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United States

  • Frederick Martin
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

The form of government of the United States is based on the constitution of September 17, 1787, to which ten amendments were made on December 15, 1791; an eleventh amendment on January 8, 1798; a twelfth amendment on September 25, 1804; and a thirteenth amendment on December 18, 1865.

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Statistical and other Books of Reference concerning the United States

1. Official Publications

  1. Acts of Congress relating to Loans and the Currency from 1842 to 1867 inclusive. 8. New York, 1867.Google Scholar
  2. Agriculture of the United States in 1860, compiled from the original returns of the Eighth Census, under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior, C. G. Kennedy, Superintendent of the Census. 4. Washington, 1865.Google Scholar
  3. Commercial Eelations. Report of the Secretary of State on the Commercial Relations of the United States with Foreign Countries for the year ended September 30, 1866. 8. Washington, 1867.Google Scholar
  4. Commerce. of the United States. Statistics of the Foreign and Domestic Commerce of the United States, embracing an Historical Review and Analysis of Foreign Commerce from the beginning of the Government; the present internal Commerce between the Mississippi and Atlantic States; the Orerland Trade and Communication with the Pacific States; the Productions and Exchanges of the Gold and Silver Districts; the Commerce of the Pacific Coast and the Internal Relations of the Northern Frontier of the United States. Communicated by the Secretary of the Treasury in answer to a resolution of the Senate of the United States, March 12,. 1863. 8. Washington, 1865.Google Scholar
  5. Manufactures of the United States in 1860. Compiled from the original returns of the eighth census, under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior. 4. Washington, 1866.Google Scholar
  6. Report of the Commissioner of Agriculture for the Year 1866. 8. Washington, 1867.Google Scholar
  7. Report on Emigration by a Select Committee of the Chamber of Commerce of the State of New York, January 5, 1865.Google Scholar
  8. With Appendix, containing Documents and Tabular Statements referred to in the Report. 8. New York, 1866.Google Scholar
  9. Report of the Secretary of the Navy, with an Appendix containing Reports from officers. December, 1866. 8. Washington, 1867.Google Scholar
  10. Report of the Secretary of the Treasury on the state of the Finances for the Year 1866. 8. Washington, 1867.Google Scholar
  11. Report of the Secretary of War, 1860. 8. Washington, 1867.Google Scholar
  12. Report by Mr. Burnley, H. M.’s Secretary of Embassy, on the Iron and Steel Trade of the United States, dated Washington, March 5, 1866; in ‘ Reports of H. M.’s Secretaries of Embassy.’ No. 13. 8. London, 1866.Google Scholar
  13. Reports of Messrs. Hemans, Murray, Donohoe, Archibald, and Kortright, British Consuls at Buffalo, Portland, New Orleans, New York, and Philadelphia, on the Trado and Commerce of the United States in 1864 and 1865; in, New York, and Philadelphia, on the Trado and Commerce of the United States in 1864 and 1865; in ‘ Commercial Reports received at the Foreign Office.’ 8. London, 1866.Google Scholar
  14. Report by Mr. Stuart, H. M.’s Secretary of Embassy, on the Revenue, Expenditure, and Public Debt of the United States, dated February 22, 1864; in ‘Reports of H. M.’s Secretaries of Embassy.’ No. VII. London, 1864.Google Scholar
  15. Statistical Tables relating to Foreign Countries. Fob Part X. London, 1866.Google Scholar

2. Nox-Official Publications

  1. Abbott (John S. C.), History of the Civil War in America. 2 vols. 8. New York, 1867.Google Scholar
  2. Barbce (Dr. W. J.), the Cotton Question. the Production, Export, Manufacture, and Consumption of Cotton. 12. New York, 1867.Google Scholar
  3. Benton (T. II.), History of the Working of the American Government for Thirty Years. 2 vols. 8. New York, 1861.Google Scholar
  4. Bishop (J. Leander), History of American Manufactures from 1608 to 1860, exhibiting the Origin and Growth of the Principal Mechanic Arts and Manufactures from the earliest Colonial period to the adoption of the Constitution, and comprising Annals of the Industry of the United States in Machinery, Manufactures, and useful Arts. 2 vols. 8. Philadelphia, 1864.Google Scholar
  5. Boynton (C. 15.), The Four Great Powers: England, France, Russia, and America. Their Policy, Resources, and Probable Future. By Rev. C. B. Boynton, D.D., Professor at the United States Naval Academy, Chaplain of the House of Representatives. 8. Cincinnati, 1866.Google Scholar
  6. Distunull (J.), United States Register; or, Bluo Book for 1867: containing a List of Officers of the United States, the Census for 1860, and Political and Statistical Information relating to the States and Territories. 12. New York, 1867.Google Scholar
  7. Goss (Rev. C. C.), Statistical History of the First Century of American Methodism, with a summary of the origin and present operations of other denominations. 16. New York, 1866.Google Scholar
  8. Jlock (Carl Freiherr v.), Die Finanzen und die Finanzgeschichte der Yercinigten Staaten von Amerika. 8. Stuttgart, 1867.Google Scholar
  9. Homans (J. Smith), Banker’s Magazine and Statistical Register. New York, 1867.Google Scholar
  10. Lanman (Charles), Dictionary of the United States Congress, compiled as a Manual of Reference for the Legislator and Statesman. 3rd ed. revised and brought down to July 28, 1866. 8. Washington, 1867.Google Scholar
  11. Macpherson (E.), The Political History of the United States of America during the Great Rebellion from 1860 to 1864. 8. Washington, 1864.Google Scholar
  12. Nast (Dr. Wilhelm), Der hundertjahrigo Bestand des Amerikanischen Methodismus. Cincinnati, 1866.Google Scholar
  13. Baymond (Hon. Henry J.), The Life and State Papers of Abraham Lincoln, late President of the United States; including his Speeches, Addresses, Messages, Letters, and Proclamations. 8. New York, 1865.Google Scholar
  14. Sanger (George P.), The Statutes at Large: Treaties and Proclamations of the United States of America. From December 1863 to December 1865. Arranged in chronological order and carefully collated with the originals at Washington. Boston, 1866.Google Scholar
  15. Schoolcraft (Henry R.), Historical and Statistical Information respecting the History, Condition, and Prospects of the Indian Tribes of the United States. Collected and prepared under the direction of the Bureau of Indian Affairs. 6 vols. 4. Philadelphia, 1851-60.Google Scholar
  16. Wedgwood (William B.), the Government and Laws of the United States. Comprising a complete and comprehensive view of the use, progress, and present organisation of the State and National Governments. 8. New York, 1866.Google Scholar
  17. Wllson (Henry), Military Measures of the United States Congress, 18611865. By Henry Wilson, Chairman of the Committee on Military Affairs. 8. New York, 1866.Google Scholar

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