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Aristocratic Education and the Making of the American Republic$
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Mark Boonshoft

Print publication date: 2020

Print ISBN-13: 9781469661360

Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: September 2021

DOI: 10.5149/northcarolina/9781469661360.001.0001

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The Emergence of Academies

The Emergence of Academies

The Great Awakening and Colonial Elite Formation

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(p.13) Chapter One The Emergence of Academies
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Aristocratic Education and the Making of the American Republic
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Mark Boonshoft

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University of North Carolina Press
DOI:10.5149/northcarolina/9781469661360.003.0002

Academies arrived in colonial America during the First Great Awakening. They were built at first by Presbyterians with the goal of training clergy. Other denominations quickly followed suit. Before long, it became clear that academies also offered a secular education that appealed to middling and elite colonists across denominational lines. Denominational academies seemed to help solve the larger problem of elite formation in colonial America.

Keywords:   Great Awakening, Colonial America, Elite Formation, Presbyterians, Academies

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