“Goodness without knowledge is weak…yet knowledge without goodness is dangerous.”

“In the 19th Century, a common educational goal was to produce intelligent citizens able to function in a democratic society. Throughout the century, the expansion of immigration demonstrated the need to educate children that would be functional in English, understand and participate in the democratic process, and develop a morality consistent with virtuous behavior.” READ…

Immigrants of Yesteryear

Rock Springs, Wyoming 1885. A massacre that killed 28-50 Chinese miners seems a pretty solid case of racism–but no. Life and the hearts of men are never that simple. The  ideal of masculinity in the late 19th century was on a collision course with a new corporate manhood. One claimed a man to be an…