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philosophy, 106-mischief of monopolies, whether mercantile,

or manufacturing, or agricultural, 198--the essentials of a good

government, 109-national sovereignty of the United States,

ill-advantages of a written constitution, 112-importance of

studying American polity, 113-relation of General and State

governments, 1 14-their probable duration, ibid-Barbe de Mar

bois, 115-G. Morris, ibid-Federal Constitution of the United

States; its powers and representatives, 116-evils of frequent

elections, 117–of voting by ballot, 120-of universal suffrage,

121-of qualifications in the elected, ibid-of disfranchising the

clergy, 122-Senators of the United States ; how appointed,

123-importance of a durable Senate, 124-evils of excluding

cabinet officers from the legislature, 130-of under-paying the

public servants, 132-executive negative, 134-money-bills,

137-general powers of congress, 138-evils of the present

location of the seat of the Federal Government, 139-slate

system in the United States, 148–in the world, 149—abolition

of the slave-trade by the United States, 150-evils of slavery,

151-slaves burned alive in the United States, 152m-attempt

in the United States to colonize free blacks, 153 best writers

on the United States government and policy, 156-papers of

General Hamilton, 158-powers of the United States Execu-

tive, 159-President; Vice President; how chosen, 160-evils

of caucus, ibid-joint powers of Executive and Senate, 165

evils of multitudinous executive in the States generally, and par-

ticularly in New-York, 167-executive power of pardoning'; its

importance, 172-abused in the United States, *174-Judicial

powers of the United States, 175mevils of cashiering Judges at

sixty, 177---requisites of independence in judiciary, 178-their

dependence in many states, 180-power of American judiciary

over legislative Acts, 183—which not known in any other coun

try, 184-usurpation of Georgia Legislature over the judiciary

187-importance of such power in the judiciary, ibid-diversity

of laws in the United States; its evil, 190-crime committed in

one State not punishable in another, 193duelling; General

Hamilton and his son, 194—importance of uniform laws in the

United States, 195—miscellaneous powers of Congress, 1964

amendments of the Federal Constitution, 197—how made, 199

-unsuccessful attempts to make, 201-by Senator Hillhouse,

ibid—the Hartford Convention, 202—General Hamilton's
plan of the United States Constitution, 203-paper constitu:
tions, necessity of a vigorous administration of the Federal
Government, 207-Presidents Washington, Adams, Jefferson,
Madison, Monroe, 208-effects of the Washington administra-
tion on the United States, 209duty pf a wise government to
exclude foreigners from all political privileges, 210---necessity
of preserving and strengthening the federal Union, 211-evils

of its disruption, 213-all new governments weak; instanced

in Britain and the United States, 215-general government of

the United States too weak in itself, 217-its probable career,

218-chief characteristics of American institutions, 220-popu-

lation of the United States better, their government weaker,

than those of Europe, 221--chief defects in all

governments,

ancient and modern, 222--peculiar adaptation of the United

States governments to its people, 225-Mr. Jay's parallel

between European and American Governments, 226-general

course of all free government, 228–superior physical, intel-

lectual, and moral qualities of the American people, 229–

increased power of the people, all over the world, 230-

Emperor Alexander, 231-M. Talleyrand, 232-relative

importance of the United States, eastern and western sections,

233-probable consequences of western predominance, 234–

general conviction, in the United States, of superiority of

American to the British people, 235-the great question at issue

between American and European governments, 236—Resour-

ces of the United States relatively greater than those of Bri-

tain, 237-the revolutionary question supported by the United

States and Continential Europe against England, 241,--its

probable result, 242-danger of British Colonies, particularly

Canada; its maladministration, 943-Cuba once offered to

Mr. Jefferson, 245-Spanish American Colonies must fall to

the United States, whom Britain cannot conciliate, 246_

Vienna Treaty, 247– Holy League, ibid- United States more

formidable to Britain than Russia, 248-Mr. Jackson's (the

British Ambassador to the United States,) opinion of the

American people, 249-their capacity and character, in peace

and war, 250-political parties in the United States, 251–

their views and objects, ibidmhome policy of the United States,

252-their skilful diplomacy, ibid-its importance, 253-skilful

diplomacy of France and Russia contrasted with the diplo-

matic blunders of England, 254-origin and progress of the

armed neutrality, from 1754 to 1815, 259-causes of England's

unskilful diplomacy, 265-her intrinsic home power, 267–Mr.

Jefferson's prophecy concerning her, in 1782, 269–LAWS of

the United States and the world generally, 270-their study

most important, 271-necessity of Lectures on, in the United

States, 273-effect of the study of law on the human under-

standing, 275–Mr. Burke, 276–Mr. Canning, 277-author

of Pursuits of Literature, 278-Lord Thurlow, Lord Kenyon,

Lord Bacon, 279-superiority of the common to the civil law,

283—its prevalence in the United States, 284-outline of legal

study, 285-some defects in the juridical system of America,

286-no remedy against the United States or a separate State,

ibidbad insolvent laws, 287– lower law-officers badly

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66 The United States and England,” 304—Mr. Southey ;

Editors of the Edinburgh and Quarterly Reviews, 305–United

States under-rated in Europe, 306–– Franklin's refutation of

the French theory, 307-causes of the United States literature

being defective, 308-no want of American genius, 309-gene-

ral course of readers and writers in the United States, 310–

too early practical life in the United States, 313–periodical

publications, 314-perpetual change, 315--necessity of an

original Review in the United States, 316-elementary educa-

tion in the United States; in Britain, 319-saying of George

the Third, ibid-Greeks and Trojans in the United States,

importance of universal education, ibid-liberal education

defective in the United States, 321-grammar-schco's, 322

grammar decried in the United States, 323—its defence,

324-colleges in the United States, 327-want of Lectures in

the United States, 328-education injured by clerical mono-

poly, S29-elocution in the United States vitious and nasal,

331-pronunciation of English, Greek, and Latin tongues,

336-formal dulness a bad qualification for a professor, 339—

importance of enthusiasm in a teacher, 340_outline of Lec-

tures on Belles Lettres and Rhetoric, and on Moral Philosophy,

341-gradational studies, metaphysics, mathematics, physics,

classics, 343-outline of liberal education in England, 345–

in Scotland, 347—importance of composition in prose and

verse, 349--neglect of general literature in United States pro.

fessions, 350~its importance to all professional men, 351. -pro-

sody universally murdered in the United States, 352---United

States writers, 353-history, 354-novels, ibid-poetry, 355-

Marshal's Washington, 356-periodicat works, 357-M’Fin-

gal; 358—Mr. Wirt; Fisher Amesė, 359-Colden's Fulton,

$60-Mr. Walsh, 361-medical science in the United States,

General ignorance of foreigners, particularly the British,

respecting the character of the United States, 374-causes of

that ignorance, 375–M. Talleyrand's notions of the American

character, ibid-national gratitude, what, 376-basis of the

United States character, 377-identity of language, 378–

United States national loyalty, 380-M. Talleyrand mistaken

as to the American character, 381-course of colonial settle.

ments, 184-United States; how settled and peopled, 385–

foreign envigrations to the United States; Irish colony; French

establishment, 387-slaves, their number and effect in the

United States, 388-religion the basis of all national charac-

ter, and gauge of all national prosperity, 392—serious chasms

of religious ordinances in the United States, 394-infidelity

in the United States, ibid-Virginia; Louisiana, 395--neces-

sity of religion to human communities, 396-experiment of

national infidelity made m Europe, 397-the three eras of pa-

ganism, superstition, and infidelity in the history of the world,

and their gradational effects upon mankind, 398-infidelity

allied with the revolutionary question, exemplified in France

and England, 403_United States calmness in religion, 405–

Dr. Priestly, 407—no national church in the United States;

of whose population one-third witi ut any religious ordinances,

408_evils of exclusive State religion, 409–of tithes, 410

-spirit of the Age; Archbishop Laud; Lord Clarendon,

411-prevailing sects in the United States; their churche

government, 412-American clergy, 413-collegiate chuches,

414-religion and hypocrisy are substance and shadow, 414

Sunday-Schools, Missionary and Bible Societies in the United

States, 4 15.--study of S. S. 416---Owen's History of the Bria

tish and Foreign Bible Society, 417---Morals and manners of

the United States, 419---New-England, 420---Middle States,

422---Southern States, 423.-American women, ibid---skive

population deteriorates morals, 424---caged slave in Virginia,

425-Western States, 426---Americans locomotive and mi.

gratory, 427-.-western settlers, 428---general manners of the

United States, 430-a-physical activity and strength of Ameri-

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