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“Loyalists’ “ Oaths


by Florence Curtis Hanson — 1935

TWENTY states have passed bills requiring teachers to take an oath of loyalty or allegiance, the most recent being Massachusetts, cradle of liberty. In other states bills are pending. What is this “loyalty” of which there is so much talk? What is the nature of the enacted and proposed “oaths” legislation? Why are teachers singled out for special oaths? What are the requirements of the Constitution and what was the intention of the founding fathers relative to oaths?


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 1 Number 1, 1935, p. 47-49
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 13176, Date Accessed: 12/11/2017 12:20:56 PM

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