History of Education Timeline

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In History
  • The American Colonial Period

    The American Colonial Period
    In the Colonial American period of education, Europeans were motivated to come into a new land for education because of their lack of school systems. Their motivations varied, some seeked economic opportunity, greater religious freedom, & better society. Most schools at the time that existed were mainly for elementary grades and some universities. Schools were viewed as a way to reach goals or teach basic skills for farming.