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TREASURY DEPARTMENT-BUREAU OF STATISTICS.
METHODS OF GOVERNMENT AND DEVELOPMENT ADOPTED BY THE PRINCIPAL COLONIZING NATIONS IN THEIR CONTROL OF TROPICAL AND
OTHER COLONIES AND DEPENDENCIES.
WITH STATISTICAL STATEMENTS OF THE AREA, POPULATION, COMMERCE,
INCLUDING BIBLIOGRAPHY OF COLONIES AND COLONIZATION PREPARED
BY THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS.
(FROM THE SUMMARY OF COMMERCE AND FINANCE FOR OCTOBER, 1901.]
O. P. AUSTIN,
Chief of Bureau.
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE.
COLONIAL ADMINISTRATION, 1800-1900
Six great questions regarding the methods of governing and developing tropical colonies and their people....
1. What share of the government of the successfully managed colony originates at the seat of the home Government? 1218
2. What share of the administration within the colony is conducted by representatives of the home Government?
3. What steps are taken to improve the material, mental, and moral condition of the people of the colony?.
4. How are habits of industry and thrift inculcated among the natives?.
5. How are the necessary funds for the conduct of the colonial government raised?
6. Commercial and tariff relation between the colonies and their governing countries
Area and population of world's colonies ....
Review of the colonizing experiences of the century.
Share of government conducted in the mother country
Administration at the seat of the home government
British Crown colony system described by Earl Grey.
Government in the colony and the share intrusted to the natives.
Elective franchise in the colonies.
The civil service in the colonies.
Development of the material, mental, and moral condition of the natives
Construction of roads and railways
Telegraphs and telephones in the colonies
Postal facilities in the colonies ..
Methods of intercommunication.
Irrigation in the tropical colonies
How the cost of development is borne.
Systematic study of productive powers
Diversification of industries in tropical colonies
Money and banking in the colonies
Currency and banking systems of the colonies described
Regulations of banking system in the British colonies.
Emigration of capital to the colonies...
Use of chartered companies in modern colonial development...
Laws and law-making in the colonies..
Laws of the world's colonies described....
Educational systems of the world's colonies described
Religion in the world's colonies ...
Economics of colonization: How studied in the colonizing countries
Colonial indebtedness: How created and how met.
Land ownership in the colonies...
Contract labor experiments in tropical colonies
V Labor in Porto Rico and the Philippine Islands
Revenue raising in the world's colonies: Methods described..
Tariff relations of the world's colonies to the mother country
Colonial supply of tropical products for the mother country.
Tropical importations of the temperate zone
Colonies a constant market for manufactures..
Tariffs adjusted to facilitate exchange between colonies and the mother country.
Summarization of the results of the study of colonial methods....
Discussions by distinguished writers and students
Description of each of the world's colonies: Population, area, commerce, revenue, etc..
Statistics of the world's colonies......
Bibliography of colonies and colonization (prepared by Library of Congress).
MAPS.-Colonial system of the world.....
Geographical divisions of the world, 1800-1900.