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The written Constitution of the United States and Eng-

land's unwritten Constitution......

17

The President, Senate, House of Representatives, and Su-

preme Court.-Not English..

19

How regarded by English statesmen..

20

The state constitutions more important as showing the

growth of American institutions

22

Their development and provisions..

23

Distribution of land in England, and its effects.—Primo-

geniture ...

25

Obstacles to its alienation.-No recording system.

26

Enclosure of English common lands....

27

England entering on an era of change..

Distribution of land in the United States. Its importance. 29

Popular education in America.—Its early date..

30

Popular education in England.—Its recent date.

32

Opposition of the governing classes...

33

Public libraries in England and America.

35

Free high schools and colleges.....

36

Defects in English university education.- Why American

students go to the Continent....

38

Rapid progress of American colleges..

41

Local self-government.—The English system incomprehen-

sible.....

42

The American system, township, county, and state...... 44

Importance of the townships.—The system not English... 45

Religious liberty in England and America.-Date of its

introduction...

47

Freedom of the press.-Date of its introduction...... 48

The written ballot.— Date of its introduction....

51

English and American charitable institutions contrasted... 54

Prison reforms.-Debt of England to America..

55

America's reformatory institutions copied in Europe.. 57

America's legal system and its origin....

59

Opposition of the colonists to English jurisprudence. 61-

Modern jurisprudence derived from the Roman law..... 63

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