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THE

VOTER’S TEXT BOOK,

COMPRISING A COLLECTION OF THE MOST IMPORTANT

DOCUMENTS AND STATISTICS,

CONNECTED WITH THE

POLITICAL HISTORY OF AMERICA,

COMPILED FROM OFFICIAL RECORDS, WITH

BIOGRAPHICAL AND HISTORICAL SKETCHES

BY JAMES M. HIATT.

INDIANAPOLIS, IND.:
ASHER, ADAMS & HIGGINS.

Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1868, by

ASHER, ADAMS & HIGGINS, In the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States, for the

District of Indiana.

STEREOTYPED AT THE FRANKLIN TYPE FOUNDRY, CINCINNATI.

Library

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CONTENTS.

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Formation of the Original Union.........

Population of the United States at Decennial Periods....

Declaration of Independence.......

Articles of Confederation and perpetual Union..........

Constitution of the United States, and Amendments .......

Washington's Addresses.....

Missouri Compromise of 1820.

Fugitive Slave Law of 1850..

Kansas and Nebraska Act of 1854...

Ordinance of 1787 .......

Amnesty Proclamation.......

Proposed Crittenden Compromise..

Emancipation Proclamation.......

Letter Explaining the same......

Proclamation of Andrew Jackson.....

History of each of the States.......

Life of Washington .......

Electoral Votes for 1st and 2d terms....
Life of John Adams........
Electoral Votes for 3d term..
Life of Jefferson ........,
Electoral Votes for 4th and 5th terms..
Life of Madison.....
Electoral Votes for 6th and 7th terms.
Life of Monroe............
Electoral Votes for 8th and 9th terms....
Life of John Q. Adams........
Electoral Votes for 10th term................
Life of Jackson.......
Electoral Votes for 11th and 12th terms......

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