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Unformatted text preview: Aldermen. The Public School Society say that funding religious schools is unconstitutional because that the State charter only calls for funding common schools, and that the Catholic ideals aren't "common." Furthermore, The PSS says that it is unconstitutional because the community would be taxed to support Catholic dogmas which will be inculcated, or forced, onto the community. He also makes the argument that admissions of religious schools into the public school fund would destroy the current, successful common schools. Another anti-Catholic argument for the push for secular schools was that more good can come from concentrating funds into one channel. The Special COmmittee on Schools said the main reason that they could not allow religious schools into the public funds was that the petitioners were not willing to agree to the terms of that didn't recognize the distinctive character of their schools....
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This note was uploaded on 03/18/2011 for the course AMST 10 taught by Professor Saul during the Fall '08 term at University of California, Berkeley.
- Fall '08