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1850-1877: Education

1850-1877: Chapter Six: Education






Beyond the One-Room Schoolhouse 152

Common Schools and the Industrial Order 154

Teacher Training 154

The Feminization of Teaching 155

Guardians of Moral Virtue 157

A House Divided: North vs. South 157

Let Us Learn 159

Immigration 160

Kindergarten, High School, and the Land Grant College 162

Developing Young Minds 163

Libraries 164

Postwar South 165

Textbooks and Race 167


Henry Barnard 168

William T. Harris 170

Elizabeth Palmer Peabody 171

George Peabody 172

Mary Smith Peake 173

Edward Austin Sheldon 174

Calvin Henderson Wiley 175


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