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How far
to pursue
the subject.
Choose typical subject

6. Vivid description of the first
voyage of the "Clermont."

7. Representation of the Clermont and
comparison of it with modern steam
boats. (At beginning find out what
the class know of steamboats)

To present this subject fully will
require four recitations of 45 min.
each.

This story of Fulton and his boat
is suited to a 5th grade class in
history; they having previously
studied the geography of N.Y.

It is not right to pursue a subject
so far as to lead into doubtful
fields of other subjects.

Interest depends very largely on
the abundance of detail. If the subject
pursued is a typical one and
the details given contribute to the

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