Dateline: Philadelphia, 1693. It is a sure thing that the regulations in this major town reflect how life was back then, up and down the eastern seaboard. Let’s read between the lines and listen in. Primary source, great for teachers and students.
Dateline: Philadelphia, 1694. An audit spotted the public malfeasance. What was to be done? Great for looking at money equivalence from province to county. A county tax table is included.
Dateline: Virginia, 1696. This Act of the Assembly gives the answer. Short primary source for American history teachers and students.
Dateline: Philadelphia, 10 Feb 1698. Or at least that’s what a letter from England claimed. How would the Philadelphia Council reply?
Dateline: Virginia, 1751. This Act of the House of Burgesses tells us. Primary source for teachers of American history on all levels and students.
Dateline: 12 Feb 1698: They actually enacted laws to set up the public school of Philadelphia, with money. Girls could attend, and poor children could go for gratis.They had this idea back in 1684.
Dateline: Virginia, 1758. Are the Governor, Council and General Assembly heartless or merciful in difficult times? Read the (short) Act to find out. Primary source for history teachers and students.
Dateline: Philadelphia: 1684, the Quakers recognize how beneficial public education is. Or was it private education?
Dateline: Virginia, 1756 to 1759. Primary sources for American history teachers and students.
Dateline: 1683 to 1700, Pennsylvania and West Jersey. The head of household served in the highest level of government of the Province of Pennsylvania, but his own really bad behavior brought him down.