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ERIC Number: EJ320488
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1985
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Moral Majorities and the School Curriculum: Historical Perspectives on the Legalization of Virtue.
Tyack, David B.; James, Thomas
Teachers College Record, v86 n4 p513-37 Sum 1985
As the United States became urban, industrialized and heterogeneous a century ago, politically powerful groups decided state laws must mandate their values in public schools. This article describes three crusades: for temperance instruction, for compulsory Bible reading and the banning of Darwin, and for patriotic rituals and Americanization. (MT)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Historical Materials
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Language: English
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