OLD-TIME SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL-BOOKS - online book

An Illustrated history & description Of Schools in the 18th & 19th Centurys.

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Contents
I.
Beginnings
1
II.
Colonial Schools of the Eighteenth Century
29
III.
The New England Primer
69
IV.
The District Schools
100
V.
Grammar Schools and Academies
135
VI.
Fly-leaf Scribblings
151
VII.
Noah Webster and his Spelling-book
167
VIII.
Other Spelling-books
185
IX.
Primary Readers
233
X.
Advanced Readers
265
XI.
Arithmetics
301
XII.
The First American Geography .
318
XIII.
Later Geographies
337
XIV.
Grammars, Histories, and Minor Text-books
363
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