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Unformatted text preview: Middle class Christian values Noah Webster – The dictionary is produced, the first ever, other than poor Richards almanac. Beginning of the American style English. Lyceums – lectures! Places where people come and talk about anything and everything. People write down, take notes, engage, think, comprehend, people go to these “lectures” and they are entertaining, promote literacy and education. 2. Religion 2 nd Great Awakening, 1820-1840 New Church organizations Episcopalian Congregational Church of Christ Charles Finney Non-conformist religious groups Shakers Oneidans Complex marriages Miller-ites William Miller Seventh Day Adventist 1 Latter Day Saints (Mormons) Joseph Smith Book of Mormon Brigham Young Utah & Oregon Polygamy Catholics Irish & German immigrants Parochial schools Know Nothing Party 3. Literary writers Henry David Thoreau Walden Walt Whitman Free verse 2...
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This note was uploaded on 02/14/2012 for the course HIST 105 taught by Professor Hatfield during the Fall '07 term at Texas A&M.
- Fall '07