities of the United States are marked thus *
Portland Manchester Burlington *Boston *Providence New Haven
*New York, *Buffalo
and *Rochester *Philadelphia and
*Pittsburg *Newark and
*Jersey City Wilmington *Baltimore
NORTH CENTRAL STATES
Madison Lansing Springfield Indianapolis Columbus
Bismarck Pierre St. Paul Lincoln Des Moines Topeka Jefferson City
ROCKY MOUNTAIN STATES
Mont. Idaho Wyo. Nev. Utah Colo. Ariz. N.Mex.
Helena Boise Cheyenne Carson City Salt Lake City Denver Phoenix Santa Fé
PACIFIC COAST STATES
Wash. Ore. Cal.
Olympia Salem Sacramento
Portland *San Francisco and
District of Columbia
*WASHINGTON, the National Capital
127. Territories and Insular Possessions of the United States.
District of Columbia. The Federal District in which is located Washington, the capital city of the United States. It is situated on the eastern bank of the Potomac River, between the States of Maryland and Virginia. Its area is 70 square miles. It is governed by three commissioners appointed by the President and confirmed by the Senate.
Alaska. A Territory of the United States, located beyond the northwestern corner of Canada. It was purchased from Russia in 1867, and has valuable fisheries, fur-trade, extensive forests, and rich mineral deposits.
Hawaiian Islands. A group of important islands in the North Pacific Ocean, annexed by the United States in 1898. They are governed as a Territory. The islands produce sugar, rice, fruits, and wool.
Porto Rico. A large island in the Caribbean Sea, ceded by Spain to the United States after the war of 1898. The chief exports are sugar, coffee, and tobacco.
Philippine Islands. A group of islands lying between the China Sea on the west, and the Pacific Ocean on the east. They were ceded by Spain to the United States in 1898. The chief products are tobacco, hemp, coffee, sugar, cocoa, and rice.
Guam. The largest of the Ladrone Islands, situated between the Philippines and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean.
Ceded by Spain to the United States in 1898. It is valuable as a coaling and supply station for naval vessels.
Tutuila. The third in importance of the islands in the Samoan group, in the Southern Pacific Ocean. It was annexed by the United States in 1900, and is an important naval station.
Panama Canal Zone. A strip of territory ten miles in width, through the middle of which runs the Panama Canal built by the United States between 1904 and 1914. The Zone was ceded to the United States by the Republic of Panama in 1904.
Virgin Islands. A group of islands in the Caribbean Sea which form an important defense for the Panama Canal. They were purchased from Denmark by the United States in 1917.