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D.-LIST OF BRITISH COLONIES, WITH IMPORTS AND EXPORTS.

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APPENDIX II.

QUESTIONS ON THE COLONIES.

SECOND YEAR, 1858.

SEC. I. Draw a map to exhibit (1.) the river system of England; (2.) the temperature of South America; or (3.) draw a general chart, on Mercator's plan, showing the chief ocean currents.

SEC. II. (1.) Give a map of the countries in that part of Asia which is south-east, east, and north-east of British India, with the political divisions. (2.) Give a full account of the British North American Colonies, including all which might be federally united; and explain what federal union means. (3.) Name (in order of date) the colonial settlements made by European powers since the discovery of America and the passage round the Cape of Good Hope.

SEC. III. 1. What are the chief productions drawn from British colonies in Africa? Specify the exports and imports of the several settlements.

FIRST YEAR.

SEC. II. Describe, in words, the coast-line of (1.) Asia from Sin gapore to mouth of Amoor; (2.) Australia, from the Gulf of Carpertaria to King George's Sound; or (3.) Great Britain from Aberdeen to Liverpool.

SECOND YEAR, 1859.

SEC. I. Draw a map of (1.) the West India Islands; (2.) the British possessions in North America; or (3.) Australia and its neighbouring settlements.

SEC. II. (1.) Draw or describe the river system of British India. (2.) Give an account of Ceylon; its physical features, and its exports. SEC. III. (1.) Sketch the history of British settlements in South Africa, and mention their chief natural productions. (2.) Mention all the places from which we import silk, hides, sugar, tallow, flax, wine, tobacco, timber, coffee; and the ports from which, and into which, the goods come.

SEO. IV. (1.) What are the British possessions in Europe? Give a short account of the time and manner of their coming under British rule. (2.) Enumerate British possessions in North America. Describe the way in which they are respectively governed, and their chief commercial products. (3.) What are the chief fields of enterprise for intending emigrants, and what circumstances should decide the choice of a colony?

SEC. V. (1.) Explain why the moon is in our latitude occasionally nearer to the zenith than the sun can ever be. (2.) Give an account of the progress of the tide-wave round the shores of Great Britain. Why are there two tides in twenty-four hours?

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FIRST YEAR.

SEC. III. Draw an outline map of the British possessions in Asia.
SEC. IV. Mention the chief articles of trade with India.

SEC. V. Write notes, and describe the illustrations needed for a lesson on Ceylon.

SECOND YEAR, 1860.

SEC. I. Draw a map of (1.) British possessions in South Africa ; (2.) India; (3.) the New Zealand group.

SEC. II. (1.) Draw or describe the river and lake system of Canada. (2.) Give an account of the colony of Columbia; its natural productions, and the prospective value of the settlement. (3.) Give a full account of the sugar trade.

SEC. III. (1.) The history of the settlements in South and West Australia, or Tasmania. (2.) The nature of our trade with India, both exports and imports. (3.) Classify the British colonies with reference to their climate. Show how this condition affects the progress of colonisation. Compare the colonies in their commercial value to the mother country.

SEC. IV. (1.) The climate, natural productions, and population of British Guiana. (2.) When did Malta become a British possession? What is its chief value to us? Give an account of its government, population, religion, and commercial importance. (3.) The political divisions of Hindostan; its interior mountains and natural features; its government and revenue.

FIRST YEAR.

SEC. III. Draw an outline map of (1.) the Mediterranean; (2.) Central America and the West Indies; or (3.) the British possessions in North America.

SEC. IV. (1.) Give a short account of the settlement of the boundary between Canada and the United States. (2.) Describe the natural productions of Canada; its climate, and the means of transit in the country; the nature and extent of its trade; and its political institutions.

SECOND YEAR, 1861.

SEC. I. Draw a map of (1.) England; (2.) the West Indian Islands; or (3.) Australia.

SEC. II. The natural productions and commerce of (1.) Canada; (2.) India; or (3.) the South African colonies.

SEC. III. Give an account of the trade between Great Britain and the colonies (1.) in wool; (2.) in corn; or (3.) in timber.

SEC. IV. (1.) The history of British colonisation in New Zealand. (2.) The European occupation of Ceylon, and its present value to England. (3.) The trade carried on by ships which pass through the Strait of Malacca.

FIRST YEAR.

SEC. IV. A sketch of the progress of British settlements in South Africa; its divisions, occupations of the people, and relations with

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SECOND YEAR, 1862.

SEC. I. Draw a map of (1.) Great Britain and Ireland; (2.) Cape Colony; or (3.) Canada.

SEC. II. The natural productions and commerce of (1.) Australia; (2.) the West Indian Islands; or (3.) India.

SEC. III. Give an account of the trade between Great Britain and the colonies (1.) in sugar; (2.) in cotton; or (3.) in the metals.

SEC. IV. (1.) The history of the colonisation of South Africa. (2.) The British possessions in South America-their history, productions, and commercial value. (3.) The trade with the West Coast of Africa.

FIRST YEAR.

SEC. IV. (1.) The natural productions of our Indian Empire, and the chief exports and imports. (2.) The growth of the trade with India. (3.) The European settlements in Asia, and the Eastern Archipelago, with an account of the principal articles they export to Europe.

SECOND YEAR, 1863.

SEC. I. Draw a map of (1.) Hindostan; (2.) Canada; or (3.) Great Britain.

SEC. II. Describe in words (1.) the coast-line of Australia; or (2.) the river system of India; or (3.) the coast-line of Ireland.

SEC. III. (1.) What are the chief colonies in Australia, and their exports and imports. (2.) The inhabitants, government, and chief trade of Canada. (3.) All the British settlements in Africa, with an account of the chief trade carried on with each.

FIRST YEAR.

SEO. II. (1.) Write out a list of any six of our colonies, with the date of colonisation in each case, and the chief produce. (2.) Write out notes of a lesson on Canada, or on Australia. (3.) Describe the river Ganges, noting its historical or other associations.

SECOND YEAR, 1865.

SEC. I. (1.) Draw a map of British India; or (2.) Canada, and the provinces which it is proposed to join in confederation. (N.B.-Places must not be indicated by letters or figures referring to a list of names at the side, but the names themselves must be inserted in the map.) SEC. II. Describe, in words, the river system of India.

SEC. III. (1.) The political divisions of the country subject to the Governor-General of India, and an account of the changes recently introduced into the Government of that dependency. (2.) The history of the South African colonies. (3.) The history of British possessions in the West Indies.

SEC. IV. Our commerce with the Australian colonies, and the changes of the last twenty years.

SEC. V. Draw up notes for a lesson to your pupil-teachers on emigration-the advantages or disadvantages of different colonies.

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