A Common School History of the Present

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catherine beecher
Catharine Beecher, Champion of Women’s Education
The upper class opposed taxes for public schooling
The working class was opposed to taxes for public schooling
catholicschool cartoon
Famous 1876 editorial cartoon by Thomas Nast depicting Roman Catholic bishops as crocodiles attacking public schools, with the connivance of Irish Catholic politicians
Local Funding for Schools from the 19th century until the present.
Roberts v. City of Boston In the 1840s Benjamin Roberts of Boston began a legal campaign to enroll his five-year-old daughter, Sarah, in a nearby school for whites