- Create a T-chart comparing the recommendations made by Horace Mann and Amos Dean to the Iowa legislature and what aspects were made into law. Rate the success of the commissioners based on your chart.
- What step(s) had to be taken in order for Mann's reform efforts to take effect?
- In each source, what step was necessary for the reformers' ideas to actually take effect?
"Title XIV. Of Education," Iowa Code, 1860. Courtesy of Iowa Legislature