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Author Fraser, James W., 1944-

Title Between church and state : religion and public education in a multicultural America / James W. Fraser.

Imprint New York, N.Y. : St. Martin's Press, c1999.


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 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  379.28 F863b    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description x, 278 p. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [259]-267) and index.
Contents From holy commonwealth to the strange compromise of 1789 -- Creating an American common school and a common faith : Horace Mann and the Protestant public schools, 1789-1860 -- Who defines what is common? Roman Catholics and the common school movement, 1801-1892 -- Literacy in the African American community : church and school in slave and free communities, 1802-1902 -- Native American religion, Christian missionaries, and government schools, 1819-1926 -- Protestant, Catholic, Jew : immigration and nativism from the Blaine Amendment to the Scopes Trial, 1875-1925 -- Prayer, bible reading, and federal money : the expanding role of Congress and the Supreme Court, 1925-1968 -- Culture wars, creationism, and the Reagan revolution, 1968-1990 -- Changing school boards, curriculum, and the Constitution, 1990- -- What's next? Prayers, vouchers, and creationism : the battle for the schools of the twenty-first century.
Subject Religion in the public schools -- United States -- History.
Church and state -- United States -- History.
Cultural pluralism -- United States -- History.
ISBN 031221636X

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