2013 Program

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EARLY REPUBLIC EDUCATION

Chair/Discussant: Margaret Nash, University of California, Riverside

The Expansion of Refined and Ornamental Education After the American Revolution

   Mark Boonshoft, Ohio State

Case Still Not Closed: What We Now Know, and Don’t, About the American Philosophical Society Education Essay Contest of 1795

   Benjamin Justice, Rutgers University

“Useful Knowledge” for “Useful Citizens”: Quakers and Education in the Early Republic

   Lori Daggar, University of Pennsylvania

The Rockfish Gap Report: How Well Does the Report Represent Thomas Jefferson’s Vision for the University of Virginia and for the General Purpose of Higher Education in the New Republic?

   Angie Choi, University of Arkansas Little Rock

   Thomas Barrett, University of Arkansas Little Rock