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Higher education in twentieth century America

William C. De Vane

Higher education in twentieth century America

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Published by Harvard U.P. .
Written in English


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Statementby W.C. De Vane.
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The conservative Puritan ministers of Connecticut had grown dissatisfied with the more liberal theology of Harvard, and wanted their own school to train orthodox ministers. Single working-class people formed a large part of the population in the early years, arriving as indentured servants. Figure 10 shows a bar graph of the percent of divorced women for each year. In it became a college. In the Massachusetts Bay Colony made "proper" education compulsory; other New England colonies followed this example.

For Wells, it was to build a world-class music school, replacing dilapidated facilities. It built or upgraded 40, schools, plus thousands of playgrounds and athletic fields. The relative emphasis on decorative arts and refinement of female instruction which had characterized the colonial era was replaced after by a program to support women in education for their major role in nation building, in order that they become good republican mothers of good republican youth. The number of universities in many countries doubled or trebled between andand the elaboration of the tertiary level continued thereafter. More doctoral degrees have been conferred on women every year since. They added sports and by the s were building gymnasiums that attracted large local crowds to basketball and other games, especially in small town schools that served nearby rural areas.

The merger plan was thus dropped. Education showed women how to exercise their civic responsibilities, and it showed them the importance of the vote. To sum the trend of women in higher education to one factor overlooks various important influences. There was no mention of God, the Bible, or sacred events. Girls of different races and ethnicities were also entering the public school system at this time. Cross references are used to show connections between different moments.


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