Category: American

The Establishment of Public Schools in America: Tocqueville’s Observations

As might be expected, educational institutions in the United States reflect the nation’s basic values, especially the ideal of equality of opportunity. From elementary school through college, Americans believe that everyone deserves an equal opportunity to get a good education. From the beginning, when Americans established their basic system of public schools in 1825, they […]

Individual Freedom and Self-Reliance

6 HP he earliest settlers came to the North American continent to establish colonies A which were free from the controls that existed in European societies. They wanted to escape the controls placed on many aspects of their lives by kings and governments, priests and churches, noblemen and aristocrats.1 To a great extent, they succeeded. […]

Understand Details

Write T if the statement is true and F it is false according to the information in the chapter. ____ 1. Although there is cultural pluralism in the United States, there is no religious pluralism. ____ 2. The Protestant denominations (such as Methodist, Baptist, and Presbyterian) are all part of the Roman Catholic church. ____ […]