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" We are, however, not the less obliged by your kind offer, though we decline accepting it; and to show our grateful sense of it, if the gentlemen of Virginia will send us a dozen of their sons, we will take great care of their education, instruct them... "
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by Benjamin Franklin - 1804 - 59 pages
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Spirit Wars: Native North American Religions in the Age of Nation Building

Ronald Niezen - History - 2000 - 274 pages
...to show our grateful sense of it, the Gentlemen of Virginia will send us a dozen of theit Sons, and we will take great Care of their Education, instruct them in all we know, and make Men of them, (cited in Green 1989, 11( suicide, is so common among those who attended Indian residential schools...
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The Creation of the Future: The Role of the American University

Frank Harold Trevor Rhodes - Education - 2001 - 265 pages
...We are, however, not the less obliged by your kind offer, tho' we decline accepting it; and to show our grateful sense of it, if the gentlemen of Virginia will send us a dozen of their sons, we will take care of their education; instruct them in all we know and make men of them. The need here is for mutuality...
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Aboriginal Education: Fulfilling the Promise

Marlene Brant Castellano, Lynne Davis, Louise Lahache - Social Science - 2000 - 278 pages
...yours ... We are ... not the less oblig'd by your kind Offer, tho' we decline accepting it; and to show our grateful Sense of it, if the Gentlemen of Virginia will send us a Dozen of their Sons, we will take Care of their Education, instruct them in all we know, and make Men of them. (Drake 1834, 27) In the...
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American Indians: Answers to Today's Questions

Jack Utter - History - 2001 - 494 pages
...grateful Sense of it, if the Gentlemen of Virginia shall send us a Dozen of their Sons, we will take care of their Education, instruct them in all we know, and make Men of them. K-1. What is the general history of education programs for American Indians? The hundreds of tribes,...
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Building a New System: Colonial America, 1607-1763

Center for Gifted Education - Science - 2002 - 363 pages
...We are, however, not the less oblig'd by your kind Offer, tho' we decline accepting it; and, to show grateful Sense of it, if the Gentlemen of Virginia will send us a Dozen of their Sons, we will take care of their Education; instruct them in all we know, and make Men of them." Exerpted from an article...
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The Cultural Nature of Human Development

Barbara Rogoff - Psychology - 2003 - 448 pages
...totally good for nothing. We are, however, not the less obliged by your kind offer . . . and to show our grateful sense of it, if the gentlemen of Virginia...instruct them in all we know, and make men of them, (quoted in Drake, 1834) cized the French use of toys to get infants to learn something for the future...
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Reinventing Eden: The Fate of Nature in Western Culture

Carolyn Merchant - Nature - 2004 - 308 pages
...We are however, none the less obliged by your kind offer, tho' we decline accepting it; and to show our grateful sense of it, if the gentlemen of Virginia...education, instruct them in all we know, and make men of them."15 INDIANS AND WILDERNESS With Indians largely vanquished and moved to reservations by the 1890s,...
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Education as Enforcement: The Militarization and Corporatization of Schools

Kenneth J. Saltman, David Gabbard - Education - 2003 - 332 pages
...grateful sense of it, if the gentlemen of Virginia will send us a dozen of their sons, we will take care of their education, instruct them in all we know, and make men of them.4 Notice how respectful this letter is of those whose values seemed misplaced by the writer(s)....
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Alaska Native Political Leadership and Higher Education: One University, Two ...

Michael Jennings - Education - 2004 - 185 pages
...We are however not the less oblig'd by your kind Offer, tho' we decline in accepting it; and to show our grateful Sense of it, if the Gentlemen of Virginia...instruct them in all we know, and make Men of them. — CORNPLANTI-R (Seneca leader, in response to an otter from Bon Franklin to provide free higher education...
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American Indian Education: A History

Jon Allan Reyhner, Jeanne M. Oyawin Eder - History - 2006 - 370 pages
...We are however not the less obliged by your kind Offer, though we decline accepting it: And to show our grateful sense of it, if the Gentlemen of Virginia...instruct them in all we know, and make Men of them. (Franklin 1784, 21-22; original emphasis) Indian Commissioner TJ Morgan, in his 1890 annual report,...
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