From Farm Fields to Classrooms: Horace Mann's War for Universal and Compulsory Education for Children

From Farm Fields to Classrooms: Horace Mann's War for Universal and Compulsory Education for Children

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In a remarkably short span of time, American children went from laboring on family farms to spending their days in classrooms. The change came from optimistic reformers like Horace Mann, who in the early 1800s dreamed of education, literacy, and science spreading throughout all levels of American society. But other supporters of universal education had darker motives. They feared the influx of Irish Catholic immigrants and thought they'd bring their papist ideas to the young republic. Only ... Maggiori informazioni

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