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Theories of education in early America, 1655-1819.


Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill [1973] .
ISBN 0672514974

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Subjects Education -- Philosophy -- History.
Education -- Philosophy.
Education -- United States -- History.
Education.
PaŐądagogik.
Theorie.
USA.
United States.
Series American heritage series (New York, N.Y.)
Description xxxvii, 442 pages 21 cm.
Copyright Date [1973]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages xxix-xxxvi).
Contents Benjamin Rush on republican education (1786) -- Benjamin Rush on women's education (1787) -- Noah Webster's plea for an American language (1789) -- Samuel Harrison Smith's prize essay (1798) -- Thomas Jefferson's republican philosophy of education (1813) -- Thomas Jefferson on the moral instinct of man (1814) -- Thomas Jefferson's design for his state university -- The Rockfish Gap Report (1818) -- De Witt Clinton on educating New York City's poor children (1805) -- Clinton champions the Lancasterian plan (1809) -- Archibald De Bow Murphey's comprehensive plan for North Carolina (1817) -- Joseph C. Cabell questions the Lancasterian system (1819) -- Daniel Webster's argument for Dartmouth College (1819) -- John Marshall's opinion in the Dartmouth College case (1819).
Charles Chauncy on liberal learning (1655) -- Cotton Mather on teaching children at home (1702) -- "A master in our Israel": Cotton Mather on Ezekiel Cheever and teaching (1708) -- Benjamin Wadsworth's well-ordered family (1712) -- John Clarke's classical program of studies (1730) -- Isaac Watts on improving the mind (1741) -- Isaac Watts on the prudential education of youth (1751) -- Lord Kames's educated man anticipates the Jeffersonian view (1781) -- William Livingston and William Smith Jr.: the challenge to sectarian education (1753) -- Thomas Clap defends the sectarian college (1754) -- Benjamin Franklin and the theme of self-improvement (1732) -- Benjamin Franklin's useful English curriculum (1751) -- John Witherspoon on training children and their parents (1775) -- David Ramsay on the arts and sciences in a new republic (1778) -- Thomas Jefferson's bill for the diffusion of knowledge (1778).
Genre History.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)483484
(OCoLC)ocm00483484
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WorldCat Identities Smith, Wilson 1922-
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