John Brown

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  Selected Notes: 2012 How American Educational System Fails Students Countless numbers of young people and adults receive virtually no useful guidance in assessing their skills and talents in the current American educational system. In middle grades and high school, the ratio of 1 counselor for 500 students is not uncommon. Furthermore, many of the counselors lack […]

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John Brown: Entrepreneur and Abolitionist

John Brown struggled throughout his life as a businessman, living near the poverty level. Few influential historical figures have failed so miserably at so many different pursuits, says American studies professor and historian David S. Reynolds. Brown was a tanner, lumber dealer, wool distributor, horse breeder, cattle trader, and real estate, speculator. Actually astute in […]

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