Carpenter's Geographical Reader: North America

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The purpose of this book is to give to its readers a living knowledge of some of the wonders of the country and continent in which they live. Upon a personally conducted tour they are taken by the author through the most characteristic parts of the North American continent. They travel through the United States, British America, Mexico, and Central America, studying the most interesting features of life and work among the people of each country, learning how they are governed, and what they do in order to live. Much information is also given concerning the natural resources and the physical features of the countries visited. (From the preface) (8 hr 19 min)


Preface 3:28 Read by MaryAnn
General View of North America 10:11 Read by BettyB
In our National Capital 10:02 Read by BettyB
A Visit to the President and to the Halls of Congress 12:52 Read by John Demetre
The Departments of the Government 15:34 Read by John Demetre
Baltimore and our Oyster Beds 5:22 Read by J. M. Smallheer
In Philadelphia -- A Visit to the Mint 9:42 Read by J. M. Smallheer
New York and Some of its Wonders 11:56 Read by BettyB
Our Foreign Commerce 15:08 Read by BettyB
New England -- Commerce and Manufactures 13:58 Read by BettyB
Among the Mountains and Lakes of New England 9:17 Read by BettyB
In Boston 11:45 Read by BettyB
From New England South by Steamer 15:03 Read by BettyB
In the Land of Cotton 14:35 Read by realisticspeakers
Among the Ricefields 8:14 Read by BettyB
A Visit to a Turpentine Farm 8:34 Read by BettyB
Florida and its Orange Groves 7:13 Read by Garth Burton
Through the Mississippi Jetties to New Orleans 11:59 Read by BettyB
A Visit to a Sugar Plantation 11:33 Read by realisticspeakers
Up the Mississippi River to St. Louis 12:35 Read by BettyB
Indian Corn and the Corn Belt 7:32 Read by realisticspeakers
A Visit to a Great Wheat Farm 10:48 Read by BettyB
A Journey on the Great Lakes 11:40 Read by BettyB
The Iron and Copper Mines of Lake Superior 9:02 Read by J. M. Smallheer
Life in the Lumber Regions 7:40 Read by Paige Al Qasem
Our Great Cities on the Lakes 8:20 Read by BettyB
A Visit to Niagra Falls 10:47 Read by BettyB
Travels in the Oil Regions 13:20 Read by BettyB
Travels in the Coal Regions 11:45 Read by BettyB
Pittsburg and its Iron Works 10:41 Read by BettyB
The Greatest Lake Port in the World 13:15 Read by MaryAnn
The Wonders and Treasures of the Rocky Mountain Region 10:21 Read by BettyB
A Visit to a Gold Mine 10:11 Read by J. M. Smallheer
A Day in a Silver Mine 11:40 Read by J. M. Smallheer
Across the Rockies to Salt Lake 10:48 Read by BettyB
The Fairyland of California 12:59 Read by Andrea Kotzer
San Francisco and the Chinese 6:45 Read by BettyB
The Pacific Northwest 8:16 Read by BettyB
The Yellowstone National Park 8:06 Read by BettyB
Amolng the Indians 11:20 Read by BettyB
Alaska and the Seal Islands 12:25 Read by BettyB
British America 11:53 Read by BettyB
The Cities of Canada 16:25 Read by BettyB
Spanish North America -- Mexico 12:11 Read by BettyB
Travels in Mexico 13:18 Read by BettyB
Central America 8:51 Read by BettyB