Date of Award


Document Type

Undergraduate Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science in Education

Degree Discipline

Arts and Science


Some claim that the method of teaching democracy in the high school is a problem. It is the duty, however of high school teachers to provide a student organization which will give every student a chance to express himself constructively, but an organization surely built which at every opportunity will utilize its own power to settle its own difficulties.

It is impossible and impracticable to include in the high school program a comprehensive study in each of the social sciences. And yet, it is unjust to the pupil that his knowledge of social facts and especially democracy should be limited.

From the standpoint of the purposes of secondary education, it is for less important that the youth should acquire a comprehensive knowledge of all the social sciences, than it is that he should be given experience and practice in the observation of social phenomena as he encounters them.

The high school must make the child feel his responsibility in having an effective and progressive community, that every community needs leadership, quality, intelligence, health, cooperation, and vision.

Committee Chair/Advisor

G. W. Reeves


Prairie View State College


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Date of Digitization


Contributing Institution

John B Coleman Library

City of Publication

Prairie View





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