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Colonial Education, 1636-1775

Generation 1: Reformation Beginnings 1635-1740

  • First colleges are founded
    • Harvard
    • William and Mary
    • Yale

Generation 2: Colonial Colleges 1745-1775

  • More colleges are founded
  • Princeton is the first of the colonial colleges
  • New colleges follow Princeton's precedent
  • Curriculum is unique compared to the reformation period