Assistance to States and Territories in Providing Programs of Public Education: Hearings Before the Committee on Education and Labor, United States Senate, Seventy-fifth Congress, First Session, on S. 419

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1937 - 307 Seiten
 

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Seite 108 - A popular government without popular information or the means of acquiring it is but a prologue to a farce or a tragedy, or, perhaps, both. Knowledge will forever govern ignorance; and a people who mean to be their own governors must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives.
Seite 17 - The great object of the institution of civil government is the improvement of the condition of those who are parties to the social compact. And no government, in whatever form constituted, can accomplish the lawful ends of its institution, but in proportion as it improves the condition of those over whom it is established.
Seite 2 - Board for such prior quarter. (3) The Secretary of the Treasury shall thereupon, through the Division of Disbursement of the Treasury Department and prior to audit or settlement by the General Accounting Office, pay to the State, at the time or times fixed by the Board, the amount so certified.
Seite 150 - Can it be that in the Senate of the United States and in the House of Representatives...
Seite 85 - I contemplate with sovereign reverence that act of the whole American people which declared that their legislature should "make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof," thus building a wall of separation between Church and State. Adhering to this expression of the supreme will of the nation in behalf of the rights of conscience, I shall see with sincere satisfaction the progress of those sentiments which tend to restore to man all his natural rights,...
Seite 149 - America did not wait till usurped power had strengthened itself by exercise, and entangled the question in precedents. They saw all the consequences in the principle, and they avoided the consequences by denying the principle.
Seite 108 - Act of 1925 gave additional appropriations to and placed new restrictions upon these experiment stations. The second Morrill Act of 1890 and the Nelson Amendment of 1907 gave more land to the land-grant colleges...
Seite 84 - The oppressive measures adopted, and the cruelties and punishments inflicted by the governments of Europe for many ages, to compel parties to conform, in their religious beliefs and modes of worship, to the views of the most numerous sect, and the folly of attempting in that way to control the mental operations of persons, and enforce an outward conformity to a prescribed standard, led to the adoption of the amendment in question.
Seite 175 - Mark Hopkins on one end of a log and a pupil on the other might have constituted a school once upon a time (and might even do so today).
Seite 85 - Government reach actions only, and not opinions, I contemplate with sovereign reverence that act of the whole American people which declared that their Legislature should 'make no law respecting an establishment of religion or prohibiting...

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