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By Charles E. Kirkpatrick

ISBN-10: 016035871X

ISBN-13: 9780160358715

Middle of army heritage ebook seventy two 1. Discusses the U.S. Army's campaigns to shield the Western Hemisphere in the course of international conflict 2. contains colour maps,black and white and colour photos, and proposals for extra readings. Onthe hide are colour illustrations of medals for the "American crusade" and "American Defense".

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21 The committeemen presented the same public-interest rationale to elements disappointed with the high school that they utilized to justify the entire school system. They engaged the townspeople in a civic dialogue that viewed the high school as it affected the whole community, as part of a framework of republican institutions that guaranteed equal opportunity. The ethical authority they invoked, however, could not override the economic changes limiting sponsorship of secondary schooling to a select group of mobile middle-class families.

1-9; Annual School Committee Reports, 1849, p. 10; 1860, p. 102; 1861, p. 3; 1871, pp. 96-9. 9). The community had a variety of interests in building new schools besides the basic need for housing students. Boosterism was an important motive. Town fathers wanted attractive facilities that would give Somerville an advantage over other suburbs in the competition for desirable newcomers. 76 20 Avenues to Adulthood Despite gratifying gains in attendance and the construction of a school system, the turbulence of urban growth disrupted the smooth operation of the schools.

Town fathers wanted attractive facilities that would give Somerville an advantage over other suburbs in the competition for desirable newcomers. 76 20 Avenues to Adulthood Despite gratifying gains in attendance and the construction of a school system, the turbulence of urban growth disrupted the smooth operation of the schools. " They watched teachers stagger under the repeated influx of new students who had to be absorbed in the classroom. "77 To meet the spiraling demand for schoolrooms, the school committee multiplied the number of levels in the educational system, thereby relieving demographic strain on the primary and grammar schools.

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