Lecture Outline 11, Responses to Change in the Antebellum Era--2nd Great Awakening and Jacksonian

Lecture Outline 11, Responses to Change in the Antebellum Era--2nd Great Awakening and Jacksonian

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1Lecture 11: Responses to Change in the Antebellum Age: The Second Great Awakening and Jacksonian Democracy 1. Introduction: a. Period under consideration1820-1860 b. Themes: c Some Americans embraced the market economy d Some Americans were not comfortable with changes, like . .. i Unrestrained power ii. Materialism iii. Government institutions e Americans responded to change in a variety of ways. .. i. Religious revivalism ii. Party Politics 2. Religious Revival and Reform Philosophy a. Finney and the Second Great Awakening i. Increase of religious enthusiasm ii. Religious revivals, 1790s-1830s iii. Second Great Awakening iv. Charles G. Finney v. Rochester, New York Erie Canal impacted town Finney’s sermon played-on local tensions vi. What was Finney’s message? b. The Transcendentalists i. Truth was found beyond experience, in intuition ii. Ralph Waldo Emerson iii. Henry David Throeau, On Walden Pond c. The Romantics i. Nathaniel Hawthorne, The Scarlet Letter ii. Herman Melville, Moby Dick
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Lecture Outline 11, Responses to Change in the Antebellum Era--2nd Great Awakening and Jacksonian

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