15 STATE NORMAL SCHOOL.
nations, and names and locations of their capitals and chief cities; a good knowledge of the principal river and mountain systems of the earth; the chief industries and products of the principal nations. A minute knowledge of the United States, and particularly of Utah, will be required. The advanced natural geography will furnish needful preparations.
English Grammar, Composition Reading and Spelling. The applicant should be able to recognize and define all the parts of speech and to tell their respective varieties; to decline nouns and pronouns and understand their properties; to compare adjectives and adverbs; to explain regular and irregular, transitive and intransitive verbs, to analyze participial, infinitive and prepositional phrases; and to explain and analyze easy sentences, simple, compound and complex.
The student's knowledge of the use of capital letters and punctuation marks and his ability to compose good sentences will be tested by a short article to be written at the time of examination.
He must be prepared to read clearly and intelligently any selection in any Fifth Reader.
He must be able to spell the words found in the Modern Speller (the book in use in Utah.)
Physiology and Hygiene. Work equivalent to Krohn's. Graded Lessons in Hygiene. The examination will cover, in a general way, the subject of digestion, circulation, the muscles, and respiration.
United States History. There will be required a general knowledge of the Colonial and Revolutionary periods, including the cause of the Revolution and the outline of the most important military campaigns. Among the subjects which should receive careful attention are the Missouri Compromise, the Monroe Doctrine, the Compromise Measure of 1850, the Kansas-Nebraska bill, and causes of the Civil War. The text-book in use in Utah (Thomas, History of the United States) will give sufficient preparation.
Examinations for entrance will be held at the Branch Norman. School in Cedar City, at the opening of the school year.