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CHAPTER I.--THE DEVELOPMENT OF STATE EDUCATION IN THE UNITED STATES.

Early Colonial Education ---------------------------------------------------
General Policy of the States-------------------------------------------------
Grants and Appropriations ----------------- --------------------------------
Exemption from Taxation ---------------------------------------------------
National Education Arises from Local -------------...-------------------------
The Opinions of Statesmen.-------------------------------------------------
Recent Discussions Pertaining to State and National Education.----...--...--
Attempts to Found a National University-----------------------------------.

CHAPTER II.--THE HISTORY of FEDERAL AID To HIGHER EDUCATION.

Seminary Land Grants: the Ordinance of 1787 -------------------------------.

The Virginia Cession--------------------------------------------------------

The Ohio Company.------------------------------ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
The John Cleves Symmes Purchase ------------------------------------------
Opinion of Daniel Webster --------------------------------------------------
Extension of the Privileges of the Ordinance --------------------------------

DISTRIBUTION OF THE SURPLUS REVENUE IN 1836.----- !-------------------
LAND GRANTS FOR COLLEGES OF AGRICULTURE AND THE MECHANIC ARTS.--

Origin of the Grant ---------------------------------------------------------
Provisions of the Grant -----------------------------------------------------
Nature of the Act Providing for Agricultural and Mechanical Schools---------
The Effects of the Grant on Education---------------------------------------
Experiment Stations--------------------------------------------------------

SPECIAL GRANTS AND APPROPRIATIONS.

Grants of the Proceeds of the Sale of Public Lands.--------...----------...----
Saline and Swamp Lands----------------------------------------------------
Grants for Internal Improvement--------------------------------------------
Education in the District of Columbia---------------------------------------

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WEST POINT MILITARY ACADEMY.

Educational Significance ------------- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
First Steps toward a Military School ----------------------------------------
Peace Arrangement for the Army--------------------------------------------
Appropriations for the Support of the Military Academy-------------- -------

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Origin of the Naval Academy ----------------------------------------------- 58

Foundation and Growth --------------------------* - - - - - - - - - - - - - --------- - - - 59

Appropriations for the Support of the Academy ------------------------------ 60

The Naval Library---------------------------------------------------------- 61

United States Naval Observatory.------------------------------------------- 61

LIBRARY OF CONGRESS.

Early History of the Library------------------------------------------------ 62

Methods of Increase -------------------------------------------------------- 63

Appropriations by Congress ------------------------------------------------- 63

Law Library---------------------------------------------------------------- 64

Growth of Library.----- ------------------------------------------ - - - - ------- 64

SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION AND NATIONAL MUSEUM.

The Importance of Museums in Education.----------------------------------- 65

History of the Smithsonian Institution.-------------------------------------- 66

The Bequest of James Smithson.--------------------------------------------- 66

The Federal Government Becomes Guardian to the Bequest.----...-----...---- 67

Organization of the Institution---------------------------------------------- 69

The National Museum------------------------------------------------------- 70

Educational Work ---------------------------------------------------------- 71

Learned Societies ----------------------------------------------------------- 72

Public Lectures------------------------------------------------------------- 74

Publications and Exchanges------------------------------------------------- 74

Changes in the Work of the Institution.------------------------------------- 76

UNITED STATES BUREAU OF EDUCATION.

Sketch of its Origin.-------------------------------------------------- ------ 78

Magnitude of the Work Done-----------------------------------------------... 79

A Great Educational Institution.-------------------------------------------- 80

Appropriations for Support.----------- * - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 81

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College Located at New Haven.-------------------:------------------------- - 107

Peculiar Legislation -------------------------------- ------- ----------------- 108

The Colony's Generosity to Yale -----------------...---- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 109

The Sheffield Scientific School-------------------------------------------- ... 109

The Storrs Agricúltural School.----...--------------------------------------- 110

Summary of Grants.---------- ---------------------- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 111

RHODE ISLAND

Early Condition of Education ...--...-- ---------------- --------------------- 111

The Colonial Schools of Rhode Island.--------------------------------------- 112

Brown University----------------------------------------------------------- 113

NEW HAMPSHIRE.

Town Schools--------------------------------------------- ------------------ 114

Dartmouth College.--------------------------------------------------------- 115

The Indian School ----------`-- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 116

The College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts.--------------------------- 117

Summary of Grants and Appropriations-------------------------------------- 118

MAINE.

Early Schools--------------------------------------------------------------- 119

State High Schools---------------------------------------------------------- 120

Colby University--------------------'---------------------------------------- 121

Maine State College of Agriculture.------------------------ ----------------- 121

Bowdoin College.----------------------------------------------------------- 123

Summary of Grants--------------------- ------- -------------------- : - - - - - - - - - 124

WERMONT

The First Schools ...--- ---------------------------------------------------- - 125

The University of Vermont-------------------------------------------------- 125

The Congressional Grant --------------------------------------------------- 127

Summary of Grants ------------------- ------------------------------- ------- 128

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The Agricultural College Grant ----------- ---------------------------------- 197

Recent Appropriations ...--- - ------------------------------------------------ 197

Restrictive Laws------------------------------------------------------------ 197

Summary of Grants.----------------------- --------------- - ------------------ 198

SOUTH CAROLINA.

Colonial Education ---------------------------------- -------- --------------- 199

Early Colleges ----------------------------- --------------------------------- 200

South Carolina College----------------------------- ----------------------- -- 201

State Medical College ---...--- ----------------------------------------------- 202

The Military Academy.------------------------------------------------------ 202

The Agricultural College ---------------------------------------------------- 202

Exemption from Taxation------------------------------------------------- ... 203

Summary of Grants------------------------------------------------. --------- 203

GEORGIA. :

Early Education ------------------------------------------------------------ 204

University of Georgia ------------------------------------------------------- 204

Georgia Military Institute 205

Medical Colleges.------------------------. 205

Atlanta University---------------------------------------------------------- 206

Agricultural College Fund 206

Exemption from Taxation--------------------------------------------------- 206

Constitutional Provisions.----...--...-- or - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 207

Summary ------------------------------------------------------------------- 207

FLORIDA.

The Seminary Fund..... ---------- • - - - - - * - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 207

State Agricultural College -------------------------------------------------- 209

Constitutional Provisions --------------------------------------------------- 209

Summary.- ----------------------------------------------------------------- 209

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