Please list five significant historical events/leaders from this era in eduation (Chapters Three and Four) and choose two to compare and contrast. Your Discussion Forum response will satisfy the following requirements:




Chapter 3



Thomas Jefferson (1743–1826)


·      Plan for a State Education System


·      Founding the University of Virginia


Benjamin Rush (1746–1813)


·      Free Schools


·      Education for Women and African Americans


·      A National University


Noah Webster (1758–1843)


·      Spelling Books


·      Schoolmaster of the Republic


Joseph Lancaster


  • Monitorial schools


Robert Raikes


  • Sunday school


Robert Owen


  • infant school




Chapter 4



Horace Mann (1796–1859)


  • teacher institute


James G. Carter (1795–1845)


Henry Barnard (1811–1900)


Catharine Beecher (1800–1878




  1. Five events and the date each event occurred is listed.
  2. Two events are chosen and a Venn Diagram is completed showing (at least three in each category) the similarities and differences of each chosen event.
  3. Three of the following five questions have been answered.
  • These events are still significant today because____.
  • If I could change the outcome of one of my listed events I would change___ because____.
  • If only one of these events/individuals could have taken place; I would chose ___ because____.
  • If I could change the outcome of one of my chosen events I would choose___ because____.
  • What would you say is the most important result of each of your chosen events?




Please make sure to refer to the text.



Provided attachment of Venn Diagram



Also, provided a list of leaders in which you can use. Please make sure to only use these in comparison along with the events.



Book: Webb, L. D. (2014). History of American Education: Voices and Perspectives. San Diego: Bridgepoint Education.


If you have any questions in regards to this discussion questions, please feel free to ask me. Thank you in advance.

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