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Copyright, 1895,
By N. G. HAMILTON.

All Rights Reserved.

THE AMERICAN mm NATION

VOL. IV.

(1122

CONTENTS.

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Fifty Years of Michigan as a State .......................

497

Our Congressmen: Then and Now ........................

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518

The Judicial System from the Earliest Colonial Period Down to the Present Time.. 527

The Attempts Made to Separate the West From the American Union ......

5+2

Discovery of the Ohio River by LaSalle, 1669-70............

585

The National Capital...............................................................

The Declaration of Independence............................................

617

The Confederation.................

The National Constitution................

......... 625

Amendments to the Constitution.............

................

639

The Electoral College. .......

...............

The Electoral Votes .................

648

The Signers of the Declaration of Independence..........

.. 672

Presidents of the United States .........

673

Vice-Presidents of the United States..................

.. 674

Speakers of the House of Representatives

674

Cabinets of the Presidents................

................. 675

United States Tariff Acts.........

681

History of the American Flag...

..........

The Confederate Flag.......... ...........

............ 695

The Seal and Arms of the United States..............

............ 698

The President's Seal............

..............

..................

The Department Seals........................................

701

Liberty Emblems. ............................................................

703

The Annexation of Texas................

709

Washington, the Cincinnatus of the West..

Presidents Prior to Washington..

................ 716

The Capitol Building.............

717

The White House. .............

721

Independence Hall............................

724

Washington's Farewell Address. ...........

726

The Mayflower Compact....................

............ 742

The Mecklenburgh Declaration...........

......... 743

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