I can describe the social changes that took place in the United States from 1790 to 1860, & I can analyze their effects on the nation.
Critical Vocabulary: Romantic Movement, Transcendentalism, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, “On the Duty of Civil Disobedience,” Washington Irving, James Fenimore Cooper, Edgar Allen Poe, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Herman Melville, Walt Whitman, Second Great Awakening, Charles Grandison Finney, Oberlin College, New Harmony, Brook Farm, Shakers, Oneida Colony, Joseph Smith, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Brigham Young, Thomas H. Gallaudet, Dorothea Dix, Horace Mann, Catharine Beecher, Temperance Movement, American Temperance Union, Neal Dow, Sarah and Angelina Grimké, Sojourner Truth, Lucretia Mott, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Seneca Falls Convention, "Declaration of Sentiments and Resolutions," Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Blackwell, "Peculiar Institution," American Colonization Society, Republic of Liberia, Nat Turner's Rebellion, William Lloyd Garrison, The Liberator, American Anti-Slavery Society, Frederick Douglass, "Gag Rule," Liberty Party
Homework: Manifest Destiny
Tentative Test Date: December 11
History, although sometimes made up of the few acts of the great, is more often shaped by the many acts of the small.
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