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Essays on Education in the Early Republic

Edited by Frederick Rudolph

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ISBN 9780674864597

Publication Date: 01/01/1965

389 pages

Belknap Press

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  • Introduction [Frederick Rudolph]
  • A Note on This Edition
  • 1. A Plan for the Establishment of Public Schools and the Diffusion of Knowledge in Pennsylvania; To Which Are Added, Thoughts upon the Mode of Education, Proper in a Republic. Addressed to the Legislature and Citizens of the State [Benjamin Rush]
  • 2. Thoughts upon Female Education, Accommodated to the Present State of Society, Manners, and Government in the United States of America [Benjamin Rush]
  • 3. On the Education of Youth in America [Noah Webster]
  • 4. Political Inquiries: To Which Is Added, A Plan for the General Establishment of Schools throughout the United States [Robert Coram]
  • 5. A Discourse on Education, Delivered at the Dedication and Opening of Bristol Academy, the 18th Day of July, A.D. 1796 [Simeon Doggett]
  • 6. Remarks on Education: Illustrating the Close Connection Between Virtue and Wisdom. To Which Is Annexed a System of Liberal Education. Which, Having Received the Premium Awarded by the American Philosophical Society, December 15th, 1797, Is Now Published by Their Order [Samuel Harrison Smith]
  • 7. Proposal to Demonstrate the Necessity of a National Institution in the United States of America, for the Education of Children of Both Sexes. To Which Is Joined, a Project of Organization, etc. [Amable-Louis-Rose De Lafitte Du Courteil]
  • 8. An Essay on the Best System of Liberal Education, Adapted to the Genius of the Government of the United States. Comprehending also, an Uniform General Plan for Instituting and Conducting Public Schools, in This Country, on Principles of the Most Extensive Utility. To Which Is Prefixed, an Address to the Legislature of Maryland on That Subject [Samuel Knox]
  • Notes
  • Index

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