Cyclopedia Of Law (volume 2)

Paperback | February 5, 2012

byCharles Erehart Chadman

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1912. Excerpt: ... QUESTIONS FOR STUDENTS. The questions are numbered to correspond with the sections in this book. The answers and references for further study may be obtained by referring to the corresponding sections. CHAPTER I. 51. What may be said as to the rapid development of the United States? 52. In whose possession did Columbus find the New World? What particular significance to the Old World did this discovery have? 53. What nations established colonies in America? 54. Describe the English colonies in America. 55. How and when was the first written Constitution adopted? 56. What was the New England Confederation? 57. What colonies had proprietary governments? 58. Explain, and distinguish between, Provincial, Charter and Proprietary government. 59. What were the grounds of dispute with England? 60. Describe the first attempt to unite the colonies. 61. Why was the attempt of Parliament to tax the colonies resisted? 62. When and why was the Colonial Congress called? 63. What taxes were levied upon the colonists after the repeal of the Stamp Act? 64. What was the date and purpose of the first Continental Congress? 65. Describe the circumstances under which the second Continental Congress met. 66. State all you can in regard to the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. 67. What may be said of the Declaration as fundamental law? 68. When and by whom were the Articles of Confederation adopted and ratified? 69. What sort of a union did the Articles form? What powers were given to the Congress? 70. Explain the defects in the Articles in respect to the formation af a practical central government. 71. 72. What attempts were made to revise the Articles of Confederation? 73. What was the purpose of the Philadelphia, or Constitutional Convention? When and for how long d...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1912. Excerpt: ... QUESTIONS FOR STUDENTS. The questions are numbered to correspond with the sections in this book. The answers and references fo...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:198 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.42 inPublished:February 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217825931

ISBN - 13:9780217825931

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