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8 Reforming American Society QUIT CHAPTER OBJECTIVE INTERACT WITH HISTORY TIME LINE VISUAL SUMMARY SECTION Religion Sparks Reform 1 SECTION Slavery and Abolition 2 SECTION Women and Reform 3 SECTION The Changing Workplace 4 MAP GRAPH
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8 Reforming American Society HOME CHAPTER OBJECTIVE To recognize the causes and effects of the Second Great Awakening and to understand the various social and labor reform movements that swept the nation during the first half of the 19th century
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8 W I T H H I S T O R Y I N T E R A C T What would you do to improve working conditions? Examine the Issues The year is 1834. You work in the textile mills in Massachusetts and provide most of the income for your family. The mill owners have gradually increased your workload to 12 hours a day. Now they are going to cut your pay by 15 percent. Coworkers are angry and are discussing what they can do. • What actions pressure businesses to change? • What are some conditions you would not tolerate? HOME • What moral arguments would you present? Reforming American Society
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8 The United States The World 1820 Revolts break out in Spain and Portugal. 1822 Large textile mill opens in Lowell, Massachusetts. 1827 Sojourner Truth is freed from slavery. 1832 Britain passes its first Reform Bill. 1833 Britain abolishes slavery in its empire. TIME LINE HOME 1829 David Walker prints Appeal , a pamphlet urging slaves to revolt. 1831 Nat Turner leads slave rebellion. Reforming American Society continued . . . 1834 National Trades' Union is formed.
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8 The United States The World 1841 Utopian community is established at Brook Farm. 1839 French and British introduce first forms of photography. 1838 Frederick Douglass flees to New York City to escape slavery. 1840 World's Anti-Slavery Convention is held in London. 1845 Henry David Thoreau moves to Walden Pond. 1845 Great Potato Famine begins in Ireland. TIME LINE HOME 1848 Seneca Falls Convention on women’s rights is held. 1848 Revolutions erupt across Europe, causing many Germans and others to move to America. Reforming American Society
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1 Religion Sparks Reform A renewal of religious sentiment—known as the Second Great Awakening—inspired a host of reform movements. OVERVIEW ASSESSMENT KEY IDEA HOME GRAPH
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1 Religion Sparks Reform OVERVIEW A renewal of religious sentiment —known as the Second Great Awakening—inspired a host of reform movements. Many modern social and political reform movements grew out of the reform movements of 19th-century America. MAIN IDEA
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This note was uploaded on 02/02/2010 for the course GOVT 131 taught by Professor Kenroberts during the Fall '07 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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ch_8 - QUIT 8 Reforming American Society CHAPTER OBJECTIVE...

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