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Unformatted text preview: Immigrants take the job and stay there, they are desperate • Immigration o Poor, uneducated o Catholics o Catholics still minority o Rumors about catholic beliefs, pope is satan o Riots begin between everyone o Feared that they would take over the nation Responses • Republican motherhood o Interesting new role of mothers in the US o Was up to women to be able to sustain the trepublic o They couldn’t vote or hold office, but they had to raise children to grow up to be good citizens and carry the republic on o Emergence of public schools o Women needed education to teach o Must be taught as boys were • Revivals o Jump in church attendance • Reform o Temperance o Education o Health reform • Riots • Abolitionism • Womens rights • Utopian society...
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This note was uploaded on 09/11/2010 for the course HIST 2055 taught by Professor Sheehan during the Fall '08 term at LSU.
- Fall '08