U.S language and Schooling

Timeline created by akoerner
In History
  • Educating the Indians

    Educating the Indians
    Education of Native Americans was one of the ways people thought they could fix "the Indian problem". Photo Citation: Educating the Indians--a female pupil of the government school at Carlisle visits her home at Pine Ridge Agency / from a sketch by a corresponding artist. (n.d.). Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA. https://www.loc.gov/resource/cph.3c00543/
  • Assimilation through education

    Assimilation through education
    This photo shows the dedication of families to their children who they weren't allowed to talk to. Education was a power move to try and assimilate the native people and take their language away from them.
    Photo Citation:Indian Boarding Schools: Assimilation through Education - Primary Source Set | Teacher Resources - Library of Congress. (n.d.). Www.Loc.Gov. Retrieved March 31, 2020, from http://www.loc.gov/teachers/classroommaterials/primarysourcesets/assimilation/
  • School Begins

    School Begins
    This print show Uncle Sam as a teacher, eluding to the US being leaders and the one to teach the rest of the world what to do and think. None of the students look happy. To me this is showing push back against Americanization. Photo Citation:School begins. (2019). Loc.Gov. https://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2012647459/
  • Elementary school children

    Elementary school children
    This picture is an example of small children being taught.It is important because it shows a top heavy education. Photo Citation:[Elementary school children standing and watching teacher write at blackboard, Washington, D.C.]. (n.d.). Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA. Retrieved March 31, 2020, from https://www.loc.gov/item/96516051/
  • A Chinese Scholar

    A Chinese Scholar
    This picture represents the end of of Chinese immigration by 1936 the government would shut down the boarders, and Chinese people would be pushed to the fringes of society. Photo Citation:A chinese scholar. (n.d.). Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA. Retrieved March 31, 2020, from https://www.loc.gov/item/2017658980/
  • Americanization

    Americanization
    This picture to me represents the differences being held against Mexico's education system and their resistance against Americanization Photo Citation:"mexico; children watch teacher." (1935). Loc.Gov. https://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2012647459/
  • National Education Association

    National Education Association
    The teachers union advocates for teachers Photo Citation: National Education Association. Close-up of entrance to National Education Association, side view. (n.d.). Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA. Retrieved March 31, 2020, from https://www.loc.gov/item/2019678363/
  • Progress Through Unity

    Progress Through Unity
    This picture is speaking towards integration and school busing. Photo Citation: Progress through unity. (n.d.). Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA. Retrieved April 3, 2020, from https://www.loc.gov/item/2017647970/
  • What is College?

    What is College?
    This cartoon shows school children talking about President Clinton's plan to use federal aid to make a college education available to more people highlighting the education gap. Photo Citation: “I hear President Clinton wants to spend money to send more people to college -- what is college?” / Herblock. (n.d.). Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA. Retrieved April 3, 2020, from https://www.loc.gov/item/2012643809/
  • More Bilingual Education

    More Bilingual Education
    "More bilingual education! More graduates with less English -- more official ballots printed in foreign languages -- and more political double-talk!"
    This cartoon shows how changing political, economic and social forces drive thoughts on language. Photo Citation:“More bilingual education!..." (n.d.). Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA. Retrieved April 3, 2020, from https://www.loc.gov/item/2012643969/