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Colonists were educated through different methods between the upper and lower classes, with upper-class children receiving education in literacy, mathematics and prayer, and lower-class children ending up in apprenticesh... More »

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Education in colonial Pennsylvania did not have a common system such as in New England, and was more focused on practical education. The first public school in the American Colonies was founded by the Quakers in Philadel... More »

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In general the New England colonies were strongly Puritan and valued the education of children. Although Rhode Island practiced religious tolerance, they were no different in this regard. Children learned to read using t... More »

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