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Unformatted text preview: brought him into conflict with just about every major political group in town. Shoemakers, farmers, sailors, and laborers outvoted professinals and business people. Beverly's brand new public high school was then closed down. Few of them had or would have children in the school. .. The school would become a tax that only benefited the wealthy. Ironically, it was on behalf of the shoemakers+laborers that alliances were made with reformers and capitalists for the purpose of establishing mass public education....
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- Fall '08