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Author Chodes, John J.

Title Destroying the republic : Jabez Curry and the re-education of the old south / John Chodes
Published New York : Algora Pub., [2005]
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Description 1 online resource (1 volume)
Contents Advocate for state sovereignty -- Curry and the Confederacy -- Early Georgia years -- Curry goes to war -- Jabez Curry, political exile -- Curry's background : going to Alabama -- Southern preaching as guerrilla war -- Reconstruction as re-education -- Curry's background : Alabama politics to Congress -- Curry's mental transition -- Jabez Curry and the Peabody Education Fund -- Rutherford B. Hayes, Curry, and the Peabody Fund -- The Blair bill : a step toward nationalized schools -- John Eaton's Bureau of Education : the new psychology -- The new psychology becomes a curriculum -- Conclusion one : ambassador to Spain on the edge of war -- Conclusion two : Peabody again, Spain again, disillusion
Summary Jabez Curry was an aristocratic Alabamian. In the ante-bellum South he had a distinguished career in both the Alabama Assembly and the United States Congress. He tirelessly advocated the principles of state sovereignty and limited Federal Governmental pow
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Curry, J. L. M. (Jabez Lamar Monroe), 1825-1903.
Ambassadors -- United States -- Biography.
Educators -- United States -- Biography.
Confederate States of America -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0875864023 (electronic bk.)
0875864031 (ebook)
9780875864020 (electronic bk.)
9780875864037 (e-book)
(paperback; trade paper ; alk. paper)