English Grammar in American Schools Before 1850 ...

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University of Chicago, 1922 - English language - 170 pages
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Contents

Introduction
5
Early instruction in the vernacular preceding English gram
11
Early appearances of English grammar in America
21
Influences adding grammars to the curriculum
43
The rapid rise of grammar after 1775
70
Traditional methods of teaching Latin grammar transferred
103
Gradual changes in method before 1850
132
Appendix A Chronological catalogue of English grammars in America
155
Index
169

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