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Beard, 1937. Social Research 4(3):391-398

Part Three: The Bearing of Education: Democracy and Education in the United States
Charles A. Beard

Social Research: An International Quarterly

Volume 4, No. 3 (Fall 1937): 391-398

Excerpt:--...[Education in American democracy] presents, as I am given to see it, four obligations. The first is to instruct youth in those humane ideals which form the essence of democracy and its primary cohesive force. These are moral values, as distinguished from the values of sheer physical might and sheer greed; and instruction in these moral values should be exemplified in class room, community, group and nationalistic practice. The second obligation is to furnish youth a realistic knowledge of our political institutions and practices -- as realistic as science, research and exposition can make it. The third obligation is instruction in the realities of economic processes, their relation to standards of life and their intimate affiliations with the nature, operation, and prospects of democracy. The fourth obligation is the enrichment of individual life by instruction in the noblest and best creations of men and women in letters, the arts, the sciences and all other splendid man
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