Presentation on theme: "Purifying the Nation Due Thursday 10/17…you have 3 options"— Presentation transcript:
1 Purifying the Nation Due Thursday 10/17…you have 3 options Save to my S://In-boxBring on a USB driveto meYou will research—then report back to the class—about a person who wanted to re-form (i.e. change) American society in the 1820s, 30s & 40s. High on the agenda was the abolition of slavery, women’s rights, temperance, the better treatment of criminals & the insane, public education & the establishment of utopian communities or religious reforms.You need to create ONE PowerPoint slide which includes a picture of your reformer which answers the following questions:
2 Questions you’ll need to answer 1. What area of American society was this person trying to reform?2. What methods did this person use to achieve their intended reform?3. How successful was this person/their movement? What was its lasting impact?
3 Example: Sylvester Graham Sylvester Graham wanted to reform peoples’ diets and was also involved in the Temperance movementHe invented Graham flour—a whole wheat, un-sifted, unbleached flour that was free from the (later to be found out as toxic) chemical additives common in the 1800s. He believed that a healthy diet could cure alcoholism.His followers came to be known as “Grahamites” were early American vegetarians—as he was the founder of the American Vegetarian Society. His diet-consciousness also had influence on such people as Harvey Kellogg.
4 1. Lyman Beecher2. Father Theobald Mathew3. Neal Dow4. Dorothea Dix5. William Lloyd Garrison6. Wendell Phillips7. Theodore Weld8. Sarah & Angelina Grimke9. Frederick Douglass10. Harriet Tubman11. Harriet Beecher Stowe12. Elijah Lovejoy13. Elizabeth Cady Stanton14. Lucretia Mott15. Robert Owen16. George Ripley17. John Humphrey Noyes18. Horace Mann19. Mother Ann Lee20. Charles Finney
5 1. Lyman Beecher2. Father Theobald Mathew3. Neal Dow4. John H.W. Hawkins5. John Bartholomew Gough6. Dorothea Dix7. William Lloyd Garrison8. Wendell Phillips9. Theodore Dwight Weld10. Sarah & Angelina Grimke11. Frederick Douglass12. Harriet Tubman13. Harriet Beecher Stowe14. Sojourner Truth15. Elijah Lovejoy16. Lucy Stone17. Elizabeth Cady Stanton18. Lucretia Mott19. Robert Owen20. George Ripley21. John Humphrey Noyes22. Horace Mann23. William Ellery Channing24. Mother Ann Lee25. Charles Finney26. Joseph Smith