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BOOK I.

GOVERNMENT AND LAW.

Government of the United States -- Porto Rico - Cuba - Philippines - Hawaii -

Guam -- Declaration of Independence -- Mechlenberg Declaration - Constitution
of the United States -- Government of the States and Territories — Copyright
Law-Patent Office Procedure - Naturalization Laws - Passport Regulations-
Civil Service - U. S. Customs Duties -- War Revenue Taxes - British Customs
"Tariff - Labor Legislation - Pension Laws - Jurisdiction of Justices of the
Peace - The Law of Finding --- U.S. Customs Regulations as to Baggage - Laws
of Suffrage - State and Territorial Statistics — Federal Bankruptcy Act - Law
of Trade-Marks - Interstate Commerce Law - Business Law and Forms –
Interest Laws and Statutes of Limitation -- Law of Inns and Innkeepers — Law
of the Road — Landlord and Tenant — Exemption Laws -- Marriage and Divorce
Laws - Rights of Married Women - Government of the British Empire -
Canada — Argentine Republic — Austria-Hungary - Belgium - Brazil — Chile
- China - France -- German Empire - Greece - Italy - Japan - Mexico -

Netherlands - Russia - Spain - Turkey - Statistics of the Countries of the

World - Heads of the Governments of the World - Divisions of Africa - Trial

by Jury - Draco's Laws — Laws of Subscription -- Chinese Emigration Laws —

Postal Laws - Indebtedness of Nations - Parliamentary Law - Prohibitory Laws

BOOK II.

LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE.

Literature --- Languages - English Language - Capital Letters — Punctuation — Proof

Reading - Faniiliar Allusions – Foreign Words and Phrases — Great Men's
Works — Authors of Famous Poems - Celebrated Characters in Literature -
Literary Pseudonyms -- First Newspapers - Nibelungen Lied -- Forty Immortals
of the French Academy --- The World's Best Books -- Abbreviations in General
Use - Christian Names — Alphabets -- Early Literature - Chinese Literature-
Greek Literature - Hebrew Literature - Roman Literature-Sanscrit Literature

- Arabic Literature -- Persian Literature - Italian Literature -- Spanish Liter-

ature - Portuguese Literature - French Literature - German Literature -

Scandinavian Literature - Russian Literature -- Polish Literature -- English

Literature -- American Literature -- Hungarian Literature - Volapük -- Lan-

guages of the World -- History of Writing — French Academy - Troubadours --

The Iliad -- The Æneid — Gesta Romanorum - Norse Sagas -- Miracle Plays

-- Romance of the Rose -Classic and Romantic Literature -- Goethe's Faust -

Dante --- Latin Language ---Surnames -- Poet Laureate -- Renaissance — History

of the Theater - Misuse of Words . . . . . . . . .

BOOK III.

HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHY.

Chronological Eras -- Divisions of Time — Old English Holidays -- Legal Holidays ---

Standard Time - Perpetual Calendar — Anniversaries— First Day of the Year --
General Church Councils -- Origin of Months and Days of the Week — Diction-
ary of Mythology and Folklore - Outlines of Universal History - Calendar of
American Battles - Dictionary of Biography - Admission of States into the
Union -- Organization of the Territories — Derivations of Names of States and
Territories -- Rulers of France from the Revolution — Kings and Queens of
England - Presidents of the U.S. - Vice-Presidents of the U.S. — Justices of
the U. S. Supreme Court - Cabinet Officers — Speakers of the U. S. House of

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BOOK VI.

FINANCE, INDUSTRY, TRANSPORTATION.

Early Forms of Currency - Metallic Coins – Coins of Great Britain ---- American

Coinage — Banks--U. S. National Banking System-Savings Banks --Statistics
of Money in the United States - Value of Foreign Coins— Monetary Statistics---
Statistics of Savings Banks - Product of Gold and Silver in the U.S. - World's
Production of Gold and Silver — Wildcat Banks — Clearing House --- Freedruar's
Bank -- Revenue of the U. S. Government -- Indebtedness of Nations --- Credit
Mobilier - Mississippi Scheme - Trade Unions - Boycotting - Gold Experts -
South Sea Bubble – Wealth of Principal Nations - Trusts — Strikes ---- Minin
and Milling Terms – Foreign Trade of the U. S.- South America Trade ---
Wheat Crop of the World - Animal, Vegetable, and Mineral Products of ihe
World - Railroads — Wages and Cost of Living - Insurance - Public Debt of
the U. $. - Telegraph Rates — Transatlantic Steamers — Submarine Cables ---
Production of Coal — Wool — Tobacco — Tea and Coffee - Canals ---Occupations
in the United States — Dictionary of Business and Law Terms.

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BOOK VII.

RELIGION, EDUCATION, FINE ARTS.
European Cathedrals - Translations of the Bible - Catacombs — Inquisition — Apoc-

rypha - Celibacy in the Roman Catholic Church - English Universities - Adam
and Eve- Celebrated Paintings — Buddhism - Garden of Eden -- Millennium
Confucianism – Diet of Worms - Benedictines — Architecture – Alexandrian
Library -Juggernaut-Councils of Nice-Islam- Mormons — Mount Ararat-
Obelisks — Kissing the Book - Tower of Pisa - French Renaissance — Foreign
Libraries — Church of England - Christian Association - Education of the
Blind-Gnosticism - Compulsory Education - Illiteracy of Various Nations -
Gardens of Babylon - Oneida Community - Hades — Pagodas — Oracles —
Shakers - Pantheon at Rome - Universities and Colleges of the U.S. - Foreign
Universities -- Animal Worship — Holy Grail — Pyramids — Septuagint-Taj.
Mahal - Roman Baths - Religious Statistics - Sunday School Statistics --
Religious Denominations in the U. S.- Scriptural Measures — Theosophy -
Tower of Babel – Shintuism - Sunday — Public Schools - Sanhedrim - Scho-
lastics — Parsees — Koran - Sinai-Vulgate-Smithsonian Institution - Jesuits

- Qualification for the Practice of Medicine - Practice of Law - Unitarians —
Windsor Castle - Roman Catholic Church - The Reformation - Christianity --
Leading American Universities -- Music - Salvation Army — Military and
Naval Academies -- Royal Academy --- Sculpture - Schools of Art — Educational
Philanthropies - Musical and Art Terms. . . . . ..

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BOOK VIII.

MISCELLANEOUS FACTS AND FIGURES.
Signers of the Declaration of Independence - Center of Population -- Civil War

Statistics - Diplomatic Service - Rare Coins and their Values - Great Financial
Panics — Giants and Dwarfs – Mason and Dixon's Line - Alloys- World's Fairs
--Velocities of Bodies -- Mixing Colors -- Value of Metals -- Modes of Execution
- Great Fires, Floods, and Inundations - Waterfalls -- Wars of the U. S.-
Sizes of Papers and Books - Language of Flowers — Weights and Measures —
Variations in Time - Library of Congress – Alcoholic Liquors — Notable
Bridges - American Indian - Largest Cities of the World - Expectation of Life
- Defective Classes – Height of Noted Buildings and Monuments - Holidays —
Executive Civil List - World's Seven Wonders -- Divorces in Different Countries
--The Brain - Weights of Produce -- Population of the United States -- Public
Lands — Language of Gems -- Indian Folklore --- Bell Time on Shipboard —
Highest MountainsChinese Wall-Bartholdi's Statue of Liberty - Population
of Great Britain -- Caste among the Hindoos — Harbors — Bunker Hill Monu-
ment -- Alien Landholders in the U. S. — Government Salary List - Vegetable
Origins — Slavery -- Mardi-Gras --- Mound-Builders — Blue Stockings — Latin
Union – Facts About the Earth – The Sacred Number — Molly Maguires —
U. S. Recruiting Requirements - Army Pay Table -- Navy Pay Table — Navies
of the World – Armed Strength of Europe -- The Stage - State Flowers --
Modern Explosives-- Longest Rivers in the World --Famous Blue Laws--Aver-
age Rainfall in U. S. — Tables of Distances — Historic Minor Political Parties -
Losses in Recent Wars - Exports of Various Countries — About Ships -- Tariff
Rates of Different Countries -- Postage Stamps — White House Weddings —
Fabian Policy - Royal Incomes - Famous Diamonds – Oceans, Seas, Bays, and
Lakes - Single Tax - National Nicknames — Dying Sayings of Famous People
-- Woman Suffrage -- Mottoes of the States — Gotham - Ships of the U. S. Navy
- Remarkable Caves - Number of Pensioners in the U.S. - Great Eastern -
Yellowstone Park — The Golden Fleece – Strasburg Clock - Patents Issued --
Nihilism - Tammany — Rainbow - Associated Press — Distances Between Euro-
pean Cities - Grocer's Table— Pilgrim Fathers and Mothers-Nautical Vocabulary

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