Essays Tagged: "Elementary Education Act 1870"

How and with what success has liberalism sought to emancipate individuals?

he first reform that most clearly emancipates the individual during Gladstone's premiership was the Elementary Education Act of 1870. This as Heywood argues was seen as a way out in the 19th Century f ... entury form the, "Spread of slums, poverty, ignorance and disease." The act established the English elementary schooling system, as children up to the age of 12 were made to attend primary school. It ...

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Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory