STATE NORMAL SCHOOL, BRIDGEWATER. Geography century
industrial development of the nineteenth Sixnott. Nineteen weeks, three periods a week. Two units.
course designed to give the student an understanding of the rapid inby such factors as: the invention of machinery; division of labor; growth of education; application of dustrial progress of the last century as influenced
science to industry; of production;
organization of labor and capital;
History 3. Miss Roth or Mr. Arnold. Second year. Thirty-eight weeks, four periods a week. This course covers the aims and methods of teaching history in the junior high school. It includes a study of the development of American institutions and ideals in the political, social and economic worlds through European history to the present time. The end in view is the ability to interpret the great movements of history as a means of understanding the social problems of to-day.
History 4. Third year.
Thirteen weeks, four periods a week.
promoting good citizenship among the children in the schools. Special attention is given to the development of a course in community civics suitable for a junior high school. A study is made of the factors which tend to promote the welfare of the community, and of the means by which children may aid in the work. A direct application to the problems of the community is made through trips of investigation and a study of government reports, and the knowledge gained in this way is supplemented by reading from magazines, newspapers and the books of the social science library. of this course is to render the students efficient in
History 5. United States history (1885-1921) (elective). or Mr. Arnold. Third year. Thirteen weeks, three periods a week. One unit.
study of the development of the United States during the
years, with a view to interpreting present conditions in this country.
part of the time is given to the investigation of fundamental economic and political problems. The genesis and growth of trust, railroad and labor problems and their relation to the government; the trend toward centralization of power; the movement for more direct popular participation in government; the growth of the United States as a world power and her present status among the nations are made the subjects of special study.
History 6. Modem European history (elective). Miss Roth. Third or fourth year. Thirteen weeks, three periods a week. One unit. This course history that an
designed to give the acquaintance with modern European of to-day needs in order to understand the condi-