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Horace Mann And The Common School Revival In The United States

B. a. Hinsdale

Horace Mann and the Common School Revival in the United States is a historical book written by B.A. Hinsdale. The book provides an in-depth analysis of the life and work of Horace Mann, who is considered to be the father of the American public school system. Mann was a prominent educational reformer in the 19th century and played a pivotal role in the establishment of common schools in the United States.The book traces Mann's journey from his early life in Massachusetts to his career as a lawyer and politician, and finally to his role as the Secretary of the Massachusetts Board of Education. It explores his vision for a public school system that would provide equal educational opportunities to all children, regardless of their social or economic status.The book also delves into the broader social, political, and economic context of the time, and how these factors influenced the development of the common school movement. It discusses the various challenges and obstacles that Mann faced in his quest for educational reform, including opposition from religious and political groups.Overall, Horace Mann and the Common School Revival in the United States is a comprehensive and insightful account of one of the most significant educational reform movements in American history. It provides a detailed understanding of the life and work of Horace Mann and sheds light on the broader social and political forces that shaped the development of public education in the United States.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
  • Publish Date: May 26th, 2006
  • Pages: 336
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 0.75in - 1.09lb
  • EAN: 9781428608894
  • Categories: HistorySchools - Levels - HigherTeaching - Subjects - Reading & Phonics