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LANGUAGE OF NEW-ENGLAND.
The English Language in this Country pronounced more correctly
than in England. Blunders in Language customary in Lon-
don. Reasons why the People of New England pronounce the
English Language with propriety....
The Inhabitants of this Country charged with retaining Obsolete
Words; with introducing New Words; with annering new
Significations to Words. Alterations in Language less in this
Country than in England, for the last two hundred Years.
Vindication of this Conduct.....
LEARNING, MORALS, &c. OF NEW-ENGLAND.
Schools. System of Connecticut. Schools of New England.
Effects of this Education on the People at large. Honourable
Academies in New England. Colleges. State of these Institu-
tions in 1812. Law and Theological Seminarics. Medical,
Historical, and Philosophical Societies. Social Libraries .... 292
Observations of Buffon, De Pauw, šc., relative to the De-
terioration of Animals; of the Bodies, and of the Minds of
Men in America. Genius; what, and whence derived. Ge.
nius of Americans. Literature and Science of the Americans.
Men of Learning Causes why they are not numerous.
Opinion of the Edinburgh Review relative to the Literature of
America. President Edwards. Reo. Dr. Edwards.
Franklin. Dr. Rittenhouse and other Natural Philosopher's.
Ingenious and Useful Indentions. M' Fingal. Progress of
Learning in Great Britain from the Eighth Century ....
Manners and Morals of the People of New-England. Execu-
tions during the Revolutionary War. Capital Punishments
in the County of New-Haven in one hundred and sedenty-fide
Years. Duels in New-England since its Settlement.
bitants all required to be in the possession of Arms. The
Poor supported and educated. Public and Private Cha.
Various Traits of Character of the People of New England,
compared with similar Traits of the Inhabitants of Great
Britain. Difficulties found by Englishmen in judging of the
Character and Circumstances of the People of this Country ..... 328
Modes of Living. Amusements. People of New-England fond
of acquiring Knowledge. Happy Effects of this Trait of Cha-
racter. The Sabbath observed with Sobriety and Reverence.
History of Religion in New-England from the Year 1755. Ef-
fects of the French and Revolutionary Wars. Evils arising
from the Introduction of Foreigners into the Country............ 353
State of Religion after the Peace of 1783. Effects of the French
Revolution. Circulation of the Writings of Infidels ............ 360
The Effects of the Principles, avowed by the Leaders of the
French Revolution, counteracted and destroyed, in a great
measure, by their Cruelties and Impiety, and by the Miseries
they brought on other Nations. These Effects likewise lessened
by the Efforts of the Clergy, and of many other respectable
Inhabitants, but principally, by an extensive Revival of Re-
ligion. Comparison of the Religious and Moral Character of
the First Settlers with that of the present Inhabitants....... 370
Establishment of the Public Worship of God in Connecticut ....... 382
Vindication of the Establishment of the Public Worship of God
Education of Candidates for the Ministry, and Settlement of
Influence of the Clergy in Connecticut :.its Nature and Deriva-
Confession of Faith, and Articles of Church Discipline, agreed
to at Saybrook, in 1708, by the Delegates of the Churches.
History of the Proceedings relative to this Subject. Obser-
Comparison of the State of Religion in England with that in
New-England. English Representations of the State of Re-
ligion here refuted .....
Articles of Faith held by the First Settlers of New England.
Episcopalians, Baptists, Universalists, Methodists, and Anti-
nomians. Jemima Wilkinson. Roman Catholics. Friends.
Sandemanians. Shakers ......
Number of Congregations and of Ministers in Massachusetts,
Maine, New Hampshire, Connecticut, and Vermont. Churches
distributed at omall Distances
CHARACTERISTICS OF THE MEN AND
WOMEN IN NEW-ENGLAND.
The Personal Appearance of the Inhabitants. Their Gravity, &c.
General Remarks on the Influence of Theatres and Plays on
Opinion of a Writer in the Quarterly Review, relutide to the
Women of this Country, examined. The Features, Manners,
and Employments of the Women of New England. Their
MANUFACTURES OF NEW-ENGLAND.
Extracts from the Report of the Secretary of the Treasury,
April 19, 1810. General Account of the Manufactures of
Massachusetts and of Connecticut. Account of the Manufac-
tures of Rhode Island, with a History of their Origin......... 465
The State of Massachusetts. Its Boundaries, Population, and
Laws relative to Schools and the Qualifications of School-
masters; concerning the Maintenance of Ministers and the
Establishment of Public Worship. Early Laws for the Sup-
port of Harvard College. Crimes punished by Death. Militia. 490
PROSPECTS OF THE UNITED STATES.
Opinions of Foreigners relative to the Future Prospects of our
Country. Bishop Berkley's Views of this Subject in Verse.
Ertent, Waters, Soil, Productions, and Population of the
Enterprise, Ingenuity, Intelligence, means of acquiring Know-
ledge; Laws, Morals, Language, and Liberty, of the People
of the United States. Extent of Country yet to be settled.
Institutions of the Country in a state of Improvement. In-
crease of Evangelical Religion and Catholicism. Future Pro-
spects of the United States.........