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Kevin Swanson

Were the Frontier Folk Poorly Educated? - Literacy Far Better in 1800s

December 29, 2020
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America became the strongest nation on earth, economically and politically, on the backs of one-room-school houses and homeschools. Then, the experts showed up. They centralized controls, incorporated compulsory attendance, and then ruined it. Fourteen year old girls would speak at a 16-grade level and put the present president of the United States to shame for their literary abilities. Big government-funded education and the elimination of the fear of God from public schools pretty much ruined education in the US.

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Kevin Swanson is the host of Generations Radio and a homeschool father of five children. Homeschooled himself in the 1960's and 1970's, Kevin went on to run for US Senate and has since traveled around the US and world speaking on the family, education, and biblical worldview. As the Director of Generations with Vision, Kevin has a passion for faith, family, and freedom in the 21st Century.

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