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This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 523 pages of information about The Promise of American Life.

Steffens, Lincoln, 163.

Sterilization of criminals, 345.

Strikes, 127-128, 392.

Suffrage,
  advantages and disadvantages of a limited, 198-199.

Supreme Court,
  power of the, 132-133;
  success of, in the American political system, 134;
  question of life tenure of office of judges of, 200.

T

Taft, President, 135.

Tammany Hall, 125, 151.

Tariff,
  an example of class legislation, 191;
  Federal authorities responsible for, 274;
  first duty of United States to revise, 305.

Tariff reform, 142-143.

Taxation,
  remedying excessive profits of corporations by, 370;
  as a weapon of municipalities against monopolies, 374;
  use of power of, to equalize distribution of wealth and raise money
      for governmental expenses, 381;
  of inheritances, 382-385;
  of incomes, 384-385;
  real estate and saloon, 385.

Tax systems,
  state, chaotic condition of, 318.

Technical schools,
  growth of, 429-430.

Tobacco manufacture,
  regulation of, by government, 379.

Tolstoy,
  pernicious results of triumph of democracy of, 282;
  led into error by brotherly feelings, 453.

Trade schools, 391.

Tradition,
  force of accumulated national, in forming a people into a state,
      227, 259;
  the national, of England, Germany, France, and America, 267-270;
  necessity of emancipation of nations from, 279.

Trust funds,
  evils of, 383-384.

Trusts.
  See Corporations.

U

Un-Americanism,
  the reforming spirit wrongly called, 49.

Unification, of Germany by Bismarck, 247-249;
  wars which helped toward, were justifiable, 256.

Unionism, labor.
  See Labor unions.

United States Steel Corporation,
  lease of ore lands by, 114.

V

Vienna, Treaty of, 225.

Virtue,
  the principle of democracy, 454.

Voting,
  for state representatives, 329;
  American systems of, 341-343.

W

Wage-earners,
  increasing standard of living for, 206;
  weakness of socialistic programme for, 210-211.
  See Labor unions.

War of 1812 and its lessons, 53-55.

Wars,
  justifiability of, 255-256;
  likelihood of more, before establishment of a stable European
      situation, 257.

Washington,
  foreign policy contained in Farewell Address of, 290.

Wealth,
  necessity of opportunity for acquiring, 203;
  improvement in the distribution of, 209-210;
  distribution of, in France, 244-245;
  equalization of distribution of, by graduated inheritance tax, 381-385.

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