A Junior Class History of the United States: To which are Added the Declaration of Independence, and the Constitution of the United States : with Questions, Exercises, Copious Notes, Etc. ...

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Maynard, Merrill, & Company, 1904 - United States - 379 pages
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Much too little detail given. For example, on the most basic information is given to the Louisiana Purchase, making it so boring, it was hardly worth mentioning.

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Page 146 - I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country...
Page 4 - Stephen Hopkins William Ellery CONNECTICUT Roger Sherman Samuel Huntington William Williams Oliver Wolcott NEW YORK William Floyd Philip Livingston Francis Lewis Lewis Morris NEW JERSEY Richard Stockton John Witherspoon Francis Hopkinson John Hart Abraham Clark PENNSYLVANIA Robert Morris Benjamin Rush Benjamin...
Page 94 - Where the dark scorpion gathers death around, Where at each step the stranger fears to wake The rattling terrors of the vengeful snake, Where crouching tigers wait their hapless prey, And savage men more murderous still than they; While oft in whirls the mad tornado flies, Mingling the ravaged landscape with the skies.
Page 238 - Constitution of the United States of America was ratified, and also all acts and parts of acts of the General Assembly of this State ratifying amendments of the said Constitution, are hereby repealed; and that the union now subsisting between South Carolina and other States, under the name of the "United States of America,
Page 192 - ... first in peace, first in war, and first in the hearts of his countrymen...
Page 4 - MARYLAND Samuel Chase William Paca Thomas Stone Charles Carroll, of Carrollton VIRGINIA George Wythe Richard Henry Lee Thomas Jefferson Benjamin Harrison Thomas Nelson, Jr. Francis Lightfoot Lee Carter Braxton NORTH CAROLINA William Hooper Joseph Hewes John Penn SOUTH CAROLINA Edward Rutledge Thomas Heyward, Jr. Thomas Lynch, Jr. Arthur Middleton GEORGIA Button Gwinnett Lyman Hall George Walton...
Page 94 - The various terrors of that horrid shore : Those blazing suns that dart a downward ray, And fiercely shed intolerable day; Those matted woods where birds forget to sing, But silent bats in drowsy clusters cling...
Page 23 - To receive him with suitable pomp and distinction, the sovereigns had ordered their throne to be placed in public, under a rich canopy of brocade of gold, in a vast and splendid saloon. Here the king and queen awaited his arrival, seated in state, with the prince Juan beside them, and attended by the dignitaries of their court, and the principal nobility of Castile...
Page 140 - I beg it may be remembered by every gentleman in the room that I this day declare, with the utmost sincerity, I do not think myself equal to the command I am honored with.
Page 7 - Legislative Department Section I. Congress in General All legislative powers herein granted shall be vested in a Congress of the United States, which shall consist of a Senate and House of Representatives.

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