McGuffey’s Reader: “The Foundations of our Nation were Laid by Civilized men, by Christians… to Ridicule Them is National Suicide”

Selling a million copies a year for over 100 years, McGuffey’s Readers were the mainstay of public education in America. Generations of school children read them, making them some of the most influential books of all time. They were written by William McGuffey, who died MAY 4, 1873. Considered the “Schoolmaster of the Nation,” McGuffey … Continue reading McGuffey’s Reader: “The Foundations of our Nation were Laid by Civilized men, by Christians… to Ridicule Them is National Suicide”