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Reform movements between 1800 and 1860. Second Great Awakening. In the early 1800s a Religious fervor sweeps the nation. Revivalist ministers preach all over the nation. Spirit for change and reform sweeps across the country. Mormons, Transcendentalists and Utopian Communities. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • Reform Movements between 1800 and 1860

  • Great AwakeningIn the early 1800s a Religious fervor sweeps the nation.Revivalist ministers preached all over the nation, especially on the Frontier and a spirit for change and reform swept across the country.Charles Grandison Finney

  • Mormons, Transcendentalists and Utopian CommunitiesWhile mainstream religions grew in large numbers, during this time many smaller religious sects also spring up, including groups like Mormons, the Transcendentalists as well as other Utopian Communities.Henry David ThoreauRalph Waldo EmersonBrigham YoungJoseph Smith

  • Brook Farm todayRichard Allen

    1) How did the 2nd Great Awakening spark religious and social change, as well as religious discrimination?2) How did differing religious beliefs contribute to an increase in the sectional divisiveness of the country?2nd Great AwakeningCharles Grandison Finney/evangelismRichard Allen/AME ChurchJoseph Smith and Brigham Young / Mormonsutopian communities Brook Farm/New Harmony TranscendentalismEmerson and ThoreauQuakers

  • Education, Mental Hospital System, and Prison Reform, and the Temperance MovementThe reform and revival spirit of the second great awakening spurred a movement to reform other aspects of society as well.Listed above are some of the most famous reform movements.

    Dorothea DixHorace Mann

  • Neal Dow

    1) How is change influenced by the actions of citizens?2) In what ways did religious influence impact the effectiveness of social movements in the first part of the 19th century?

    Horace MannPublic school movementDorothea DixTemperance movementNeal DowRehabilitationPrison ReformPennsylvania SystemAuburn Model

  • AbolitionismSpringing from the reforming fervor of the Second Great Awakening, abolitionism picked up steam.During this time, abolitionist newspapers like the Liberator were founded and Books such as Uncle Toms Cabin brought widespread attention to the issue.William Lloyd GarrisonNat TurnerHarriet Beecher Stowe

  • Frederick DouglassDavid WalkerSojourner Truth

    1) How did both sides of the abolitionist movement use religion to support their viewpoint?2) What were other arguments for and against abolitionism?William Lloyd Garrison/ The LiberatoremancipationNat TurnerFrederick Douglass Sojourner TruthDavid WalkerHarriet Beecher StoweUncle Toms Cabinnecessary evilGag RuleThe American Anti-Slavery Society

  • The (early) Womens MovementWomen who were a central part of the social reform and abolitionist movements decided that they too deserved equal rites.This led to the beginning of the womens movement.Sarah and Angelina GrimkeElizabeth Cady StantonLucretia Mott

  • Susan B. AnthonyAmelia BloomerMargaret Fuller

    1) How was the womens movement connected to abolitionism and other reform movements of the time?2) How did different groups of leaders disagree with regard to what should be the aims of the womens rights movement?Susan B. AnthonyWomens RightsThe Grimke Sisters (Quakers)Elizabeth Cady StantonLucretia MottMargaret FullerSeneca Falls ConventionAmelia BloomerMarried Womens Property ActThe Declaration of Sentiments