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Historical Development of Education in the Mid Atlantic States The education system throughout the Mid Atlantic states was not always the distinguished and highly regarded system that it is today. It has taken centuries of work, progress, and technology for the education of today to be as successful as is it. Mid Atlantic education holds its roots in private and home schooling that focused on both cultural and religious aspects, and while these roots helped to form the system we have today, the Mid Atlantic system of schooling certainly has grown. When the United States was first being founded and colonies along the Mid Atlantic formed, the system of education was more a moral schooling that focused on religion and in many cases, English was not always spoken. The Mid Atlantic states had a multitude of religions and cultures all together in one area and the idea of town schooling feared some because they thought their cultures would be weakened by a mixing of religious views. This was especially the case for the Amish culture; the Amish
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course EDUC 101 taught by Professor Murray during the Fall '07 term at Bucknell.

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