Papers On The Southern Spanish Colonies Of America

Paperback | January 30, 2012

byBernard Moses

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1911. Excerpt: ... THE SCHOOLS OF COLONIAL CHILE. It is affirmed that Gonzalo de Segovia, exiled from Peru for participation in the insurrection of Gonzalo Pizarro, was the first schoolmaster in Chile; but it does not appear that he had many pupils, for the Spanish settlement in Chile at the time of his arrival was merely a military camp. For the first fourteen years there were only a few women in the settlement besides the Indians, and almost all of the children were mestizos. Teachers are referred to in the records of Santiago for the last quarter of the sixteenth century. It was urged that one, Salinas, should be excused from going to the war against the Araucanians on the ground that "the city needed him to teach the children of its inhabitants to read and write.'11 In 1588, Diego Serrano was mentined as a teacher of children, and about the same time Pedro de Padilla had a i Medina, La Instruction Publico en Chile, XX; Historiadores de Chile, XVIII, 47. The work of Medina on Public Instruction consists of two parts. The first part is composed principally of letters, reports, and decrees which are connected with a sufficient number of paragraphs to make a fairly complete narrative. The second part is made up entirely of documents referring to the establishment of various grades of schools in Chile, covering the period from 1610 to 1738. The earliest documents in the second part of this collection relate to the foundation of the university of the Dominicans of Santiago, and the latest is the decree which constitutes the charter of the royal university of San Filipe. school "in a house near the plaza of the city."2 In 1615, Juan de Oropesa petitioned the cabildo for authority to establish a primary school. A few months later the corregidor of the capital ordered that Orope...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1911. Excerpt: ... THE SCHOOLS OF COLONIAL CHILE. It is affirmed that Gonzalo de Segovia, exiled from Peru for participation in the insurrection ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:52 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.11 inPublished:January 30, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217529135

ISBN - 13:9780217529136

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