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352 pages. Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. EDUCATION. In 1749, Benjamin Franklin published his educational call to arms, Proposals Relating to the Education of Youth in Pennsylvania. In it, Franklin set forth a radically new template for educating students, one that stresses social utility, secular independence, and an English language-based curriculum. This slim pamphlet led to the creation of the University of Pennsylvania, the fouth-oldest institution of higher education in North America. (Key Words: Benjamin Franklin, Education, John H. Pollack, Pennsylvania).
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