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" people;" Lincoln, who viewed education as "the most important subject which we as a people can be engaged in;" Charles Sumner, Calvin Wiley, who considered it the lasting honor of his State that "her public schools survived the terrible "
The American Educational Review - Página 536
1913
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The Living Lincoln: The Man and His Times, in His Own Words

Abraham Lincoln, Paul McClelland Angle, Earl Schenck Miers - 1992 - 673 páginas
...education, not presuming to dictate any plan or system respecting it, I can only say that I view it as the most important subject which we as a people can be engaged in. That every man may receive at least, a moderate education, and thereby be enabled to read the histories...
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Annual Report - American Museum of Natural History, Volúmenes51-52

American Museum of Natural History - 1920
...men and women ill-fitted by nature and training for the most important function of our Government. Education as "the most important subject which we as a people can be engaged in" was the opening thought of Abraham Lincoln's first public speech. In The American Museum of Natural...
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Revolutions Revisited: Two Faces of the Politics of Enlightenment

Ralph Lerner - 1994 - 136 páginas
...urgent. Hence Lincoln (echoing the founders) could view popular education in the principles of the regime as “the most important subject which we as a people can be engaged in?' Perhaps nothing less would suffice: an entire people had to become passionately attached to a system...
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Annual Report - American Museum of Natural History, Volumen56

American Museum of Natural History - 1925
...Education, not presuming to dictate any plans or system respecting it, I can only say that I view it as the most important subject which we, as a people, can be engaged in. —Abraham Lincoln, 18S&. Education should not confine itself to books. It must train executive power,...
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Lincoln and the Economics of the American Dream

G. S. Boritt - 1994 - 386 páginas
...borrowing school funds to escape taxing. In his first platform Lincoln had declared education to be "the most important subject which we as a people can be engaged in" — words that have been much quoted since. But in the House he sacrificed "the most important subject,"...
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Out of the Wilderness: The Life of Abraham Lincoln

William Hanchett - 1994 - 151 páginas
...railroads and for improving navigation upon rivers like the Sangamon and stated that education was the "most important subject which we as a people can be engaged in." In short, he described himself as a Henry Clay Whig who would use the power of government to improve...
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We Cannot Escape History: Lincoln and the Last Best Hope of Earth

James M. McPherson - 2001 - 176 páginas
...and public props to prosper. In particular, Lincoln's Union needed to go to school, education being "the most important subject which we as a people can be engaged in." 18 As the author moved beyond his personal parochialism, so his imagined nation abandoned the Illinois...
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Miscellaneous Tax Reforms: Hearings Before the Committee on Ways ..., Volumen1

United States, United States. Congress. House. Committee on Ways and Means - 1996 - 1746 páginas
...it best in an 1832 public address: Upon the subject of education ... I can only say that I view it as the most important subject which we as a people can be engaged in. President Clinton, much to his credit, is as attuned to this issue as any of his predecessors. He recognizes...
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Of the People, by the People, for the People and Other Quotations from ...

Abraham Lincoln, Peter C. Vermilyea, G. S. Boritt, Jakob B. Boritt, Deborah R. Huso - 1996 - 162 páginas
...not be quite sure that you do not change the sense when you do not intend it. ED UCATION I view it as the most important subject which we as a people can be engaged in. “Communication to the People of Sangamo County,” March 9, 1832, reprinted in Collected Works of...
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The Life of Abraham Lincoln: From His Birth to His Inauguration as President

Ward Hill Lamon - 1999 - 547 páginas
...education, not presuming to dictate any plan or system respecting it, I can only say that I view it as the most important subject which we as a people can be engaged in. That every man may receive at least a moderate education, and thereby be enabled to read the histories...
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