Juvenile Facilities, Orphan Trains, and Imperialism

June 2002
Journal of Correctional Education;Jun2002, Vol. 53 Issue 2, p83
Academic Journal
Presents information on the history of English colonization including indenturing servants to the American colonies, sending convicts to Australia, and shipping orphans to Canada. Transportation of population to meet demand in frontier areas of the British empire; Adoption of the orphan train procedure by the U.S. during the late 19th century.


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