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Defeat of Republicans...

.18-19
The tariff act of March 3, 1883.

19-20

The panic of 1884

.20-22

Election of Cleveland and Hendricks. .22–23

Opening of the Brooklyn bridge.....

23

Formation of Alaska into a Territory.. 23

Dedication of the Washington monument.... 23

CHAPTER III.

1886-1889.

PRESIDENT CLEVELAND'S FIRST ADMINISTRATION.

CHAPTER II.

1881-1886.

President Cleveland's Cabinet..

24

The Presidential succession...

.24-25

Dispute between President and Senate.. .25-26

Repeal of the Tenure-of-Office Act..

26

Other legislation

.26-27

Settlement of the fisheries dispute.. .27-29

The Samoan dispute

.29-32

The Statue of Liberty

32

Passage of the anti-polygamy bill.

32

Earthquake at Charleston, S. C.

32-33

Melville W. Fuller becomes Chief Justice.... 33

Creation of the Department of Labor... 33

Admission of Washington, Montana, North

and South Dakota...

33

Flood at Johnstown, Pa..

33

Indian Wars

33-35
The Interstate Commerce Act..

35-36
Debate on the Mills tariff bill..

.36–37

The Knights of Labor..

37

Labor demonstrations and the Haymarket

Square massacre

37-38

Decrease in crops and increase of imports..38-39

Reduction of debt

39

Election of Harrison and Morton.

.39-40

PRESIDENT

GARFIELD

ASSASSINATED;

ARTHUR'S

ADMINISTRATION,

President Garfield's Cabinet....

Controversy with Conkling and Platt..

Assassination of the President.

Arthur becomes President.

Cabinet changes

Foreign relations

Check of prosperous conditions.

Increase of disbursements by Congress..

"Star Route" frauds

14

14-15

15

15

16

16-17

. 17-18

18

18

1889_1896.

1891-1897.

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1898.

THE OUTBREAK OF HOSTILITIES.

President McKinley's efforts for peace...

The debates in Congress..

Blockade of Cuba

The American and Spanish navies.

Appropriations by Congress

.93-94

.95–97

97

98-101

101-102

CHAPTER

II.

1898.

The President's proclamations..
Dewey sails to the Philippines..
The battle of Manila Bay.

103-104
105-106

. 107-110

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GUASIMAS,

CHAPTER XII.

1898.

Conditions in training camps.

Embarkation of the army for Cuba..

Landing of the troops..

Arrangements for advancing.

The battle at Las Guasimas.

128-129

129

130–131

131-132

. 133-134

THB CAMPAIGN AT MANILA,

CHAPTER VIII.

Admiral Dewey's position... ... 172-173

Departure of the army for the Philippines.. 173

Spanish attacks on American forces..

174

Merritt's plan to attack Manila..

175

Capture of Manila

.176-177

1898.

EL CANEY AND SAN JUAN.

CHAPTER XIII.

1898.

The situation at Santiago.

Sickness in army

Spanish defenses at Santiago.

Plans for attacking the city.

The battle of El Caney

The battle of San Juan

134-135

135-136

.136-137

.137-138

138-141

.141-145

THE PEACE PROTOCOL AND THE TREATY OF PARIS,

Bombardment of Manzanillo

First steps toward peace...,

Signing of the Peace protocol.

The Treaty of Paris.

. 177-178

178-179

180

. 180-185

CHAPTER IX.

1898.

CHAPTER XIV.

THE DESTRUCTION OF CERVERA'S FLEET.

1898-1900.

THE TAGALOG REVOLT.

The American fleet on guard.

.145-147

Sortie of the Spanish fleet..

147

Destruction of the Maria Teresa and l'iz-
сауа

..147-149

Burning of the Almirante Oquendo..

149

Destruction of the Cristobal Colon, Pluton
and Furor ..

149–150

The end of the battle.

..151-152

President McKinley's attitude toward Fili-

pinos

. 186-187

The Philippine Commission and its report... 187

The revolt of the Filipinos...

.188-193

Capture of Aguinaldo and end of upris-

ing

..193–194
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.258-259

.259-260

,260-261

262

.262-265

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CHAPTER V.

1866-1912.

INDUSTRIAL COMBINATIONS.

PAGD

Early history of the trusts.....

.330-333

Evolution of the terms “capital ” and “capi.

talist”

.333-334

Earning capacity as an asset.

.334-335

Tariff and other legislation as a factor in

trust development

.335-336

Number and capitalization of trusts.....336–339

Influence of the trusts on the cost of living... 339

CHAPTER

VI.

1865--1912,

AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT AND PROBLEMS.

CHAPTER III.

1865–1912.

WEALTH.

Influence of westward migration.........340–341

Persons engaged in agriculture, 1870–1900.341-342

Area, production and values of principal

crops :

.342-343

Work of the Department of Agriculture. 344-345

The Forest Service

346

The Bureau of Animal Industry...

346

Agricultural experiment stations...

348

Plant cultivation and animal breeding...348–349

The farmers' coöperative movement.. .349–350

Conservation and reclamation....

350

Rural educational development..

351-354

Social advance

.354-355

Growth of wealth since 1860..

.313-314

Industrial advance

.314-315

Railroad and commercial expansion..

315

Savings banks statistics.....

315-316

Temporary depressions

316

The concentration and control of wealth..316-317

CHAPTER IV:

1865-1912.

CHAPTER VII.

1865–1912.

FOREIGN COMMERCE.

INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT.

The relative importance of our industries. 318,319

Iron and steel products...... ......319-322

Copper, petroleum, leather and cotton manu-

factures

.322-325

Production of mineral oils

325

The lumber industry ..

.325-326

Factors favoring our industrial expansion.326–327

Esports of manufactures.....

.327-328

Mining and mineral products..

...328–329

Statistical summary

. 329-330

Growth of foreign commerce since the Civil

War ....

.355-357

Analysis of the export trade...

357-360

Importance of our import trade.. ..360–362

Our economic independence....

362

Factors favoring our commercial develop-

ment

.. 362-363

The volume of trade...

.363–364

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