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Appendices I‑L

This webpage reproduces an appendix to
The History of West Point

by
William F. H. Godson

Philadelphia, 1934

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Appendix N

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p101 Appendix M

1900. Weight assigned each subject. Table for 20‑year periods.1

1820

1840

1860

1880

1900

Engineering 2.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0
Natural Philosophy 2.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0
Mathematics 2.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 4.0
Drawing 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.25
French 0.5 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.5
Chemistry 1.5 1.5
Mineralogy and Geology 2.0 1.5 0.75 2.25
Tactics:

Infantry

1.5

Artillery

1.0 1.5 1.0 0.75

Cavalry

Conduct 1.0 2.0 1.25
English:

Ethics

0.5

Geography

0.5

History

1.0

English

0.5

Rhetoric

2.0

Ethics

Law

1.5 1.5 1.5

Logic

1.0

Law

1.0

Grammar

1.0
Ordnance 1.0
Gunnery 1.0 1.0
Spanish 1.0 0.75 0.85
Practical Engineering 0.45
Military Efficiency 1.30
Military Deportment 0.20

Godson's Note:

1 Report of Colonel T. E. Tillman in Centennial, U. S. M. A., Vol. I, p232.


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