The Puritan emphasis on education, aimed at reading the Bible, resulted in a seventy percent literacy rate. And though education was focused on boys, girls also attended the grammar and dame schools.
First in a series on the history of education In America today, the idea of compulsory government run education is widely accepted, and mandated by law – or is it? In this series we will examine the history of education, … Continued
Civil War Tuesdays John Hunt Morgan (June 1, 1825 – September 4, 1864) was a flamboyant Confederate Civil War general, who used unconventional tactics and often made his own orders and rules. In June 1863 Morgan obtained permission from General … Continued