The Beginnings of Public Education in North Carolina: A Documentary History, 1790-1840, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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Charles Lee Coon
Edwards & Broughton Printing Company, 1908 - Education
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Page 311 - Promote, then, as an object of primary importance, institutions for the general diffusion of knowledge. In proportion as the structure of a government gives force to public opinion, it is essential that public opinion should be enlightened.
Page 328 - O gentlemen, the time of life is short ; To spend that shortness basely, were too long, If life did ride upon a dial's point, Still ending at the arrival of an hour.
Page 294 - A school or schools shall be established in each county by the legislature for the convenient instruction of youth, with such salaries to the masters paid by the public, as may enable them to instruct youth at low prices: and all useful learning shall be duly encouraged and promoted in one or more universities.
Page 311 - It is substantially true, that virtue or morality is a necessary spring of popular government. The rule indeed extends with more or less force to every species of free government. Who that is a sincere friend to it can look with indifference upon attempts to shake the foundation of the fabric ? Promote, then, as an object of primary importance, institutions for the general diffusion of knowledge.
Page 128 - Instruction,' be capable of suing and being sued, pleading and being impleaded; and shall have and enjoy all the rights and privileges of a corporation.
Page 105 - Committee, to whom was referred so much of the message of his Excellency, the Governor, as relates to the...
Page xxxiv - Fear, and which have not heretofore been pledged and set apart for internal improvement; the dividends arising from stock which is owned by the State in the Cape Fear Navigation Company, the Roanoke Navigation Company, and the Clubfoot and Harlow Creek...
Page 171 - That a school or schools shall be established by the legislature for the convenient instruction of youth, with such salaries to the masters, paid by the public, as may enable them to instruct at low prices ; and all useful learning shall be duly encouraged and promoted in one or more universities.
Page 191 - Lijrget, and their sum ssors be and they are hereby constituted and declared to be a body politic and corporate...
Page 137 - University upon young men who have not made that progress in the sciences, of which their diploma purports to be a testimonial. This is an evil that is found in almost all the Universities of the Union. A young man enters into an University with only slight acquirements in classical education, and after remaining four years, during which time he is instructed in only the outlines of the general principles of science, he receives a degree...

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Charles L. Coon (Charles Lee), 1868-1927 The Beginnings of Public ...
The Beginnings of Public Education in North Carolina; A Documentary History, 1790-1840. Vol. I. by Charles L. Coon (Charles Lee), 1868-1927.
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NORTH CAROLINA General CONNOR, rdw "The Genesis of Higher ...
NORTH CAROLINA. General. CONNOR, rdw "The Genesis of Higher Educatiuon in North Carolina." North Carolina History Review, XXVIII (January 1951), 1-14. ...
www.zzbw.uni-hannover.de/ herbstheus/ HerbstHeusBibl/ NorthCarol.doc

Education History of the Negro
The Religious Instruction of Slaves in South Carolina, 1834. A report has been made to the Presbyterian Synod of South Carolina and Georgia on the subject ...
www.nathanielturner.com/ educationhistorynegro7.htm

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