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" But you who are wise must know, that different nations have different conceptions of things ; and you will therefore not take it amiss, if our ideas of this kind of education happen not to be the same with yours. "
The Complete Works in Philosophy, Politics, and Morals, of the Late Dr ... - Page 381
by Benjamin Franklin - 1806
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The Enslavement of the American Indian in Colonial Times

Barbara Olexer - History - 2005 - 244 pages
...that you mean to do us Good by your Proposal and we thank you heartily. But you who are so wise must know that different Nations have different Conceptions of things; and you will not therefore take it amiss, if our ideas of this kind of Education happens not to be the same with...
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Indigenous Education and Empowerment: International Perspectives

Ismael Abu-Saad, Duane Champagne - Social Science - 2006 - 197 pages
...European" education systems stand opposed to indigenous paradigms and worldviews.J You, who are wise must know that different Nations have different Conceptions...of this kind of Education happen not to be the same as yours.3 This chapter illustrates these issues by emphasizing indigenous cultures, curricula, and...
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Diverse Communities: The Problem with Social Capital

Barbara Arneil - Political Science - 2006
...an offer of education for their children in the following terms, as recorded by Benjamin Franklin: Several of our young people were formerly brought...the Northern Provinces. They were instructed in all of your sciences but when they came back to us they were bad runners, ignorant of every means of living...
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Transatlantic Voices: Interpretations of Native North American Literatures

Elvira Pulitano - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 337 pages
...Franklin's praise of (European) learning with a statement of cultural relativism: You, who are wise, must know that different Nations have different Conceptions...will therefore not take it amiss, if our ideas of Education happen not to be the same as yours. We have had some experience of it; Several of our young...
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard's Almanac, and Other Papers

Benjamin Franklin - 189? - 308 pages
...that you mean to do us good by your proposal, and we thank you heartily. But you, who are wise, must know that different nations have different conceptions...formerly brought up at the colleges of the northern * The Six Nations were six tribes of lndians formed in a league, also known as the lrequois. provinces...
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The Beauties of Franklin: Consisting of Selections from His Works

Benjamin Franklin - 1834 - 186 pages
...that you mean to do us good by your proposal ; and we thank you heartily. But you who are wise must know, that different nations have different conceptions...people were formerly brought up at the colleges of the northem provinces ; they were instructed in all your sciences; but when they came back to us, they...
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Proceedings, American Philosophical Society (vol. 94, no. 4)

...that you mean to do us Good by your Proposal ; and we thank you heartily. But you, who are wise, must know that different Nations have different Conceptions...Education happen not to be the same with yours. We have liad some Experience of it; Several of our young People were formerly brought up at the Colleges of...
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Indians at Work, Volume 2

United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs - Indians of North America - 1934
...that you mean to do us good by your proposal, and we thank you heartily. But you, who are wise, mudt know that different nations have different conceptions...therefore not take it amiss if our ideas of this kind oŁ' education happen not to be the same as yours. We have had some experience of it. Several of our...
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