The New International Year Book

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Dodd, Mead and Company, 1919 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries
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Page 167 - An act to save daylight and to provide standard time for the United States', approved March 19, 1918, as amended, shall be advanced one hour.
Page 133 - The act does not meddle with anything belonging to the States. They may regulate their internal affairs and their domestic commerce as they like. But when they seek to send their products across the State line they are no longer within their rights. If there were no Constitution and no Congress, their power to cross the line would depend upon their neighbors. Under the Constitution such commerce belongs not to the States but to Congress to regulate. It may carry out its views of public policy whatever...
Page 132 - ... sixteen years have been employed or permitted to work more than eight hours in any day or more than six days in any week, or after the hour of seven o'clock postmeridian, or before the hour of six o'clock antemeridian...
Page 189 - The said sum shall be apportioned to the States in the proportions which their respective foreign-born populations bear to the total foreignborn population of the United States, not including outlying possessions, according to the last preceding census of the United States.
Page 409 - Those forces, however raised, lose their identity in that of The United States Army. Distinctive appellations, such as the Regular Army, Reserve Corps, National Guard, and National Army, heretofore employed in administration and command, will be discontinued, and the single term, The United States Army, will be exclusively used.
Page 189 - To encourage the states in the equalization of educational opportunities, and for the partial payment of teachers' salaries, providing better instruction, extending school terms and otherwise providing equally good schools for all children, $50,000,000. 4. To encourage the states in the promotion of physical and health education and recreation, $20,000,000. 5. To encourage the states in providing facilities for preparing and supplying better teachers, $15,000,000.
Page 361 - ... be habitually and regularly engaged in some lawful, useful and recognized business, profession, occupation, trade or employment...
Page 276 - The removal, so far as possible, of all economic barriers and the establishment of an equality of trade conditions among all the nations consenting to the peace and associating themselves for its maintenance.
Page 321 - I take that to be the significance of the fact that assemblies and associations of many kinds made up of plain workaday people have demanded, almost every time they came together, and are still demanding, that the leaders of their governments declare to them plainly what it is, exactly what it is, that they were seeking in this war, and what they think the items of the final settlement should be.
Page 340 - The legislative power is vested in a parliament or imperial diet of two chambers, the house of peers and the house of representatives. The peers, who number 369, are in part chosen for seven years and in part hold their seats for life.

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