The American Magazine of Civics Volume 7

The American Magazine of Civics Volume 7

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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. 1895 edition. Excerpt: ...or election officer in the performance of his duty." AMERICAN INSTITUTE Dr. Carlos Martyn, member A. I. C. OF CIVICS. Corps of Lecturers, late pastor Sixth Presby terian Church, Chicago, is delivering in that city a course of thirteen lectures on " Municipal Reform." George Alexander Bitter, A. I. C., Nauvoo, Illinois, calls attention to the fact that a law requiring the national flag to be kept floating over all schoolhouses in Illinois is now in force. He describes the fee system of certain officials in that state as "rotten to the core," and refers to other civic evils. But " with the Civic Federation working in Chicago, with similar organizations working in other cities, and the A. I. C. working everywhere," he thinks the outlook for the future full of hope. The Work Of The A. I. C.--The Pathfinder, Washington, D. C., refers appreciatively to the A. I. C., as follows: '"Good government through good citizenship, 'is the motto of this patriotic association of eminent citizens, whose aim is to organize and promote efforts in the direction of good citizenship through intelligence and good morals. This great institute now has a national body of 2,000 councilors, men actively cooperating in different parts of the country. It has associates in the faculties of 250 colleges, a national corps of 235 lecturers, and extensive educational and publishing agencies. In the latter department it has issued in the last ten years the equivalent of about 18,000,000 pages of octavo matter. It is worthy of note that all of ita extended and useful work has been accomplished without salaried officers and in sole dependence on the spirit of citizenship which it seeks to foster, and has done so much to develop." Corps Of Lecturers.--Associations of citizens in any part...show more

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  • Paperback | 248 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 449g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236671589
  • 9781236671585