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Unformatted text preview: rampant alcohol abuse •Lyman Beecher & the American Temperance Society EDUCATION •Moral training and the formation of good republicans •Public Schools & the Lyceum movement •Horace Mann PRISONS & ASYLUMS •People are redeemable; abnormal and criminal activity can be corrected •America’s asylums & prison are abysmal •Dorothea Dix WOMEN’S RIGHTS •A consequence of women’s participation in other reform crusades •Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Seneca Falls, and The Declaration of Rights & Sentiments ABOLITION Directly linked to the revivals, especially Finney’s “Immediatism” . . . slavery is a moral wrong and must end now (with full rights for former slaves) William Lloyd Garrison, The Liberator , and the American Anti-slavery Society European Romanticism...
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2008 for the course HIST 2113 taught by Professor Johnson during the Spring '08 term at LeTourneau.
- Spring '08
- Second Great Awakening