Presentation on theme: "Chapter 12 An Age of Reform"— Presentation transcript:
1 Chapter 12 An Age of Reform http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t62fUZJvjOs How did reformers and writer inspire change and spark controversy?Chapter 12 An Age of Reform
2 Utopian CommunitiesUtopian communities is the desire to create a perfect society.New Harmony, Indiana
3 Temperance MovementEffort to end or reduce end alcohol abuse and the problems created by it.Women where often drawn to this movement. Why?Temperance: or moderation in drinking.Prohibition: a total ban on alcohol.
4 Prison Reform & Mental Health Dorothea Dix was a reformer that tried to make prisons more human. Page 417Dix encourages Massachusetts to take mentally ill out of prison and put into Hospital to receive help. This would provide treatment not punishment.
5 Education ReformMassachusetts first state to require public schools supported by taxesHorace Mann known as the “Father of Public Education”He extended school days and trained teachersLiteracy rates increased drastically in the North but not as much in South. Why?Page
6 Page 412-413 Graph, chart , Map and timeline Where did the Second Great Awakening begin?Who called for the women’s suffrage convention?What is the difference between suffrage and rights?Give an example of the underground railroad.What is abolitionism?What is an Utopian community?What is the purpose of an Utopian community?
7 How did reformers and writers inspire change and spark controversy? After studying page , give your opinion on how these reforms relates to the chapter question.Second Great AwakeningUtopian CommunityPublic EducationUnderground RailroadAbolitionismWomen’s Rights
8 Improving SocietyWhy it matters: Age of Jackson spread the idea of democracy across the country. This spirit influenced religious ideas and inspired people to react to improve American society.
9 The Reforming SpiritReform: To make a change to create a positive difference is to re-form.Social reform: It is an organized attempt to improve conditions of life.
10 Jacsonian Democracy Increase ability to vote for White Americans Created a change socially and politicallyIdeas of different opinions are being heard in the political circle like: slavery and women sufferage.
11 The Second Great Awakening Early 1800’sMany ministers challenged some traditional views such as “predestination” and “slavery”Predestination is the ideas that God had determined your faith before your birth. Therefore, “sinners’ could repent and reform their sinful life.Questioned rather “slavery” was right.Revivals would last for days or weeks