His ideas were new, attracted much attention, and were discussed in the periodicals of the time.
He was active in founding the American Institute of Instruction, in 1830, an organization that still exists in a flourishing condition, thus proving Carter's appreciation of what was needed.
Later, as a member of the Legislature, he strove earnestly for the cause of education, as we shall see presently.
Barnards Journal of Education, Vol.
V, pp. 407-416; also Hinsdale's Mann.
p. 52; Martin's Pt I should submit to you at this time what is the conclusion of my delving as an educational antiquary, a personification of Mr. Brooks' fancy of sixty years ago.
There are three men who will stand out above others in the history of that time: Carter, who showed the need; Brooks, who offered the remedy and aroused public attention so that the law was established, and Horace Mann, who put the law into practice.
At the Framingham meeting in July, 1864, one of the orators prepared an historic