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Author Abrams, Paula, 1953-

Title Cross purposes : Pierce v. Society of Sisters and the struggle over compulsory public education / Paula Abrams
Published Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, [2009]
©2009
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 280 pages, 6 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations
Contents One hundred percent Americanism -- We the people -- The entering wedge -- Good enough for all -- Who owns your child? -- Romanism -- Seeing red -- The majority will -- A great cross -- Turf -- A perfect storm -- Delicate and difficult questions -- Take the scholars -- An extravagance in simile -- Final duty and power -- The little red schoolhouse -- Last refuge -- A mere creature of the state
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-261) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Pierce, Walter Marcus, 1861-1954 -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Catholic schools -- Oregon -- Portland -- History -- 20th century.
Catholics -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Church schools -- Law and legislation -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Due process of law -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Educational law and legislation -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Private schools -- Law and legislation -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Religious minorities -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Oregon -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Genre/Form History.
Trials, litigation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0472021397 (electronic bk.)
9780472021390 (electronic bk.)