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Gr 4 History Ch 7

Grade 4 History Ch 7

house-raising a time when all the neighbors got together to help a new settler build his house
homespun rough, gray material made by early collonists
town criers men who were paid by the town to wander about the streets and call out the latest news
circuit-riding preachers mean who traveled on horseback throughout the South, preaching the Bible
dame school a school taught in a colonial home; where many colonial children started their education
hornbrook one sheet containing the alphabet and the Lord's prayer attached to a wood paddle and protected by a thin sheet of cow's horn
old-field schools small schools started by parents in the Southern Colonies
New England Primer American schoolbook which was used by millions of children for over 150 years
Harvard first college in America
Christopher Dock German Mennonite schoolteacher who greatly influenced education in America
1636 Harvard, America's first college is started
1647 New England passes a law ordering cities to build schools for children
Created by: mbrennan262