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American History: A Capsule

The social and political upheavals that shaped American society have had a profound impact on the education system too. This capsule of the history of the USA will help international students understand and appreciate the values of the American academic system.

In order to appreciate the American education system, it is necessary to have some idea of America, the country, and what makes it tick. American history—brief (by world standards), colorful, and dramatic—has had an important influence on the way American education has evolved. While a proper understanding of American history would require the luxury of several semesters and reams of paper, this is an attempt to compress it into a small capsule, which ...

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