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
- Background Question: What grievances did the Declaration of Sentiments list against men in the United States?
- Citizenship Question: What is the supreme law of the land?
A. the U.S. Constitution
B. the Articles of Confederation
C. the Emancipation Proclamation
D. the Declaration of Independence
- Guided Collaborative Learning: Antebellum Reform Project
- Reflection Question: Unit 2 Study Questions (#16-20)
Homework: Antebellum Reform Movements Reading