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The Rise of Nonsectarianism

Steven K. Green

in The Second Disestablishment: Church and State in Nineteenth-Century America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195399677
eISBN:
9780199777150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399677.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

This chapter is the first of two to discuss the legal issues surrounding the rise and development of nonsectarian public schooling in America. The controversy, called the “school question,” had two ... More


The Rise of Nonsectarian Public Education

Steven K. Green

in The Bible, the School, and the Constitution: The Clash that Shaped Modern Church-State Doctrine

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199827909
eISBN:
9780199932849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199827909.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter traces the rise of nonsectarian education in America. It describes the original impulse for a religious-moral basis for public education and how that concept evolved through the first ... More


“The Educational Regeneration of New England”: The Height of the Awakening in Massachusetts

David Komline

in The Common School Awakening: Religion and the Transatlantic Roots of American Public Education

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190085155
eISBN:
9780190085186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190085155.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, History of Christianity

This chapter narrates the Common School Awakening in Massachusetts, homing in on a pivotal figure whose role in the awakening has been underestimated: Charles Brooks, a Unitarian minister whose ... More


The Trials

Josephine F. Pacheco

in The Pearl: A Failed Slave Escape on the Potomac

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807829189
eISBN:
9781469604183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888926_pacheco.11
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes how the lives of Horace Mann, who succeed John Quincy Adams as representative of the Eighth Congressional District of Massachusetts, and the men aboard the Pearl would ... More


Horace Mann and Samuel Gridley Howe: The First American Oralists

R. A. R. Edwards

in Words Made Flesh: Nineteenth-Century Deaf Education and the Growth of Deaf Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814722435
eISBN:
9780814724033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814722435.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter outlines the first public arguments in favor of oralism as offered by Horace Mann (1796–1859) and Samuel Gridley Howe (1801–1876) in the 1840s. Both men vigorously reasserted the primacy ... More


The Aftermath

Josephine F. Pacheco

in The Pearl: A Failed Slave Escape on the Potomac

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807829189
eISBN:
9781469604183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888926_pacheco.14
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes events from 1849 onwards. These include the removal of the slave trade across the Potomac River to Alexandria, Virginia in 1850; Horace Mann's defense of Drayton and Sayres; ... More


The End of the Awakening

David Komline

in The Common School Awakening: Religion and the Transatlantic Roots of American Public Education

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190085155
eISBN:
9780190085186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190085155.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, History of Christianity

Between 1840, when chapters five, six, and seven leave off, and 1848, when Horace Mann left his position as secretary of the board of education, the religious consensus that had helped to give rise ... More


Early Homeschooling

James G. Dwyer and Shawn F. Peters

in Homeschooling: The History and Philosophy of a Controversial Practice

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780226627113
eISBN:
9780226627397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226627397.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

Chapter one traces the origins of homeschooling in the United States to the colonial era, demonstrating that homeschooling was at one point the only educational option available. It would be a ... More


Hip! Hip! Hooray!!!: The Education of a New Woman

Leonard Rogoff

in Gertrude Weil: Jewish Progressive in the New South

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630793
eISBN:
9781469630816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630793.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Educated at the Horace Mann school and Smith College, Weil represented a rising generation of college-educated women who were scientifically trained in new ideologies of social theory and public ... More


Conclusion: The Great Equalizer?

in Schooling Citizens: The Struggle for African American Education in Antebellum America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226542492
eISBN:
9780226542515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226542515.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

Horace Mann's assertion that common schools could foster economic mobility and civic harmony continues to inform American expectations for public schools. If, as Mann argued, common schools could ... More


In Spite of This Old Devil Segregation

Vanessa Siddle Walker and Ulysses Byas

in Hello Professor: A Black Principal and Professional Leadership in the Segregated South

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832899
eISBN:
9781469605562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888759_walker.7
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter utilizes the terminology of Horace Mann Bond to demonstrate the resilience of the black professional community that worked across states to upgrade the quality of black schools. It ... More


Textbook Popery: Convent Schools, the Feminization of Teaching, and the Nation’s Children

Cassandra L. Yacovazzi

in Escaped Nuns: True Womanhood and the Campaign Against Convents in Antebellum America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190881009
eISBN:
9780190881030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190881009.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature, Religion and Society

By the 1840s, convent narratives gained more middle-class, respectable readers, moving away from descriptions of sex and sadism and focusing instead on convent schools and the education of young ... More


Introduction

Gordon B. McKinney

in Henry W. Blair's Campaign to Reform America: From the Civil War to the U.S. Senate

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813140872
eISBN:
9780813141367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813140872.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This introduction places Henry W. Blair in the reform tradition of the Republican Party between 1854 and 1920. It emphasizes the importance of civil rights for African Americans, greater rights for ... More


A Pedagogical Testament

Anilkumar Belvadi

in Missionary Calculus: Americans in the Making of Sunday Schools in Victorian India

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190052423
eISBN:
9780190052454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190052423.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, World Religions

Chapter 5 describes the efforts of American missionaries in putting together a philosophy of education for the new institution they intended to create in India. Since their views, materials, and ... More


Civic Participation and the Federal Courts

Michael A. Rebell

in Flunking Democracy: Schools, Courts, and Civic Participation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226549781
eISBN:
9780226549958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226549958.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Historically the U.S. Supreme Court has emphasized the role that schools should play in preparing their students to be capable citizens. The chapter focuses on the implications of the U.S. Supreme ... More


A Modernistic Education (1924–1935)

David Schiff

in Carter

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190259150
eISBN:
9780190259181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190259150.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American, Theory, Analysis, Composition

Carter’s formative years in New York, Harvard, and Paris brought him into contact with a broad range of contending and often contradictory aesthetic ideas and musical movements, including ... More


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