Education In The South Analysis

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Ch. 9 – Education in the South

Although the South depended on agriculture, there were a some people educated. The South didn’t support education for a variety of reasons. One was that people believed that there was no importance to children’s education. Southerners believed that all children only had to know their parents’ skills, such as planting or sewing. Southerners also thought education in the South would give African Americans a chance to learn how to read and write, which would make them communicate-to transmit information, thought, or feeling so it is received and understood- and rebel against the Whites. At the time, slaves in the South were not encouraged to receive education so they don’t exceed-or to go beyond the limits-the
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