Reforms and Response: The Yale Report of 1828

@article{Urofsky1965ReformsAR,
  title={Reforms and Response: The Yale Report of 1828},
  author={Melvin Irving Urofsky},
  journal={History of Education Quarterly},
  year={1965},
  volume={5},
  pages={53 - 67}
}
  • M. Urofsky
  • Published 1 March 1965
  • Education
  • History of Education Quarterly
Scarcely had American independence been won in 1783 than a flood of articles, pamphlets, and books asked what should be the functions of education in a republic? The American Philosophic Society offered a prize for the best proposal of a liberal education suited to the genius of the new American nation. George Washington, Robert Coran, Benjamin Rush, William Smith, Francis Hopkinson, and Jonathan Trumball all called for a new education for the new republic. Regarding higher education, they all… 
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