A Plan for the Establishment of Public Schools and the Diffusion of Knowledge in Pennsylvania to which are added thoughts upon the mode of education, proper in a republic. Addressed to the Legislature and Citizens of the State

TitleA Plan for the Establishment of Public Schools and the Diffusion of Knowledge in Pennsylvania to which are added thoughts upon the mode of education, proper in a republic. Addressed to the Legislature and Citizens of the State
Year for Search1786
Authors[Rush], [Benjamin](1745?-1813)
Secondary TitleA Plan for the Establishment of Public Schools and the Diffusion of Knowledge in Pennsylvania to which are added thoughts upon the mode of education, proper in a republic. Addressed to the Legislature and Citizens of the State
Pagination3-12
Date Published1786
PublisherPtd. for Thomas Dobson
Place PublishedPhiladelphia, PA
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

A detailed proposal for a eutopian public school system. Rush wrote numerous essays on aspects of education.

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Rpt. in the Pennsylvania Gazette (Philadelphia, PA), no. 2919 (May 10, 1786): 1-2; and as “A Plan for Establishing Public Schools in Pennsylvania, and for conducting education agreeably to a Republican form of Government. Addressed to the Legislature and citizens of Pennsylvania, in the Year 1786.” In his Essays Literary, Moral and Philosophical (Philadelphia, PA: Thomas and Samuel F. Bradford, 1798), 1-6; 2nd ed. with additions (Philadelphia, PA: Thomas and Samuel F. Bradford, 1806), 1-6; rpt. ed. Michael Meranze (Schenectady, NY: Union College Press, 1988), 1-4. Also rpt. as “Education Agreeable to a Republican Form of Government.” In The Selected Writings of Benjamin Rush. Ed. Dagobert D. Runes (New York: Philosophical Library, 1947), 97-100

Title Note

“A Plan for Establishing Public Schools in Pennsylvania, and for conducting education agreeably to a Republican form of Government. Addressed to the Legislature and citizens of Pennsylvania, in the Year 1786” 

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(1745?-1813)

Full Text

1786 [Rush, Benjamin] (1745?-1813). A Plan for the Establishment of Public Schools and the Diffusion of Knowledge in Pennsylvania to which are added thoughts upon the mode of education, proper in a republic. Addressed to the Legislature and Citizens of the State (Philadelphia, PA: Ptd. for Thomas Dobson, 1786), 3-12. Rpt. in the Pennsylvania Gazette (Philadelphia, PA), no. 2919 (May 10, 1786): 1-2; and as “A Plan for Establishing Public Schools in Pennsylvania, and for conducting education agreeably to a Republican form of Government. Addressed to the Legislature and citizens of Pennsylvania, in the Year 1786.” In his Essays Literary, Moral and Philosophical (Philadelphia, PA: Thomas and Samuel F. Bradford, 1798), 1-6; 2nd ed. with additions (Philadelphia, PA: Thomas and Samuel F. Bradford, 1806), 1-6; rpt. ed. Michael Meranze (Schenectady, NY: Union College Press, 1988), 1-4. Also rpt. as “Education Agreeable to a Republican Form of Government.” In The Selected Writings of Benjamin Rush. Ed. Dagobert D. Runes (New York: Philosophical Library, 1947), 97-100. PSt

A detailed proposal for a eutopian public school system. Rush wrote numerous essays on aspects of education.