Elementary Social Science (Google eBook)

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Macmillan, 1917 - Social sciences - 142 pages
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Page 82 - I thank God there are no free schools or printing, and I hope we shall not have them these hundred years, for learning has brought disobedience and heresy and sects into the world and printing has divulged them and libels against the best government. God keep us from both.
Page 36 - Take care of the cents, and the dollars will take care of themselves," is an old maxim, and so far as the farmer's profits are concerned, I think a true one.
Page 129 - Congress consists of two houses, the Senate and the House of Representatives. Each State is...
Page 120 - rich," 2 per cent of the people, own 60 per cent of the wealth. The "middle class," 33 per cent of the people, own 35 per cent of the wealth. The "poor," 65 per cent of the people, own 5 per cent of the wealth.
Page v - The primary purpose of the book is to furnish instruction for " that large group of pupils who leave school and enter upon their occupations without completing a four-year high-school course.
Page 137 - The boys and girls of today will be the men and women of tomorrow. At our meeting, Wednesday November 14, Miss Gates' grade, 5B-1, will take over the program to show we parents how our little folk are progressing in this direction.
Page 109 - Service dates from July 16, 1798, when Congress passed an act for the relief of sick and disabled seamen.
Page 129 - Thus, the cabinet of the King had only an advisory function. The similarity to the American system is obvious. The totality of decisions in the executive branch of the government of the United States is in the hands of the President, and he is free to disregard the opinion of his secretaries.
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Page 122 - Foremost among these organizations are the National Child Labor Committee, The American Association for Labor Legislation, and the National Consumers

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