HISTORY OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE
2. State the circumstances that gave rise to the War of the Succession
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7. What was the occasion and the date of the solo Consulate of Pom perns ?
8. What is the exact meaning of the term Triumvirate ? Is the term applied witli equal precision to each of the two combinations usually described by it ? 9. Mention, with the date of each event, some'of the
Roman Emperors who were either killed in battle or taken prisoners.
10. Give some account of Zenobia, and mention the time at which she lived and the most distin- guished of her contemporaries.
11. What was the date of the invasion of Italy by Radagiesus ? By whom was it repulsed, and what were its permanent effects ?
12. What were the principal dioceses of the Western
Prefecture ? State the circumstances and the
time of their respective separation from the
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3. Explain the objects of Jacobitism in England, Scotland, and Ireland, respectively.
4. State the immediate circumstances that led to the Union with Scotland.
5. Mention the principal political writers of the reign of Queen Anne, and notice briefly the more im- portant of their respective works.
6. Enumerate, with their respective dates, the princi- pal ministers who held office under the first two Georges.
7. State the circumstances that gave rise to the Seven Years War.
8. State briefly the origin of the East India Company, and the circumstances and the date of the com- mencement of its political power.
9. How -were the affairs of tho East India Company- connected with the American Revolution ?
10. Enumerate the principal British Colonies and Dependencies acquired in the seventeenth and the eighteenth centuries respectively.
11. Who were the seven great " Captains of Industry "
in England during the latter half of the eight- eenth century, and what were their respective services ?
12. State briefly the circumstances in which Mr. Pitt's first administration commenced and terminated;
and the two periods, with their respective dates, into which it was divided.
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CONSTITUTIONAL AND LEGAL HISTORY.
1. State tho modes prescribed by law for the expression of the Royal Will in each of the leading branches of the Prerogative.
2. State some analogies in other portions of our lawr
to the principle that the Royal. Will is expressible only through the prescribed forms.
3. What according to Mr. Hallam is the cardinal principle of Toryism ?
4. Explain the nature and the causes of the reaction towards Toryism in the time of George I I I . 6. On what occasion was tho power of the King to
hear and determine in his owrn person disputed questions of right discussed, and with what result ?
6. What is the evidence that Parliamentary represen- tation commenced in the year 1265 and not earlier ?
7. What is the first legislative recognition of our legislature in its present form ? What is re- markable in the words of this enactment?
8. What is the latest statutory provision against tax- ation without consent of Parliament ?
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What were the acknowledged constitutional privi- leges of the House of Commons at the accession 10. What was the gre.it privilege of the Commons
which was disputed by Elizabeth, and "what were the principal occasions on which this eontest arose ?
11. What was the extent of the jurisdiction claimed by the House of Lords after the Restoration ? 12. What wrere the two principal disputes between the
two Houses of Parliament in tho reign of Charles I I . on the subject of the Lords' jurisdiction, and what was the result in each case ?
(Professor U e a m . )
1. What are the several meanings which may be assigned to the expression Political Economy ?
0 In what respects do the wants of man differ from those of the lower animals ?
3. Some writers have maintained that the pleasure derived from labour is a principal motive to industry. How- can this ' opinion be supported or disoroved ?
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4. State the conditions favourable to energy of labour.
5. What is the theoretical annual death rate in England ? What is the lowest actual death rate and what is the average death rate over the whole country ?
6. What is the relation of soil and of climate respec- tively to human labour ?
7. What are the conditions enumerated by Adam Smith of good inland navigation ?
8. I t has been observed that " t h e office of man in relation to the external world is that of Engineer."
Explain this proposition.
9. Mr. Mill remarks that " the growth of Capital is like that of population." How ?
10. State the circumstances favourable to the increase of inventions.
11. What according to Mr. Mill is " the peculiar characteristic of civilized man" ?
12. What is the double function of Exchange ?
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L A W . — P i l l I .(Mr. Chapman.)
1. Give a definition of a contract, and enumerate the several kinds of contract recognized by the law of England.
2. What is the legal import of the word " parol," and state to what it is properly opposed. Describe an ambiguity which has arisen out of the loose em- ployment of tbc word.
3. Though an infant cannot as a general rule bind himself by his contracts, he may do so for neces- saries, according to his degree or station in life : Case (a.) A lends money to an infant to purchase
necessaries, and the money is so applied:
Case (h.) An infant, not otherwise provided, pur- chases necessaries. A afterwards pays for them, or furnishes money to pay for them, and it is correctly applied :
What is the rule as to A's right to recover in the two cases ? Give the reason for your answer in each case.
4. An infant may, when he attains his majority, ratify his contracts made during his minority. State what is necessary to render such ratification bind- ing. Mention the statute on the subject, and state what is the rule as to consideration.
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