North America, Volumen1

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Chapman & Hall, 1862
 

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Extensive discussion of scenery, industry and manners in the north and west of the US. Since the Civil War was just underway Trollope was unable to visit the South, though he did spend some time in ... Leer comentario completo

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Very interesting account of North America (both the US and Canada) during the early part of the US Civil War, to some extent intended to offset the negative account given by Anthony Trollope's mother ... Leer comentario completo

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Página 414 - Wisdom and knowledge, as well as virtue, diffused generally among the body of the people, being necessary for the preservation of their rights and liberties; and as these depend on spreading the opportunities and advantages of education in the various parts of the country, and among the different orders of the people...
Página 415 - Cambridge, public schools and grammar schools in the towns; to encourage private societies and public institutions by rewards and immunities for the promotion of agriculture, arts, sciences, commerce, trades, manufactures, and a natural history of the country ; to countenance and inculcate the principles of humanity and general benevolence, public and private charity, industry and frugality, honesty and punctuality in their dealings, sincerity, good humor, and all social affections and generous sentiments...
Página 414 - Knowledge and learning generally diffused throughout a community, being essential to the preservation of a free government, it shall be the duty of the General Assembly to encourage, by all suitable means, moral, intellectual, scientific and agricultural improvement, and to provide by law for a general and uniform system of common schools, wherein tuition shall be without charge, and equally open to all.
Página 415 - SECTION 1. A general diffusion of knowledge being essential to the preservation of the rights and liberties of the people, it shall be the duty of the legislature of this State to make suitable provision for the support and maintenance of public schools.
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Página 427 - And every denomination of Christians, demeaning themselves peaceably, and as good subjects of the commonwealth, shall be equally under the protection of the law: and no subordination of any one sect or denomination to another shall ever be established by law.
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Página 413 - ... convenient instruction of youth, with such salaries to the masters, paid by the public, as may enable them to instruct...
Página 332 - No judicial officer, except justices of the peace, shall receive to his own use any fees or perquisites of office...

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