Temperance – The Drunkard’s Progress “From the first glass to the grave”, 1846
Women in Revolt 1848 – Seneca Falls Convention Declaration of Sentiments: “All men and women are created equal.” Lucretia MottElizabeth Cady Stanton
Transcendentalism Ralph Waldo Emerson Henry David Thoreau On the Duty of Civil Disobedience – people had the right to disobey unjust laws. Truth transcends the senses Self-reliance Self-improvement Thanks, Henry! Don’t mention it! Civil disobedience – Can you think of any historical figures that may have been influenced by Thoreau’s writings?
Which reform movement do you think was the most significant? Why?