ERIC Number: ED071994
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
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Social-Cultural Setting and Educational Backgrounds of Selected American Leaders: 1775-1831. Volume Two.
A survey of the educational background of American leaders in the context of a social-cultural setting is offered in this Volume II monograph which is divided into three major parts. Part one, a brief introduction, gives an overview of American education from 1776-1830 furnishing information on educational theory, practice, and methods in that transitional period from Aristocracy to formative Democracy. Significant dates and documents relating to education are listed. Also included in part one is an overview of educational views of Revolutionary political leaders, and an alphabetical listing of political leaders. Part two, focusing on the educational background of the Revolutionary leaders in America enumerates ratifiers of the Articles of Confederation and Constitution, the Committee receiving the ratification of the Constitution, and signers of the Declaration of Independence and Constitution. Information is included on the name, birth-death age, occupation, education, and educational and teaching experience of each leader. Part three contains a grand summary of educational backgrounds of political leaders. A bibliography on American leaders and several appendices on topics such as the Land Ordinance of 1785, press, literature, theater, education, religion, population, manuscript collections and newspapers, the American colleges and universities are provided. Related documents are ED 049 958 and ED 054 985. (SJM)
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Authoring Institution: Colorado Univ., Boulder. School of Education.