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Nash, Margaret A. – History of Education Quarterly, 2019
Land-grant colleges were created in the mid-nineteenth century when the federal government sold off public lands and allowed states to use that money to create colleges. The land that was sold to support colleges was available because of a deliberate project to dispossess American Indians of land they inhabited. By encouraging westward migration,…
Descriptors: Land Grant Universities, American Indian History, Educational History, Land Settlement
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Troen, Selwyn K. – History of Education Quarterly, 1973
In the mid-nineteenth century St. Louis children attended as popular and democratic an educational system as the nation ever possessed. (JB)
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Policy, Educational Practices, History