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The Founding Fathers, Education, and “The Great Contest”

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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 Introduction
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    Chapter 2 The Mysterious No. 3
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    Chapter 3 “Raked from the Rubbish”: Stylometric Authorship Attribution and the 1795 American Philosophical Society Education Contest
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    Chapter 4 False Start: The Failure of an Early “Race to the Top”
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    Chapter 5 “Encouraging Useful Knowledge” in the Early Republic: The Roles of State Governments and Voluntary Organizations
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    Chapter 6 Race and Schooling in Early Republican Philadelphia
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    Chapter 7 Gender and Citizenship in Educational Plans in the New Republic
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    Chapter 8 The Significance of the “French School” in Early National Female Education
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    Chapter 9 The Place of Religion in Early National School Plans
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    Chapter 10 The Perceived Dangers of Study Abroad, 1780–1800: Nationalism, Internationalism, and the Origins of the American University
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    Chapter 11 Introduction to the Essays: Reading the Late Eighteenth Century in the Early Twenty-First
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    Chapter 12 Remarks on Education: Illustrating the Close Connection Between Virtue and Wisdom: To which is Annexed, a System of Liberal Education
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    Chapter 13 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 the Principles of the Most Extensive Utility
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    Chapter 14 Review of Essay No. 3, “A Letter to the American Philosophical Society in Answer to their First Prize Question.”
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    Chapter 15 On Education and Public Schools
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    Chapter 16 A Plan for the Education of Youth
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    Chapter 17 Concerning Education in Public Schools
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    Chapter 18 Concerning Education in Pennsylvania
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Chapter title
The Place of Religion in Early National School Plans
Chapter number 9
Book title
The Founding Fathers, Education, and “The Great Contest”
Published by
Palgrave Macmillan, New York, January 2013
DOI 10.1057/9781137271020_9
Book ISBNs
978-1-349-44453-3, 978-1-137-27102-0

Benjamin Justice

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Country Count As %
Unknown 2 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 1 50%
Student > Ph. D. Student 1 50%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Arts and Humanities 1 50%
Social Sciences 1 50%