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A system of universal geography, for common schools

A system of universal geography, for common schools

in which Europe is divided according to the late act of the Congress of Vienna

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Published by Simeon Butler in Northampton [Mass.] .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Geography.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Nathaniel Dwight.
    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 37480.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination213 p.
    Number of Pages213
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17710188M

      The book examines the nature of geography in schools examining changes that have occurred and considering new developments. Furthermore, they discusses some of the key concepts of geography more generally: place, scale, interdependence, development, sustainability and others, considering how they fit into geography teaching. A common school was a public school in the United States during the 19th century. Horace Mann () was a strong advocate for public education and the common school. In , the state of Massachusetts appointed Mann as the first secretary of the State Board of Education [1] where he began a revival of common school education, the effects of which extended throughout America .

      The reality of the beginnings of U.S. public schools is quite different, and a fascinating book to read on this subject is The Myth of the Common School, written by Charles Leslie Glenn Jr. in the mid s. The “Common school” being the original name given to the universal one-size-fits-all public schools envisioned and developed by Horace. Image 6 of Peter Parley's common school history. 4-H3 cU i 2 l ADVERTISEMENT. The design of this work is to furnish a clear outline of Universal History, suited to Common Schools.

    Common School Movement-Historical Aspects. The crusades began in the settled older regions of the east where social conditions were most visible and painful Led by Horace Mann &James Carter (Massachuesetts), Henry Barnard (Connecticut), John Pierce (Michigan) and Charles Mercer (Virginia). Education: Publications Francis Adams, The Free School System of the United States (London: Chapman & Hall, )—broad survey of the achievements of the American common-school crusade by a British admirer. Adams emphasizes the relation between the common-schools movement and the evolving American democracy; Source for information on Education: .


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