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Edf1005 Quiz 7

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EDF1005 Quiz 7
Quiz on Chapter Seven in Textbook and readings from week six and the film, "The Spartans. "

  
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1.  The common school movement represented
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2.  ______________is often described as the first pure mathematician. He is an extremely important figure in the development of mathematics yet we know relatively little about his mathematical achievements.
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3.  The importance of the 1874 Kalamazoo, Michigan, court case was that it legally validated public funds for support of
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4.  King of Sparta and the leader of the three hundred Spartans who died at Thermopylae
5.  Benjamin Franklin’s Academy upheld all of the following principles regarding education EXCEPT 
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6.  Only 15 years after arriving in America, the Puritans established the
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7.  In the colonial period, which area offered the most structured, formal education? 
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8.  What we like to think of as "philosophic thought" first appears in Greece in a poem, Theogony , written by Hesiod about 725 B.C
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9.    Zeno of Elea tried to reconcile the views of Heraclitus and Parmenides by identifying four basic elements (which become the standard elements up until modernity): earth, water, air, and fire. These elements remain unchanging but combine to form the changing and moving world of our senses.
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10.  Which one of the following features of U.S. education today CANNOT be traced to colonial times?
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11.  __________________is credited for creating the paradox "the race between Achilles and the tortoise."  Achilles may never catch a tortoise if it's given a head start in Anaxagoras' a race. For before he caught up to the tortoise, Achilles would have to reach a point half-way from his starting point and the tortoise, then he must go half-way again, and so to infinity. No matter where Achilles is in relation to the tortoise, he still has an infinity of half-way points to cross, so he can never catch up to the tortoise.
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12.  ______________taught that all things come to be from the mixing of innumerable tiny particles of all kinds of substance, shaped by a separate, immaterial, creating principle, Nous ("Mind"). Nous is not explicitly called divine, but has the qualities of a creating god; Nous does not create matter, but rather creates the forms that matter assumes.
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13.  Church missionaries created a Cherokee syllabary to teach Native American children in their native
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14.  The Quote: "Every man has been made by God in order to acquire knowledge and contemplate," is credited to _______________
15.  The 1800s, Native Americans willingly sent their children to reservation schools.
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16.  Living well or happiness, according to the Greeks, is our ultimate end in that a conception of happiness serves to organize our various subordinate ends, by indicating the relative importance of our ends and by indicating how they should fit together into some rational overall scheme. 
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17.  ________________were professional teachers who, for a fee, would undertake to teach their students how to get ahead in the world.
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18.  Most Native American children are educated in public schools.
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19.  Education became a state responsibility through the
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20.  _____________ridiculed the anthropomorphic gods of Greece and believed in one great God, which was not physical but was all mind (in Greek: nous ), moving all things by the force of his spirit without himself having to move (since mind was not physical, it couldn't move).
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21.  Which of the following best describes the “gendered” nature of teaching in the U.S.?
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22.  __________________was the name of one of the rites of passage events where twelve year old spartans tried to steal cheese from a altar protected by older boys with whips.
23.  In the latter half of the fifth century, a group called the Sophists ("those with wisdom") shifted the inquiry towards  natural science.
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24.  According to the  film " Spartans" this man was the  creator of the utopian Spartan society. He was the legendary lawgiver of Sparta, who established the military-oriented reformation of Spartan society in accordance with the Oracle of Apollo at Delphi. All his reforms were directed towards the three Spartan virtues: equality (among citizens), military fitness and austerity.
25.  The “Old Deluder Satan Law” of 1647 required that
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26.  The name most closely associated with the common school movement is
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27.  In Sparta, older soldiers mentored younger soldiers, helped them i their training and also kept them as lovers
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28.  In early colonial times, education was aimed at
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29.  RWho is this pre-Socratic Philosopher?
30.  ____________taught that Being (or Existence) must be unchanging and unmoving, and so the changing world registered by our senses has no reality whatsoever and cannot be known at all (how can you "know" an illusion?). Only reason, without the senses, can lead us to the truth about existence, which neither moves nor changes nor has any parts. 
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31.  The first real textbook used in eighteenth-century colonial schools promoting not only mastery of the alphabet but also religious morality was the 
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32.  Helots were names of the class of tradesmen and merchants in Spartan society
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33.  Most of the Greek moralists think that, if we are rational, we aim at living well (eu zên) or happiness (eudaimonia). 
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