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    Louisiana Purchase: Land purchased by France for $15.000,000, more than doubling the size of the United States Great Migration Chapter 3: Period between 1630 and 1642 Puritans came to New England Great Migration Chapter 13: Largest wagon train ever to go west Ole Deluder Satan Act: Act...
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  • Education in the Colonial Era
    how to read and write or pay a fine. If basic education was not being met, children could be removed from their families. Still fearing academic negligence, The Old Deluder Satan Act of 1647 was passed. It stated that towns with fifty families or more had to have a teacher and towns with one hundred...
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  • American Government Notes
    not required to participate in gov’t Preamble – gov’t is supposed to maintain and preserve the Gospel EDUCATION Educations was viewed as essential and was rooted in Biblical principles Massachusetts Act of 1642 – education required “Old Deluder SatanAct (1647) Every town with 50+ families...
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  • Us Education Ch. 5 Study Guide
    Dates and Names: (1635) Boston Grammar School-Latin grammar school (1636) Harvard University-first college in America (1642) Massachusetts Law-first school law requiring parents/ministers (1647) Massachusetts Law-Old Deluder Satan Act-50 needs teacher/100 needs university Thomas...
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  • History of Education
    Massachusetts Law of 1647, also known as the Old Deluder Satan Act, is passed. It decrees that every town of at least 50 families hire a schoolmaster who would teach the town's children to read and write and that all towns of at least 100 families should have a Latin grammar school master who will...
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  • Education and the Role of Philosophy
    for all parents to find someone to teach their children how to read the bible, write out scriptures, follow Protestant theology, and obey the laws of the land along with The Old Deluder Satan Law of 1647 which called for all towns of 50 households or more to appoint a teacher to teach reading and...
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    EDUCATION John Locke (1632-1704) !   !   Tabula Rasa !   There would be no problem, ...if the human intellect were even, and like a fair sheet of paper with no writing on it. A HISTORY OF WESTERN EDUCATION United States Old Deluder Satan Act (Massachusetts 1647) one chief...
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  • Colonial School vs Modern Era
    the Bible but also become good workers and members of society. First thanks to the Massachusetts Law of 1642 and then in 1647 the “Old Deluder Satan Law” (Spring 17) a system was established that required towns to be concerned with the literacy and education of their children. It also required towns...
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  • Education History
    thereof being able to instruct youth so far as they may be fitted for the university. Old Deluder Satan Act.—Massachusetts Laws of 1647(Pulliam, Van Patten 51)] Puritan or not, virtually all of the of the colonial schools had a clear-cut moral purposes. Skills and knowledge were considered...
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  • Character Education: the Moral Life of Schools
    Deluder Satan Act strengthened the law. Without the ability to read the Scriptures, children would be prey to the snares of Satan. In the nineteenth century, teachers were hired and trained with the clear expectation that they would advance the moral mission of the school and attend to character...
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  • Ap Us Chapter 3/4 Terms
    Old Deluder Act- Act passed in 1647 in Massachusetts by the Puritans. It established the first public schools, The students learned how to read the bible and thus defeat satan. Also if the town exceeds 100 families or householders then the puritans will establish a grammar school. James 1 and...
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  • Salem Witch Trials
    witchcraft, 85% were women. In Act 1 of the Crucible, Tituba and Abigail Williams were the most controversial characters. Tituba was a slave from Barbados who kept house for the Reverend Samuel Parris while Abigail, the niece of Reverend Parris was a beautiful seventeen year old orphan. Both are...
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  • Education and Egalitarianism in America
    toward government-supported universal education in the colonies. In 1642, Puritan Massachusetts passed a law requiring that every child be taught to read. And, in 1647, it passed the "Old Deluder Satan Act," so named because its purpose was to defeat Satan's attempts to keep men, through an...
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  • Foundations of Education Study Guide
    Contrast) o New England - o Middle (Mid-Atlantic) o Southern Colonies • Purpose of the Old Deluder Satan Act? • What was instruction like in early colonial schools? • Describe the curriculum of typical early secondary grammar schools • How did the philosophy and curriculum of Franklin’s Academy differ from that of early traditional academies?...
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  • Progress in Literature
    race no longer play a role in how a child is educated. Therefore, I would say that there has been tremendous progress in public education. Massachusetts was one of the first states to promote public education. In 1647, the state enacted the Old Deluder Satan Law which was the Puritan’s...
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  • Christianity and Education
    law that every township provide an educator who could teach children to read and write. The law became known as the Old Deluder Act, because it spoke of "the Old Deluder, Satan," whose main goal is "to keep man from the knowledge of the Scriptures." North America's first schools were established to...
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  • Democracy
    "ye olde deluder Satan" act, it required towns with 50 families to establish a grammar school and towns with 100 families, to establish a grammar school that will prepare it's students for the university. Democracy in America did not appear out of nowhere. It has its roots in Colonial...
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  • English Renaissance Drama
    students. It paid closer attention to the structure of the Latin plays and was the first to adopt the five-act division. Writers were also developing English tragedies for the first time, influenced by Greek and Latin writers. Among the first forays into English tragedy were Richard Edwards' Damon and...
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  • John Milton, Story of Conflict Between Creative and Tragedy
    Government Urged against Prelaty (1642). In 1643 Milton married Mary Powell, a young woman half his age, who left him the same year. Disillusioned by the failure of his marriage, he started work on four controversial pamphlets (1643-45) upholding the morality of divorce for incompatibility. His...
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  • Symbolism
    themselves with Scripture, and his men are all sure of God and Satan and angels and judgment and all eternal things. His son-in-law vouches for the old story that when Sir Walter was on his death-bed he asked Lockhart to read him something from the Book, and when Lockhart asked, "What book?" Scott...
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