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1. How did Horace Mann contribute to the reform in education?

A.His development of books with raised letters aided in the education of the blind.

B. His educational philosophy led to a new approach to educating the deaf.

C. His radical call for classroom equality gave African Americans a chance to get an education.**

D. His pressure on the state legislature provided money to find new schools and increase teachers' pay.


2. How were the lives of children in the nineteenth century different from previous generations?

A.They were working in factories or fields.

B.They were children of professional parents.

C.They were given the opportunity to go to college.

D.They were able to read and write.**

  • Social Studies -

    #1, no.
    #2, yes, I suppose, out of the choices given. The rise of public education did mean more children learned to read and write.

  • Social Studies -

    1. no; 2. yes

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Horace_Mann

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