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Question 1: In September 1821, however, the city of Troy, New York, requested that the school be moved there, and Willard accepted the offer and founded the ________.
Rensselaer Polytechnic InstituteEmma WillardEmma Willard SchoolBoarding school

Question 2: Emma started teaching at the age of 17 and shortly after turning 20, received job offers from Westfield, Massachusetts, Middlebury, Vermont, and ________.
Columbia County, New YorkHudson, New YorkPoughkeepsie, New YorkTroy, New York

Question 3: Afterward, renamed the ________,42°42′51.30″N 73°39′40.23″W / 42.71425°N 73.661175°W / 42.71425; -73.661175Coordinates: 42°42′51.30″N 73°39′40.23″W / 42.71425°N 73.661175°W / 42.71425; -73.661175 it was notably prosperous and successful.
Rensselaer Polytechnic InstituteEmma Willard SchoolTroy, New YorkBoarding school

Question 4: After moving to ________ she opened the Waterford Academy in 1819 in Waterford, New York, but it was closed in 1821 due to a lack of continued funding by its citizens and administration.
New YorkNew JerseyMassachusettsConnecticut

Question 5: Her husband's nephew, another John Willard, lived with them while attending nearby ________.
Amherst CollegeMiddlebury CollegePomona CollegeWesleyan University

Question 6: Emma Willard was born Emma Hart in ________, the sixteenth of her father's seventeen children and the ninth of her mother's ten children, of Samuel Hart and his second wife, Lydia Hinsdale Hart.
Bloomfield, ConnecticutSuffield, ConnecticutSouthington, ConnecticutBerlin, Connecticut

Question 7: Emma Willard (February 23, 1787 – April 15, 1870) was an American women's rights advocate and the pioneer who founded the first women's school of ________.
Higher educationCollegeUniversityAcademic degree







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