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Grammars, Histories, and Minor Text-books 373
In 1832, also, Noah Webster put forth a school History of the United States^ to which was " prefixed a brief Account of our [English] Ancestors, from the dispersion at Babel, to their Migration to Amer­ica." The book ends with the adoption of the Constitution, because, as Mr. Webster explains, " An impartial history cannot be published during the lives of the principal persons concerned in the transactions related, without being exposed to the charge of undue flattery or censure; and unless
Destruction of Tea in Boston Harbor,
From Goodrich's A History of the United States.
history is impartial, it misleads the student, and frustrates its proper object." The individuality of the book is farther emphasized by a chapter of "Advice to the Young" — economical, moral and
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