Iowa Past to Present

Iowa Past to Present Online Teacher's Guide

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Chapter 10: Schools for a New State

Introduction

As soon as they arrived in Iowa, pioneers began building schools. They felt strongly that their children needed to read and write to be good citizens. Soon after building schools, they built colleges as well. Today, as then, Iowans believe in good education. Read more…

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Iowa Past to Present Chapter Listing

This online teachers guide was developed as a companion to the textbook Iowa Past to Present: The People and the Prairie (Revised 3rd Ed.); written by Dorothy Schwieder, Thomas Morain, and Lynn Nielsen; published by University of Iowa Press. Select a chapter from the list below to find related content and classroom resources.

 

 


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