Universal Military Education And Service; The Swiss System For The United States

Paperback | January 12, 2012

byLucien Howe

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1916. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... Untaught Americans 95 Second: Is the diffusion of knowledge as complete as it should be? To answer that let us see: (A) What part of our population does not even know how to read or write? The following table, giving the percentage of illiteracy in the United States and in the principal European countries, is instructive (3). Illiter- ate Per Country Cent. America Native white, native parents 3.7 Total popul'n in Continental U. S 7.7 Foreign-born white.... 12.7 Bulgaria 65.5 "254 France 14.1 "4-3 German Empire 0.05 Greece 57.2 "30.0 Prussia 0.02 Roumania 60.6 "41.0 Serbia 78.9 "434 Sweden 0.2 Switzerland 0.3 United Kingdom 1.0 . Population over 10 years 1910 . Population over 10 years 1910 .Population over 10 years 1910 .Population over 10 years 1905 .Army recruits 1909 .Population over 10 years 1906 .Army recruits 1912 .Army recruits 1912 .Population over 10 years 1907 .Army recruits .Army recruits 1910 . Population over 7 years 1909 .Army recruits 1911 .Population over 11 years 1900 . Army recruits 1911 .Army recruits 1911 .Army recruits 1911 .Army recruits 1903 1904 It shows that the United States has an average of 7.7 illiterates, or more than either of the other two 96 Service Lessens Illiteracy great Protestant countries, namely, England, I per cent, and Germany 0.05 per cent. We have3.7 per cent, illiterate native whites born of native parents. These facts speak for themselves. (B) In practically every country the illiteracy among recruits is less than among the rest of the population. In other words, for certain reasons, these recruits, either before their military service or while still recruits, do rise above the lowest grade of intelligence. In some countries this difference is very marked, as, for example, in Bulgaria, France, Greece, and Serbia. The...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1916. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... Untaught Americans 95 Second: Is the diffusion of knowledge as complete as it should be? To answer that let us see: (A) What part of ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:30 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.06 inPublished:January 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217416497

ISBN - 13:9780217416498

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