A System of Modern Geography: Comprising a Description of the Present State of the World, and Its Five Great Divisions : America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Oceanica, with Their Several Empires, Kingdoms, States, Territories, Etc. : Embellished by Numerous Engravings : Adapted to the Capacity of Youth : Accompanied by an Atlas Containing Thirty-two Maps, Drawn and Engraved Expressly for this Work
E.H. Butler & Company, 1860 - 336 pages
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Page 258 - Ocean, the first thing which strikes us is, that, the north-east and south-east monsoons, which are found the one on the north and the other on...
Page 3 - Revised edition. A System of Modern Geography, comprising a description of the present state of the World, and its five great divisions, America, Europe, Asia, Africa, and Oceanica, with their several Empires, Kingdoms, States, Territories, • &c.
Page 101 - The members of the House of Representatives are elected by the people of the respective States ; and each State is entitled to a number of representatives proportionate to the population of that State.
Page 101 - Constitution in a Congress, consisting of a Senate and House of Representatives. The Senate consists of two members from each State, chosen by the State Legislatures for six years.
Page 21 - What takes place during the earth's yearly motion ? A. A change of seasons. A. The change from winter to spring, from spring to summer, from summer to autumn, and from autumn to winter again.