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1754-1783: Education

1754-1783: Chapter Five: Education

by BARBARA DEWOLFE

CONTENTS

CHRONOLOGY 118

OVERVIEW 123

TOPICS IN THE NEWS

The Academy and College of Philadelphia 126

Apprenticeship 128

Benjamin Franklins Advice 130

Dr. Brays Associates 130

College Student Life 131

American Colleges 133

Libraries 133

Colonial Circulating Libraries 134

Literacy 135

Childrens Books. 136

Moors Indian Charity School 138

Private Schools 140

Education of Women 141

The Moravian Little Girls School in Salem 142

HEADLINE MAKERS

Anthony Benezet 144

Christopher Dock 145

Sarah Haggar Wheaten Osborn 146

Ezra Stiles 147

PUBLICATIONS 148

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