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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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Multiculturalism and Learning Style: Teaching and Counseling Adolescents

Rita Dunn, Rita Stafford Dunn, Shirley A. Griggs, Shirley A.. Griggs - Education - 1995 - 280 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. (Drake, cited in Berger & Thompson, 1994) Santrock (1992) summarized the values of mainstream adolescents...
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Beyond Comfort Zones in Multiculturalism: Confronting the Politics of Privilege

Sandra Jackson, Jose Solis, José Solís - Education - 1995 - 269 pages
...We are however not the less obliged by your kind Offer, tho' we decline in 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.24 Contemporary Native American scholars, one of the most prominent being Vine Deloria, Jr., have...
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American Indian Quotations

Howard Langer - History - 1996 - 260 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. (Ibid.) OLD TASSEL (?-1788)...
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Kekionga!: The Worst Defeat in the History of the U.S. Army

Wilbur Edel - History - 1997 - 148 pages
...nothing. We are however 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...acquired great Order and Decency in conducting them. . . . He that would speak, rises. The rest observe a profound silence. ... To interrupt another, even...
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Chemawa Indian Boarding School: The First One Hundred Years, 1880 to 1980

Sonciray Bonnell - Education - 1997 - 162 pages
...We are however 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...Education, instruct them in all we know, and make Men of them.8 Regardless of the different conceptions of education that Canasatego spoke of, colonial powers,...
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To Live Heroically: Institutional Racism and American Indian Education

Delores J. Huff - History - 1997 - 211 pages
...nothing. We are however, not the less obligated by your kind offer, though we must decline 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. 1 The chiefs' rejection...
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Studying Native America: Problems and Prospects

Social Science Research Council (U. S.) American Indian Studies advisor - Education - 1998 - 443 pages
...or kill an Enemy, spoke our Language imperfectly,... were totally good for nothing.... However,... if the Gentlemen of Virginia will send us a Dozen...instruct them in all we know, and make Men of them." 1 1 Nor did Native Americans given a Christian education in early colleges necessarily stay Christian...
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Native American Higher Education in the United States

Cary Michael Carney - Education - 1999 - 193 pages
...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 Care of their Education, instruct them in all we know, and make Men of them. (Langer, 1996: Otis, 1971,...
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The British Museum Encyclopedia of Native North America

Rayna Green, Director American Indian Program Rayna Green, Melanie Fernandez - Reference - 1999 - 213 pages
...to show our grateful sense of it, the Gentlemen of Virginia will send us a dozen of their Sons, and we will take great Care of their Education, instruct them in all we know, and make Men of them. 1n 1840, the Cherokees decided to set up their own free state school system. By 1846, 21 state schools...
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Encyclopedia of the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois Confederacy)

Bruce Elliott Johansen, Barbara Alice Mann - History - 2000 - 366 pages
...Canassatego concluded his thought, according to Franklin: "To show our grateful sense of it [the offer], if the Gentlemen of Virginia will send us a dozen...instruct them in all we know, and make Men of them" (Franklin, 970). Canassatego died in 1750; a contemporary source says that he was poisoned by the French...
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