The Old New England Academies Founded before 1826

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The Old New England Academies Founded before 1826
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page *
  • Acknowledgments *
  • Contents *
  • A Note on the Footnotes *
  • Part I - Founding the Academies 1
  • Chapter 1. Financing the Old New England Academies 1
  • References 19
  • Chapter 2. Land Grants in Maine 19
  • References 33
  • Chapter 3. Vermont County Grammar School Lands 33
  • References 48
  • Chapter 4. Academy Buildings: Interior and Equipment 48
  • References 55
  • Chapter 5. Relations Between Academies and Colleges 55
  • References 67
  • Part II - People in the Academies 68
  • Chapter 6. Preceptors in the Academies 68
  • References 88
  • Chapter 7. Scholars at the Old Academies 88
  • References 97
  • Chapter 8. Admission of Girls 97
  • References 106
  • Part III - Life at the Academies 107
  • Chapter 9. How Students Worked Their Way Through the Academies 107
  • References 120
  • Chapter 10. Life and Rules at the Academies. 120
  • References 127
  • Chapter 11. Life Outside the School 127
  • References 136
  • Chapter 12. Punishments 136
  • References 144
  • Chapter 13. Debating Societies 145
  • References 155
  • Chapter 14. Amusements and Athletics 155
  • References 167
  • Part IV - Curriculum 168
  • Chapter 15. Introduction 168
  • References 177
  • Chapter 16. Languages 178
  • References 189
  • Chapter 17. Other Subjects Regularly Taught 190
  • References 213
  • Chapter 18. Subjects Offered Occasionally 213
  • References 245
  • Part V - Academies Before the Public 246
  • Chapter 19. Public Examinations 246
  • References 251
  • Chapter 20. Public Exhibitions 251
  • References 265
  • Chapter 21. Report Cards 265
  • References 272
  • Chapter 22. Emulation and Prizes 272
  • References 278
  • Chapter 23. Certificates and Diplomas 278
  • References 286
  • Part VI - The Old Academies Today 287
  • Chapter 24 - What Became of the Old Academies 287
  • Bibliography 297
  • Index 303
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