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INDEX

TO THE

TWENTIETH VOLUME

OF THE

NORTH AMERICAN REVIEW.

A.
Aborigines of America, traits of the, a

Poem, 211.
Adams, Hannah, her character as an

author, 366——her Dictionary of Re-
ligions, ib.--her History of the
Jews, 367–her History of New-
England, ib.—her Letters on the

Gospels, ib.—commended, 369.
Address, Mr Wheatou's, at the opening

the New York Athenæum, 453.
Africa, colonisation of free people of

color in, 191–project not chimeri-
cal, 192—not inconsistent with
emigration to Hayti,--preferred
to it, ib.-first step to the abo-
lition of the slave trade, 193-its
success ultimately dependent on
the general and state governments,

195.
America, United States of, the rapid

growth of their back country, 99
-of their commercial towns, 100
-deplorable state of their affairs
at the time of the application of
Lafayette to the American minis-
ters, 149—ominous predictions of
the Edinburgh Reviewers with re-
lation to the duration of their go-
vernment, 421-how verified, ib. -
peculiar motives to intellectual ex-

ertion in, 418_found in the new
form of civil society, 423—in the
peculiar nature of their confedera-
cy, ib.-differs from all other con-
federacies, ib.-advantages of their
constitution in various ways, 423
et seqq.--tendency of their institu-
tions to give talents a direction to
political pursuits, 427-effect of
their novel political organisation
on literature, 429—of their com-
munity of language, 436-general

outline of, noticed, 446.
Amphictyonic league, 424.
Astronomers royal, 320—Flamsteed,

ib.—Halley, ib.--Bradley, 322-
Bliss, ib.— Maskelyne, 323—Pond,

325.
Astronomy, modern, way to its im-

provements opened by Copernicus,
Kepler, and Newton, 309—its great
progress in the last hundred years,
ib.-Dr Bradley's observations, 310
to 315—instruments, 315 et seqq.-
advancement of astronomy by ob-
servations at Greenwich, 319-as-
tronomers royal, 320 et seqq.-ob-
servations of Herschel and Schroe-
ter, 326-of Messier, 327_Pons,
&c. 328-physical astronomy, 329
problem of the three

dies, ib.

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