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A Lesson in Civics

by Charles A. Beard - 1937

I am much perplexed about the copy-book axioms that I learned in Economics A-l and A-2. To what extent are they now valid in practice? Do contemporary economists check their axioms against such practices as those revealed by the Wheeler subcommittee? If so, don't they find their beautiful structure of economic logic somewhat askew just now? And how are civics teachers going to make all this plain to youngsters preparing themselves for the duties of American citizenship? One more question: are addresses on Patriotism enough?

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 4 Number 28, 1937, p. 9-10
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 13569, Date Accessed: 8/15/2020 4:17:18 AM

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