Contributions to Philosophy, Psychology and Education Volume 11

Contributions to Philosophy, Psychology and Education Volume 11

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...a day, And fill your head with crochets." '' forty or fifty sons of the University of Cambridge in Old England, one for every two hundred or two hundred and fifty inhabitants dwelling in the few villages of Massachusetts and Connecticut." 6 (b). " Of the first six hundred who landed in Massachusetts, one in thirty, it is said, was a graduate of the English Cambridge/'--Boone, History of Education in the United Sates, 8. This statement is probably an overestimate. 7. " For place they fix their eye upon New-Towne, which to tell their posterity whence they came, is now named Cambridge."--ohnson's Wonder-Working Providence, 1654; quoted by Peirce, app. vi. 8. Dyer, History of Cambridge, II., 345. A HISTORICAL AND CRITICAL DISCUSSION OF COLLEGE ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS PART I HISTORICAL DISCUSSION CHAPTER I CONCERNING COLLEGE ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS DURING rm: COLONIAL PERIOD (1640-1800) THE history of college admission requirements during the seventeenth century is simply the story of the changes which took place in the entrance conditions at Harvard College. No other college was established before 1700. It is true that the college of William and Mary dates its origin to the year 1693, but it did not develop beyond the stage of a preparatory school until the next century. It.has been stated that the real history of Harvard College began in 1638. Just what requirements for entrance were made on the score of young men who composed the student body from that time until the first commencement, in 1642, we have-no way of determining. There were no regulations for the government of the college until 1642. Then, under the direction of President Dunster, a complete code of laws was drawn up. more

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  • Paperback | 98 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 191g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236748883
  • 9781236748881