Revolutionary Radicalism: Its History, Purpose and Tactics with an Exposition and Discussion of the Steps Being Taken and Required to Curb It, Being the Report of the Joint Legislative Committee Investigating Seditious Activities - Vol. 3

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SUB-SECTION I
GENERAL SURVEY OF FIELD OF EDUCATION FOR CITIZENSHIP

INTRODUCTION

PROBLEMS PRESENTED

In Part One of this report an effort has been made to portray the subversive influences that play upon the minds of all classes in this country. It has been shown that every cause of discontent and every injustice has been seized upon by radical groups, magnified and charged to the Government and the institutions of this country and the system under which we live. The selfishness of the individual employer, the action of an indiscreet or dishonest public official, is turned into an argument for the overthrow of this government and its institutions. It has also been shown that the propaganda of the various revolutionary and seditious groups is extremely effective in the alien population of our industrial centers.

The facts disclosed by recent investigations of the radical movement in the United States, and more particularly by the definite findings of this Committee, show that revolutionary propaganda thrives upon ignorance. There has been revealed a lamentable illiteracy and lack of appreciation of America and its institutions. "We have living in America many in whom America does not live." To give them an understanding and appreciation of our institutions and the benefits which may be derived therefrom, to keep alive in the newcomer from Europe such ideals brought over by him as may be consistent with American liberty -- that is the educational problem of the immediate future.

The doors of America have always stood open. For years hordes have been pouring in from practically all nations of the earth, including thousands of refugees from political and religious persecution. Within the meager limitations prescribed by the Federal immigration laws men, women and children of all kinds and conditions have been welcome to our shores. The original need for manual labor to develop the natural resources of this country and

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Table of contents

  • Title Page i
  • Table of Contents iii
  • Volume IV viii
  • Addendum xviii
  • List of Illustrations xxi
  • General Introduction 2011
  • Section I - Protective Governmental Measures 2015
  • Chapter I 2017
  • Chapter II 2024
  • Chapter III 2075
  • Section II - Organized Labor and Capital and Industrial Problems 2095
  • Introduction 2097
  • Chapter I 2106
  • Chapter II 2133
  • Chapter III 2148
  • Chapter IV 2151
  • Chapter V 2154
  • Chapter VI 2160
  • Chapter VII 2166
  • Chapter VIII 2174
  • Chapter IX 2180
  • Chapter X 2193
  • Chapter XI 2204
  • Chapter XII 2216
  • Chapter XIII 2226
  • Chapter XIV 2238
  • Chapter XV 2244
  • Chapter XVI 2251
  • Section III subsection I - Educational Training for Citizenship 2275
  • Introduction 2279
  • Chapter I 2293
  • Chapter II 2328
  • Chapter III - Teacher Requirements and Teacher Training 2335
  • Chapter IV - Curricula Recommended for Courses of Citizenship Training 2346
  • Chapter V - Regulated Attendance 2350
  • Chapter VI - Appropriations 2356
  • Section III subsection II 2359
  • Chapter I 2361
  • Chapter II 2366
  • Section III subsection III 2411
  • Chapter I 2417
  • Chapter II 2439
  • Chapter III 2564
  • Chapter IV 2569
  • Chapter V 2623
  • Chapter VI 2701
  • Chapter VII 2949
  • Chapter VIII 3018
  • Chapter IX 3052
  • Chapter X 3060
  • Chapter XI 3079
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