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Please Don't Quote Me
Schools in the pioneer time were an iffy proposition. You read about the log ones, those held in the homes or meeting house with a single teacher, sixteen years old. There was no place to go but up. But that didn’t happen for twenty-thirty years, not as fast as you might suppose. Not until the 1850’s did the situation begin to improve. People were busy taming the frontier, building railroads, enlarging cities. With determination and perseverance of some, schools went forward.
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