Democracy`s Hope: A Manual for Teaching Democracy in the Secondary Grades
Author(s)Bass, W. A.et al
Contributor(s)Teachers of the Nashville Public Schools
KeywordsTeachers -- Training of -- Tennessee -- Davidson County.
Democracy -- Study and teaching -- United States.
Segregation in education -- Southern States.
Scopes trial, rise of fundamentalism, and public education .
Civil and Human Rights.
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AbstractPublication of the City Public Schools, Nashville, Tennessee, 1952. According to the foreward written by Superintendent W. A. Bass, "The public school is the cradle of American democracy. . . . This manual has been prepared by classroom teachers in the Nashville Public Schools as a guide to democratic living in the elementary grades." It contains lists of statements about how children should interact with their family, school, community, nation and world. There are classroom activities and suggestions for experiences with in different subject areas. Within the manual are numerous photographs of segregated classrooms.
The University of Tennessee Libraries (Knoxville, Tennessee) is the digital publisher.