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Hornbook Study Set
Terms in this set (16)
Why did schools use hornbooks? (American colonial period)
books were rare and expensive
What were the 4 ways of education? (American colonial period)
religious school, home school, dame schools, apprenticeships
Who recieved the best education? (American Early National Period)
What president played a major role in establishing the current American educational system? (American Early National Period)
What years marked significant change in American life? (American Common School Period)
Who worked to make free, public education for every boy and girl in Massachusetts and created Common schools? (American Common School Period)
What was the purpose of the introduction of the automobile and consumer credit? (Great Depression Era)
It was a way to afford purchases and became widely available. The consumer education became a need.
When did the Great Depression start to ease and America start to get back on there feet? (Great Depression Era)
end of the 1930s
What did ½ of rural population of America do? (American Progressive Period)
quit farming and moved to towns and cities to find work
What were the laws passed in this time? (American Progressive Period)
reducing hours children could work and compulsory elementary ed.
What happened during half of the 1940s? (1940-1959)
Who was filling jobs during WW2? (1940-1959)
Women and African americans
What changes in education innovation were made? (1960s and 1970s)
Civil Rights Act of 1964 formally outlawed segregation in the US public schools and public places.
Who pushed for reforms "War on Poverty" and "Great Society"? (1960s and970s)
Pres. L. Johnson
What was the 1990s all about? (1980s-now)
What was an impact of No Child Left Behind Act? (1980s-now)
An increase in the variety of school options. One such option was charter schools.
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