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. 1899 edition. Excerpt: ..."Unwhipped "--Jackson always came off victorious in all his duels and military campaigns. "Mocked "--Van Buren was appointed by ...Read MoreThis 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. 1899 edition. Excerpt: ..."Unwhipped "--Jackson always came off victorious in all his duels and military campaigns. "Mocked "--Van Buren was appointed by Jackson as U. S. Minister to England. The United States Senate rejected his nomination. This political insult secured much sympathy for him, and helped to make him President. "Hard-cider" was a party watchword during Harrison's campaign for the Presidency. "Rudderless "--Tyler often changed his political views, and finally turned against the United States Government, of which he had been Chief Executive. "Realm-extender"--during Polk's administration the United States acquired the territory embracing California, Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas. "Warproof "--Taylor was a successful warrior. "Licenser "--Fillmore's administration passed the Fugitive Slave Law, which enabled the Southern masters to recapture runaway slaves. "Looming "---during Pierce's term the cloud of civil war was looming up in the distance. "Lecompton" constitution of Kansas was a pro-slavery document which Buchanan favoured. "Agitation" preceded and attended Lincoln's inauguration, and finally culminated in the civil war. "Shall "---Johnson made use of the imperative "shall" in regard to the removal of Edwin M. Stanton, for which attempt he was afterward sought to be impeached. "Chapultepec " was the battle in which Grant entered upon that career of military achievement which secured him two Presidential terms. "Cocoa" was characteristic of the drinks allowed at Hayes's table at the White House. No wine was tolerated. "Fatal" was Guiteau's shot to Garfield. "After "--although Tyler, Fillmore, Johnson, and Arthur became Presidents on the death of their chiefs, yet only Arthur succeeded to the Presidency in 1881, which is indicated by the first two...Read Less
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170 pages. Hardcover, no dustjacket. good condition. PSYCHOLOGY. Argues that Memory is not a separate faculty whose office it is to carry the recollective burdens of the other faculties-but that Memory is a Physiological and Psychological property of each mental act, and that such act retains the traces and of its own action, and that there are as many memories as there are kinds of mental action, and that, therefore, Memory is always concrete, although for convenience sake, we do speak of it in the abstract, and that consequently all Memory improvement means improve of the Action or Manner of Action of the Mental powers. (Key Words: Memory, Habit, How To Books, Brain, Psychology, Thought, A. Loisette).
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