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A READY REFERENCE MANUAL
FACTS AND FIGURES,
FROM THE DISCOVERY OF AMERICA TO THE PRESENT TIME.
EDITED BY BISHOP E. O. HAVEN, D.D., LL.D.,
Late Chancellor of Syracuse University, N. Y.; formerly President of the North
E. B. TREAT, 757 BROADWAY.
R. C. TREAT, CHICAGO.
We present in this volume a collection of the most important facts in American historyjust the facts that every intelligent citizen desires to have at ready command. As a fitting introduction to it we give a brief memoir of the "Father of his Country," "first in war, first in peace, first in the hearts of his countrymen," the immortal Washington; using that as a kind of thread on which to string some facts and thoughts that tend to show the magnitude and magnificence of the wondrous revolution in the politics of the world, of which, what we call the American Revolution was the centre, and George Washington the most conspicuous figure.
The Capitol at Washington.-Entire length, 750 feet 4 inches; entire depth, 324.
Heighth, from basement to top of dome, 300 feet. Diameter of Rotunda,
The building covers over 34 acres.
American Progress, by E. O. Haven..
Chronology of important events from the discovery of America
Bacon's Rebellion,-causes of..
King William's War,-causes of....
King George's War,-causes of..
French and Indian War,-causes of..
Revolutionary War,-causes of...
Continental Congress-Presidents and Sessions of....
History of the Confederation....
Important Events of each year, from the formation of the govern-
ment t the present time, chronologically arranged, under each
Whisky Rebellion in Pa.,-causes of.
Second War with England, 1812-causes of.
Hartford Convention,-its object....
Anti-Masonic Excitement,-causes of..
The Black Hawk War on the frontier.
The Canadian Rebellion,-causes of.
Mexican War,-causes of...........
Our National Domain, and how acquired..
History of each State and Territory....
Civil War, 1861-65,-causes of..
History of our Flag, by Hon. J. T. Headley..
COMPRISING THE LIVES OF
George Washington, 1st President...
John Adams, Vice-President, and 2nd President..
Thomas Jefferson, Vice-Pres., and 3d President....
James Madison, 4th President..
George Clinton, Vice-President.
James Monroe, 5th President....
Daniel D. Tompkins, Vice-President.
John Q. Adams, Vice-President, and 6th President..
John C. Calhoun, Vice-President.......
Andrew Jackson, 7th President...
Martin Van Buren, Vice-President, and 8th President.