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Author:Jonathan Kozol
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Quote by Jonathan Kozol : “One hundred years before the”

One hundred years before the present government existed, a powerful leader, Sir William Berkeley, governor of Virginia, stated his views in clear, unflinching terms. “I thank God,” he said, that “there are no free schools nor printing [in this land]. For learning has brought disobedience, and heresy, and sects into the world, and printing hath divulged them…God save us from both! – Jonathan Kozol