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  1. Nov 2017
    1. To enable him to calculate for himself, and to express & preserve his ideas, his contracts & accounts in writing.

      This sentence illustrates the university’s purpose to allow the students to be in a school where they truly express themselves. This is quite ironic since the school was built by slaves and it was populated mostly by a white population. Thus this goes against the idea that they can be unbiased since the community is not that diverse at all. -Alexander An

    1. To understand his duties to his neighbours, & country, and to discharge with competence the functions confided to him by either.

      I agree with this statement because even though educating the youth is important there are other things in life that are more significant to being a person. In this case, it mentions how crucial it is for the person to work with others to achieve something greater. In addition, it states that we have to be together as a country and help each other in times of need. This can be related to current day such as voting and self run student government and honor system. -Alexander An

    2. To develope the reasoning faculties of our youth, enlarge their minds cultivate their morals, & instil into them the precepts of virtue & order.

      The main goal of a higher institution or university is to educate students and the youth to make a future brighter. In addition, they want the future generation to build a better place for everyone. I agreed with this statement because it illustrates that even though education is significant having morals and order as or more equal to being intelligent. I personally think it is important for a person to be kind and smart. Because if we have only smart people but indifferent people then no one will help each and no one will agree with each other. -Alexander An