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The Artisans’ Republic AMST 100 Spring 2011 Lecture 05
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Agenda I. The Journey of Fanny Wright II. The Transformation of American Capitalism III. The Working Men’s Movement Key Questions: 1. How did Americans envision their country  economically? 2. How did early Americans try to redefine their  country to deal with broader economic 
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I. The Journey of Fanny Wright Frances Wright Dundee, Scotland (1795) Family Uncle follower of Thomas Paine and Freethinker 1818 trip to United States Views of Society and Manners in America   Loves American people Honest, hard-working, virtuous,  intelligent, non-aristocratic people
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B. New Harmony Robert Owen Textile Mill Owner Environmentalism Education can produce good,     rational people New Harmony (1825) “Community of Equality” No Religion or money Cooperation, not  competition
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Germantown, TN Interracial and Egalitarian BUT NOT: Buy slaves Settle on land Educate Former slaves
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This note was uploaded on 10/09/2011 for the course AMST-A 100 taught by Professor Carter-david during the Spring '10 term at Indiana.

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