Education: Civics

John Hays Hammond, Chairman of the late United States (Fact Finding) Coal Commission, and Alton B. Parker, who once campaigned for President against Theodore Roosevelt, gathered the cohorts of the National Civic Federation and set out to attack public indifference, ignorance, error.

They plan " an educational campaign on current economic and political movements." As stimulants they offer such questions as: " What has been the social and industrial progress of the American people? To what extent is the public protected against frauds and impurities in the food supply? " etc.,...

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