Education in 1800's
In the east coast African-American children did not go to school because it was against the law. If you were caught teaching an African-American child you would be sent to jail, and were forced to pay an enormous fine, and the child would be whipped or tortured in other very cruel ways. In the northern states some African-American kids were allowed to attend school, but the schools they attended were very poor.
Schools and Students
Consequences for teaching African-Americans
Appearance and Supplies of Schools
Seasons of Learning
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