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

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2           Old-time Schools and School-books
lectively. Nothing was said about schools, and the law which is the foundation of the school system of the state was enacted five years later. The preamble starts with the premise that " It being one chiefe
The law also made it obligatory that parents, where schools were lacking, should teach " their chil­dren and apprentices perfectly to read the English tongue"; and instances are not rare of persons brought before the courts and admonished for neg­lecting this duty. Another provision of the law was that any town containing one hundred families
In England a " gramer schoole " meant one where Latin was the staple. English grammar, the study
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