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Joint Resolution of the Georgia General Assembly calling for the teaching


Joint Resolution of the Georgia General Assembly

Feb. 15, 1952

COURSES IN U.S. HISTORY AND CIVICS IN SCHOOLS

No. 163 (House Resolution No. 303).

A Resolution.

Whereas, many subversive ideas are being conveyed to the children of this State through our educational system, and

Whereas, during these tryi8ng times it becomes increasingly important that our children be indoctrinated with the ideals of democracy which have been practiced in this great Nation of ours since it[s] beginning, and

Whereas, such ideals may best be shown our children by the teaching of history, geography and civics of the United States,

Now therefore, be it resolved by the General Assembly of Georgia that the Board of Regents, the State Board of Education, and the State School Superintendent be urged and requested to require that United States history, geography and civics be taught in all the high schools of this State so that each student may have at least one year’s course in each, and that United States history, geography and civics be taught in all State colleges of this State so that each student may have at least one year’s course in each.

Approved February 15, 1952.

Ga. Laws 1952, pp. 619-620.