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What were American elementary schools like in the 1700s?--or in the 1800s ?--or when your grandparents went to school? If you think school is hard now, check out the 1600s! Travel through the centuries on our timeline and get 100% on the quiz (in Lesson Plans) later!
You can find out about everything, from what the children read to what their school building looked like and from how much the teacher got paid to how the children were disciplined. There are funny pictures to look at that explain some of the material and many interesting facts.
After you read each time period about the history of schools in the U.S.A., you may appreciate your own school a lot more!