Presentation on theme: "Catharine Beecher By Tim Murray. Lifetime Born September 6, 1800 in East Hampton New York Educated at home until 10 1821 she was a teacher at New Haven."— Presentation transcript:
Lifetime Born September 6, 1800 in East Hampton New York Educated at home until 10 1821 she was a teacher at New Haven 1823 fiancée was lost at see Self taught math, latin, and philosophy Died May 12th, 1878 in Elmira New York
Contributions to Society Born September 6, 1800 in East Hampton New York 1823 she opened the Hartford Female Seminary in Hartford Connecticut 1831 she moved to Ohio to live with her father and she opened the Western Female institute 1837 with no support from residents she had to close the institute down 1841 she wrote “Treatise On Domestic Economy which was a moral and practical guide for women in domestic life
Contributions to Society Continued 1852 found the Women's Education Association in New York which devoted to getting money to make more women’s schools 1869 she and her sister wrote the sequel to the Treatise on Domestic Economy entitled The American Woman's Home
Beliefs She believed that running a home and raising a family was an important and influential contribution by women She believed that women should be more respected in society She believed that teaching kids in school should be a feminine job
Quotes “As liberty and intelligence have increased the people have more and more revolted against the theological dogmas that contradict common sense and wound the tenderest sensibilities of the soul.” The great want of our race is perfect educators to train new-born minds, who are infallible teachers of what is right and true.