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Any children resisting the teachings of a schoolmaster or displaying a disobedient nature could quickly be yanked from their benches for the liberal application of the master's lash or some other form of corporal punishment thought to drive the devil from the child's body. McGuire of the Carpenters, had been active in radical political movements. He was forced to work continuously at the pace set by the machine. That is what the founding fathers originally wanted the people to be able to do. ...

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