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30

What was the ratio of homes to school

For every 50 homes there is one school

31

What did schools use to teach people to read

They use the new England primer

32

Why were some earlier colleges founded

They were founded to train ministers

33

What was the first college

Harvard

34

What was the enlightenment

Of movement in Europe which emphasize that knowledge, science, and reason could improve society

35

Who is the best known American scientist it what did he invent

Ben Franklin invented the mechanical arm the rocking chair the riding chair that odometer a pulley system and bifocal spectacles

36

What happened in 1735

John peters anger faced libel he wrote a critical article about the royal governor of New York

37

Who is Andrew Hamilton

He argued that the freedom of speech was a basic write. Won trial for zenger this was a huge step in development of free press in America