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A. Evangelical Protestant revivalism

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external image Quill_and_ink.pngBrief biography of Charles Finney.




B. Social reforms
A map of four key locations in the life of Harriet Tubman
A map of four key locations in the life of Harriet Tubman

rotating gif.gifSee United States History I.31 for more on abolitionism.


Lecture outline on social reforms during the 19th in America.


C. Ideals of domesticity
Female_Rose.pngLengthy, but highly influential, essay on the Ideals of Domesticity between 1820 and 1860.


Multimedia.pngVideo on early women's rights and suffrage movements.

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See United States History I.33 for more on women's suffrage.


D. Transcendentalism and utopianism


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Click here for an interactive map on Utopian Communities before the Civil War

Multimedia.pngInformative video about religious and social reform movements during the Second Great Awakening.


For more, see The Amana Colonies from the National Park Service.


E. American Renaissance: literary and artistic expressions
Portrait drawing of Sarah Margaret Fuller
Portrait drawing of Sarah Margaret Fuller

rotating gif.gifSee United States History I.34 for more on transcendentalism.

Multimedia.pngA Powerpoint about Transcendentalist art and artists.


Quill_and_ink.pngClick here for a biography of Margaret Fuller







Postage stamp featuring Elizabeth Stanton, Carrie Chapman Catt, and Lucretia Mott.  Stamp issued in 1948.
Postage stamp featuring Elizabeth Stanton, Carrie Chapman Catt, and Lucretia Mott. Stamp issued in 1948.