U.S. History - Open Textbook LibraryA golden age is a period in a field of endeavor when great tasks were accomplished. The term originated from early Greek and Roman poets, who used it to refer to a time when mankind lived in a better time and was pure see Golden Age. The ancient Greek philosopher Hesiod introduced the term in his Works and Days , when referring to the period when the "Golden Race" of man lived. The Golden age as described by Hesiod was an age where all humans were created directly by the Olympian gods. They did not have women in their ranks, and could not reproduce. They lived long lives in peace and harmony, and were oblivious of death. The "Golden race" were however mortals, but would die peacefully and in their sleep unmarked by sickness and age.
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It is likely time for the remaining states that allow school corporal punishment to reconsider its use and to join the majority of U. The appendix mostly contains America's "founding documents" and adds very little you can't find already online. There are no offensive or culturally insensitive segments which I noticed. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.This book will continue to be useful, p. The chapter titles were also generally well-labeled so that I could locate a specific section quickly? Department of Education, as does a more general lack of attention to the stories of regular people! This early under-representation of environmental influences upon history continues throughout the text, particularly if the authors are able to update their final chapters.
Advance online publication. The use of objects to administer corporal punishment can lead to serious injury. Contact your Rep s! The book is well organized and has a nice flow.
The book has a standard chronological framework intermixed with some thematic elements. Corporal punishment of adults has hitsory banned in U. By grouping the Missouri Crisis together with the Mexican War and the founding of the Liberty Party in the chapter on pre westward expansion, the authors effectively set the stage for the important role of the western frontier in the escalating North-South tensions that drove the country closer and closer to civil war.
School corporal punishment is currently legal in 19 states, and over , children in these states are subject to corporal punishment in schools each year. Given that the use of school corporal punishment is heavily concentrated in Southern states, and that the federal government has not included corporal punishment in its recent initiatives about improving school discipline, public knowledge of this issue is limited. The aim of this policy report is to fill the gap in knowledge about school corporal punishment by describing the prevalence and geographic dispersion of corporal punishment in U. This policy report is the first-ever effort to describe the prevalence of and disparities in the use of school corporal punishment at the school and school-district levels. We end the report by summarizing sources of concern about school corporal punishment, reviewing state policies related to school corporal punishment, and discussing the future of school corporal punishment in state and federal policy.