Presentation on theme: "Purifying the Nation Due Thursday 10/17…you have 3 options –Save to my S://In-box –Bring on a USB drive –Email to me You will researchthen report back."— Presentation transcript:
Purifying the Nation Due Thursday 10/17…you have 3 options –Save to my S://In-box –Bring on a USB drive – to me You will researchthen report back to the classabout 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, womens 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:
Questions youll 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?
Example: Sylvester Graham Sylvester Graham wanted to reform peoples diets and was also involved in the Temperance movement He invented Graham floura 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 vegetariansas he was the founder of the American Vegetarian Society. His diet-consciousness also had influence on such people as Harvey Kellogg.
1. Lyman Beecher 2. Father Theobald Mathew 3. Neal Dow 4. Dorothea Dix 5. William Lloyd Garrison 6. Wendell Phillips 7. Theodore Weld 8. Sarah & Angelina Grimke 9. Frederick Douglass 10. Harriet Tubman 11. Harriet Beecher Stowe 12. Elijah Lovejoy 13. Elizabeth Cady Stanton 14. Lucretia Mott 15. Robert Owen 16. George Ripley 17. John Humphrey Noyes 18. Horace Mann 19. Mother Ann Lee 20. Charles Finney
1. Lyman Beecher 2. Father Theobald Mathew 3. Neal Dow 4. John H.W. Hawkins 5. John Bartholomew Gough 6. Dorothea Dix 7. William Lloyd Garrison 8. Wendell Phillips 9. Theodore Dwight Weld 10. Sarah & Angelina Grimke 11. Frederick Douglass 12. Harriet Tubman 13. Harriet Beecher Stowe 14. Sojourner Truth 15. Elijah Lovejoy 16. Lucy Stone 17. Elizabeth Cady Stanton 18. Lucretia Mott 19. Robert Owen 20. George Ripley 21. John Humphrey Noyes 22. Horace Mann 23. William Ellery Channing 24. Mother Ann Lee 25. Charles Finney 26. Joseph Smith