## A history of mathematics in America before 1900 |

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### Contents

The Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries 1 Needs of the Early Settlers | 1 |

Causes of the Low Degree of General Intellectual Effort | 6 |

Early Conditions in the Seventeenth Century | 7 |

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