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American Idea (Family in America Ser.)

Commander, Lydia K.

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ISBN 10: 0405038550 / ISBN 13: 9780405038556
Published by Ayer Co Pub, 1972
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Title: American Idea (Family in America Ser.)

Publisher: Ayer Co Pub

Publication Date: 1972

Book Condition: Very Good

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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. 1907 Excerpt: ... APPENDIX. Chapter I.--Has The Small Family Become An American Ideal? 'Elkanah Watson's prediction of population for 1900, made in 1815, was 100,235,985. ("Discussions in Economics and Statistics," Francis A. Walker, p. 120.) The early population doubled by natural increase once in every twenty-three years. ("Emigration and Immigration," Richmond Mayo-Smith, p. 39.) See also "The Weak Spot in the American Republic," by J. Weston, in "The Nineteenth Century and After," December, 1902. 'New York papers, February 12, 1903. Harvard Graduates' Magazine, March, 1903. President M. Carey Thomas, of Bryn Mawr, says that while only 50 per cent. of college women marry, "college has nothing whatever to do with it.... because the college women of the past have come from classes in which only 50 per cent. of the women do marry." (Address before the General Federation of Women's Clubs, St. Louis, May 20, 1904.) MissThomas does not disprove the statement that college women are disinclined to matrimony, she simply shows that another and larger class of intelligent women, the near relatives of college women, are equally inclined to remain single. Interviews in New York papers, February 13,1905. 'Popular Science Monthly, May, 1903. "Education Not the Cause of Race Decline," Popular Science Monthly, June, 1903. 7' 'Increasing Sterility of American Women," Journal of the American Medical Association, October 5, 1901. "Decreasing Fecundity of Americans," Philadelphia Medical Journal, January 18, 1902. "The American Birth and Death Rates," Boston Medical and Surgical Journal, May 15, 1902. "Our Declining Birthrate," Fred A. Bushee, Ph.D., Clark College, Popular Science Monthly, August, 1903. New York World interview, February 4, 1903. 1 "Such instances are frequently reported in ...

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