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Education in the 1930's and 1920's
Transcript of Education in the 1930's and 1920's
Rural Vs Urban
During the 1920's and 1930's, education was very tough for most of the students, it was very strict, rarely anyone caused trouble and everyone was respectful as they would call their elders by "Ma'am or Sir"
Education in the 1920's
Education in the 1920's was very rough, as most of the parents could not afford the proper needs for their kids.
The 1920's was known as the baby boom generations, this is when soldiers came back from WW2 and started family's. Student attendance went from 1 million to 4 million in the 1920s. Teachers were in demand due to many students
Most of the High school Graduates doubled during 1920's
Most of the students ended up quitting school and went to go get a job to support their families
Millions of students graduated due to lots of children coming in.
This refers to kill a mockingbird because during scouts school time, she had many different types of people, like Burris who was stinky and dirty, and like Walter who would never accept anything from other people because he cant repay them back, just like most of the other kids in the 1920s and 1930s who didn't have much to begin with
Education in the 1930's
The Education in the 1930's was very strict, the children were very respectful to their teachers, and rarely caused trouble.
Most schools were divided by boys and girls, and schools were run by nuns
Many of the students don't go into university.
School weeks went from Monday until Saturday
One of the main goals that were taught to students were to read
Bad weathers sometimes made it hard to teach or learn because the schools did not have heaters
Many kids played "Hooky" or "Ditch school"
The schools were divided by blacks and white
How this refers to the novel "To Kill A Mockingbird"
By Allen, Denzel, Miguel and Brian
Migration from Rural Areas to Cities caused:
Increase in students graduating high school
The demand for more teachers and higher salaries
More school days per year
More skilled workers for business and industry's were needed
Mental ability was more important then muscular strength
They supported formal education
Urban Americans were more open to changes and scientific view.
They thought formal education was not that important, (As long as the kids knew the three "R's" which where Reading, Riting and Rithmetic)
Physical strength and knowledge of farms, crops and animals were more important than reading.
Rural Americans were more about traditional religious and scientific view.
Blacks and whites were divided into different schools
Most of the people who attended school were white people
Blacks couldn't attend school because they could not afford most of the things they needed
Most just decided to get a job before finishing high school
How a white school looked like
How a black school looked like
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