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INDEX. 259
Mines and mining in Mexico, 158.
Mines, old Spanish, fabulous reports of, 161.
Mining industry of Mexico, obstacles to, 161.
 property, laws regulating, 120.
 properties, owned by Americans, 161.
Missionary work in Mexico, 88, 90, 252.
Money, paper, introduction of, in Mexico, 199.
Monometallism in Mexico, 196.
Monroe doctrine, 73.
 application of, to Mexico, 210.
 practical rejection of, 252.
Mounds, Western, counterparts of, in Mexico, 60.
Museum, "National," of Mexico, 51.
National feeling in Mexico, strength of, 107.
National portrait-gallery of Mexico, 65.
Newspapers in Mexico, 112.
Ores of silver, restriction on exportation, 162.
Orizaba, Mount, 45.
Pauper-labor argument, 140, 147.
Picturesque scenery, 22.
"Peonage" system, 27.
People of Mexico, improvidence of, 31.
 divisions of, 92.
 indifference to progress, 187.
 occupations of, 115.
Petroleum, market for, in Mexico, 244.
Plateau, Mexican, elevation of, 40.
 dryness of, 47.
Plows, Mexican, 126.
 one handle, 126.
Policy, a desirable American, 221.
Popocatapetl, Mount, 41.
Popular assemblages, unknown in Mexico, 105.
Population of Mexico, 48.
"Portango" system of taxation, 180.
Portraits, national, 65.
Potatoes, scarcity of, in Mexico, 132.
Prescott, romance of his narrative, 50.
President of Mexico, term of office, 103.
Press, liberty of, in Mexico, 112, 113.
Prices in Mexico, 146.
Pronunciamentos, influence of railroads on, 229.
Property, small accumulation of, in Mexico, 182.
Protection and free trade in Mexico, 155.
 in the middle ages, 174.
Protective features of the Spanish colonial policy, 63.
Protestant churches of the United States, neglect of Mexico by, 252, 253.
 missions in Mexico, 88, 90.
 neglect of opportunities, 252.
Public opinion in Mexico, what constitutes, 108.
Querétaro, cotton-manufacture at, 150.