Ohio Educational Monthly Volume 10, Nos. 8-9

Ohio Educational Monthly Volume 10, Nos. 8-9

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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. 1861 edition. Excerpt: ...has been taught since the days of Calhoun. The paramount obligation of allegiance to their own State has been inculcated upon the whole of the present generation, until we see the most solemn oaths to sustain the Constitution of the United States, and the duty of fealty to the National Government, (which alone is known and honored abroad, and to which those in ofiice owe their education and the rank and consideration they have held, ) disregarded without compunction or sense of dishonor, and the betrayal of the most important trusts deemed praiseworthy by the whole Slaveholding population. The people of the North have been slow to believe these things, but now, that their eyes are opened, they understand why Southerners have, for years, been so ready to threaten the dissolution of the Union. Their right to do this, at any time they might select, or on any pretext they might choose, has been assumed in all their political literature, the press has taught it in its myriad issues, popular orators have proclaimed it, and it has been systematically inculcated in their schools and colleges. Hence it is that professional men of every class have so promptly espoused their cause, and that Clergymen, and Presidents and Professors in Colleges, have not only encouraged those under their care to volunteer, but have themselves in such numbers enlisted in the Confederate army. How then are we to perform the second great duty named as devolving on us? First, by the proper intellectual and moral training of all our Pupils. In this work the schools of the Free States have long been engaged---the results are before us. By the census of 1850, it was shown that in the New England, and some of the middle States, only one in four hundred of the native whites..show more

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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236945166
  • 9781236945167