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Bair, Sarah D. – History of Education Quarterly, 2011
During and after the American Civil War, individual state governments, faced with numerous economic demands, struggled to meet the needs of soldiers and their families. Among other pressing questions, they had to decide what to do with the massive number of dependent children orphaned by the war. In order to protect children, it became more…
Descriptors: Industrial Education, War, Dependents, Child Welfare
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Jensen, Joan M. – History of Education Quarterly, 1984
In the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries the ideology of the "teaching daughters," which argues the benefits of employing women as teachers, was taking form. The development of this ideology and its practice in southeastern Pennsylvania and northern Delaware from 1790 to 1850 are described. (RM)
Descriptors: Blacks, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Employed Women