Flashcards in Ch 12 Deck (34):
Religious revival that became the spark for other reform movements
2nd great awakening
Southern / frontier meetings that served as a way to hear to word of god while meeting social needs at the same time
The second great awakening was also know as the....
Where was the second great awakening most strong?
Northeast and Midwest
Known as the burned over districts because of the crisscrossing off revivals and the strength of the movement here
Converts where usually..
Middle class citizens already active in communities
Most influential evangelist preacher, encouraged other Christians to join abolitionist movement
Charles G Finny
Political ad philosophical movement in the us
Transcendentalist essayist that believed each person could create their own relationship with the universe. Wrote "self reliance"
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Transcendentalist author of "Walden" and "on the duty of civil disobedience. Martin Luther King junior modeled some of his ideas after this person
Henry David Thoreau
Communities formed with the belief that we could make life more perfect in the society we lived in
Utopian community in New York, believed that the second coming of Christ had already happened
The Oneida community
Who founded the Oneida community?
John Humphrey Noyes
Utopian community in Massachusetts that attempted to create heaven on earth
Founder of Brook Farm
Founder of New Harmony
Where was the first penitentiary founded??
Made it her quest to clean up asylums
Movement attempting to ban alcohol
Clergyman established this in 1826 to help further the temperance movement
American temperance society
Influential clergyman of the temperance movement
Father of American Education
Most important function of schools, used religion to teach American values
Belief that men and woman had separate spheres and that women belonged in the home
Cult of domesticity
What movement did the women's rights movement grow out of?
Most significant women's rights leader
Elizabeth Caddy Stanton
First meeting pushing for women's rights organized by Lucretia Mott and Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Seneca Falls Convention (NY)
What were the deceleration of Sentiments??
-rejected cult of domesticity
-demanded right to vote
-married women to be able to control property
Wanted gradual emancipation
American colonization society
Country established for slaves to be sent back to after liberation
Party created to bring issue of slavery into the political arena
Who established the American anti slavery society?
William Lloyd Garrison