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VOLUMES CXXIV. and CXXV.
THE NORTH AMERICAN REVIEW.
Points in American Politics. RICHARD II. DANA, Jr.
Daniel Deronda. EDWIN P. WHIPPLE.
Richard Wagner's Theories of Music. E. GRYZANOWSKI.
The Triumph of Darwinism. Jons FISKE.
The Eastern Question. EDWIN L. GODKIN.
Hon. CHARLES R. BUCKALEW.
The Electoral Commission and its Bearings.
Christian Policy in Turkey. LAURENCE OLIPHANT.
English Arctic Expedition (with Circumpolar Map). Judge CHARLES P. DALY,
The Centenary of Spinoz. SAMUEL OSGOOD, D. D.
The American Constitution. Senator MORTON.
African Explorers (with Maps). LAURENCE OLIPHANT.
The Relations of Debt and Money. ELIZUR WRIGHT.
The Progress of Painting in America. THE Editor
The Electoral Conspiracy. Judge J. S. BLACK.
The War in the East (with Maps). General G. B. McCLELLAN.
The American Constitution Part II. Senator O. P. MORTON
New Russia. M. W. HAZELTINE.
How shall the Nation regain Prosperity? DAVID A. WELLS.
America in Africa. Part I. GILBERT HAVEN,
The "Electoral Conspiracy" Bubble Exploded. E. W. STOUGHTON.
The War in the East (with Maps). Part II. General G. B. MCCLELLAN,
How shall the Nation regain Prosperity? Part II. DAVID A. WELLS
"Fair Wages." A "STRIKER."
Reformed Judaism. Conclusion. FELIX ADLER.
The Recent Strikes. THOMAS A. SCOTT.
Progress in Astronomical Discovery.
Resumption of Specie Payments. Hron MCCULLOCH, Judge W. D. KELLEY, David A. WELLS, General THOMAS EWING, JOSEPH S. ROPES, Secretary SHERMAN.
Cavalier de la Salle. FRANCIS PARKMAN.
The War in the East. General G. B. MCCLELLAN.
The Functions of Unbelief THOMAS HITCHCOCK.
The Southern Question. CHARLES GAYARRÉ, of Louisiana.
Michelangelo and the Buonnarroti Archives. T. ADOLPHUS TROLLOPE
The Situation in France. A PARIS RESIDENT.
How shall the Nation regain Prosperity ? Part III. DAVID A. WELLS.
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Ir is now nearly half a century since the works of De Tocqueville and De Beaumont, founded upon personal observation, brought the institutions of the United States effectually within the circle of European thought and interest. They were cooperators, but not upon an equal scale. De Beaumont belongs to the class of ordinary though able writers: De Tocqueville was the Burke of his age, and his treatise upon America may well be regarded as among the best books hitherto produced for the political student of all times and countries.
But higher and deeper than the concern of the Old World at large in the thirteen colonies, now grown into thirty-eight States, besides eight Territories, is the special interest of England in their condition and prospects.
I do not speak of political controversies between them and us, which are happily, as I trust, at an end. I do not speak of the vast contribution which from year to year, through the operations of a colossal trade, each makes to the wealth and comfort of the other; nor of the friendly controversy, which in its own place it might be well to raise, between the leanings of America to protectionism, and the more daring reliance of the old country upon free and unrestricted intercourse with all the world; nor VOL. CXXVII.--NO. 264
of the menace which, in the prospective development of her re-
Passing by all these subjects, with their varied attractions, I