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CONTENTS. ._

PAOB.

Portrait or Capt. Alden Partridob **

1. United States Military Academy At West Point 65T

Law And Regulations Respecting Admission Of Cadets, 659

Report of Visitor* for 1863, 662

Extract—Conditioni &nd Mode of Appointment discussed 669

1. Number, .' 668

2. Age 662

3. School Attainment! 663

4. Modes of Appointment,.... 665

Selection by individual Nomination nnd Appointment 665

Proportion of Graduates, nnd Failure* to Number Admitted 665

Selection by Competitive Examination, 666

Objections Considered, 667

Experience of France and England, 670

Anticipated results on the Academy and Education generally, 672

Influence of the present system on the Discipline and Instruction 673

Modifications recommended 675

Table—Total Number of Cadets Admitted, Graduated, and Failed, &c 677

Conditions and Mode of Admission to the Polytechnic School of France, 673

It. Alden Partridob, 683

Memorial to Congress on the subject of the Military Academy at West Point, 683

Objections—institution aristocratic and a monopoly, 683

* "unconstitutional, 684

'* "unnecessary, 685

Popular impressions of West Point, 688

HI. Military System And Education In Switzerland, 680

Outline of Military System, be, 680

Instruction of Officers 692

Juvenile Cadet Corps, 689

Swiss Cadet Festival, 695

Target Shooting 700

Festival of the Swiss Sharp-shooters in 1859, 701

IV Staff School In System Op Military Education, 711

Stafp School Op Austria, 711

Duties of the Staff in Austrian Army, 711

Admission, 712

Specimen of Questions at Entrance Examination, 714

Course of Instruction, - 714

Specimen of Report of Examination, 716

Pass*

V. The State And Education— Second Article, T. 717

Lycurgus—Epicletus—A riitotle—Cicero 717

Dinier—Montesquieu—Guizot, 718

Sir Thomai More— Milton— Wordsworth—Southey 719

Adam Smith—Mill—Macaulny—Brougham, 720

Everett—Cushing—Duihnell—Mann 733

VI. History Of Common Schools In Connecticutcontinued, 725

Period V. From 1842 to 1845, 726

Report of Committee in 1844 727

Act appointing Superintendent in 1845 731

Period VI. From 1845 to 1§49 731

First Annual Report of Superintendent, 1846, 733

VII. Schools As Tiiky Were Sixty Years Aoo, 737

Country Schools in Massachusetts—Letter to Editor— Salem Town 737

Phillips Academy, Massachusetts—Letter to Editor—Josiah Quincy, 740

Country Schools in Pennsylvania—Letter to Editor—Willium Darlington, 741

Boston Schooli prior to 1800—Edward Everett, and others, 745

Philadelphia—Lang Syne, 743

An Old Field Academy in Virginia—John Davis, 748

Schools hi Delaware—Robert Coram 759

VIII. Normal Schools Or Teachers' Seminaries, 753

Historical Notes—European Institutions, 753

^ " '* American, 756

Address by Edward Everett, 758

Name, Origin, and Objects of the Normal School, 758

Course of Instruction 764

IX. Francis Wayland 771

Portrait, *. 1

Memoir—Educational Labors and Publications, 771

Education and training for his life-work, 779

Experience as a Teacher,. 779

Experience as n Preacher and Pastor, 773

Experience as President of Brown University 774

Growth of the University under his Presidency 775

Plan for extending the Course of Instruction 779

Educntionitl Publications, 785

Report on Reorganization of Public Schools of Providence, 786

Discourse on opening Providence Athenscum, 786

Suggestions on Theological Education 790

Tribute to his Teachers, President Nott and Prof. Stuart 799

Character and Educational Labors of Dr. Arnold, 795

JL. Intellkctial Education—Its Object And Methods 801

Discourse before American Institute of Instruction in 1830. By Francis Wayland,... 801

XI. ScnooL Architecture, 818

Plans of Public School-houses in Philadelphia, 824

Historical and Statistical Data or Public Schools, 818

Illustrations—Jefferson Grammar School 824

M North East Grammar School 826

11 Wnrren Grammar School, 828

•* Glenwood School 829

•» Central High School for Boys 830

11 Girls High and Normal School, 634

Dedicatory Exercises—Addresses by G. B. Emerson, and G. F. Thayer, 836

"" "President Wayland, and Dr. Osgood, 842

Rules Tor Care Op School-house And Good Behaviour 849

Regulations of Cbauncey Hull School, Boston 849

Lecture on Courtesy, by G F.Thayer 850

Index To Volume XIII., Or New Seriei, Vol. HI., 857

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