“Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.”
- Discuss how organized schooling evolved in the United States
- Introduce Horace Mann and the advent of common schools
- Discuss key terms including Dame schools, McGuffey Readers, Kindergarten, Latin & English Grammar Schools and segregation
- Define and explain the impact of the Old Deluder Satan Act, the Morrill Acts, Plessy v. Ferguson, and Brown v. Board of Education.