House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th Congress, 2d Session-49th Congress, 1st Session (Google eBook)

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Page vi - ... nearer to the perfection of our nature; it does more: in its largest acceptation, it comprehends even the indirect effects produced on character and on the human faculties, by things of which the direct purposes are quite different; by laws, by forms of government, by the industrial arts, by modes of social life; nay even by physical facts not dependent on human will; by climate, soil, and local position. Whatever helps to shape the human being; to make the individual what he is, or hinder him...
Page vi - Education, for the purpose of collecting such statistics and facts as shall show the condition and progress of education in the several States and Territories, and of diffusing such information respecting the organization and management of schools and school systems and methods of teaching as shall aid the people of the United States in the establishment and maintenance of efficient school systems, and otherwise promote the cause of education...
Page 378 - The fund called the SCHOOL FUND shall remain a perpetual fund, the interest of which s.hall be inviolably appropriated to the support and encouragement of the public or common schools throughout the State, and for the equal benefit of all the people thereof.
Page clviii - there shall be provided for every school district a sufficient amount of accommodation in public elementary schools available for all the children resident in such district, for whose elementary education efficient and suitable provision is not otherwise made.
Page 72 - It should therefore be among the first objects of those who wish well to the national prosperity, to encourage and support the principles of religion and morality, and early to place the youth under the forming hand of society, that by instruction they may be moulded to the love of virtue and good order.
Page 390 - That the constitution of Arkansas shall never be so amended or changed as to deprive any citizen or class of citizens of the United States of the right to vote who are entitled to vote by the constitution herein recognized...
Page vi - Not only does it include whatever we do for ourselves, and whatever is done for us by others, for the express purpose of bringing us somewhat nearer to the perfection of our nature; it does more: in its largest acceptation, it comprehends even the indirect effects produced on character and on the human faculties, by things of which the direct purposes are quite different...
Page lxxiii - State which may take and claim the benefit of this act to the endowment, support, and maintenance of at least one college, where the leading object shall be, without excluding other scientific and classical studies and including military tactics, to teach such branches of learning as are related to agriculture and the mechanic arts in such manner as the legislatures of the States may respectively prescribe in order to.
Page 96 - At least one Saturday in each month during which the public schools may be in progress shall be devoted to township institutes, or model schools for the improvement of the teachers; and two Saturdays may be appropriated, at the discretion of the township trustee of any township.
Page lviii - The advanced examination will be divided into five sections, in one or more of which the candidate may present herself. These sections are as follows : 1. languages. Candidates may offer any two of the following languages : English, French, German, Italian. Latin, Greek. 2. Natural Science. Candidates may offer any two of the following subjects : Chemistry, Physics, Botany, Mineralogy, Geology. 3. Mathematics. Candidates must present Solid Geometry, Algebra, Logarithms, and Plane Trigonometry,...

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