2 AssignmentYou will research one antebellum reformer found in the next few slides. You will present your information in a Speed Dating activity on Wednesday, November 19. You will participate in character. The questions you will need to be prepared to answer are found at the end of this Power Point.The day of the activity you must bring with your notes that include answers to the questions you will be asked (questions are found at the end of this Power Point) and Bibliography/works cited paged typed.
3 GradingNotes – 20 PointsBibliography (3 sources on must be primary): 20 pointsDiscussion 25 points - staying in character - level of participation - interaction with other guests - quality of contentTotal 65 points
4 Religious Reformers Ann Lee Stanley (Mother Lee) John Humphrey Noyes Brigham YoungCharles FinneyJoseph SmithRobert Owen
5 Temperance ActivistLyman BeecherNeal DowT.S. Arthur
6 Transcendentalist Margaret Fuller Henry David Thoreau Ralph Waldo Emerson
7 Women’s Rights Activist Emma WillardSarah GrimkeLucretia MottCatherine BeecherElizabeth Cady StantonSusan B. AnthonyLucy StoneAmelia BloomerElizabeth Blackwell
8 Abolitionist William Lloyd Garrison David Walker Angelina Grimke Harriet JacobsElijah LovejoyFrederick DouglassLydia Maria ChildMother JonesHarriet TubmanSojourner TruthSolomon NorthrupMaria StewartHarriet Beecher Stowe
9 Social Reformers Dorothea Dix (prison and asylum reform) Horace Mann (education)Sarah Bagley (Labor issues)Noah Webster (Education)Emma Willard (Education)
10 Find Answers to all these questions What is the biggest issue facing American society today? Why?Can social justice be achieved under the present system of government?Is human nature fundamentally good or bad?Can legislation change human behavior?Should we seek gradual or immediate changes to society?Can society be improved by active involvement or by withdrawal?What makes the good society?What do you think is the most important issue of our timesWhat inspired you to become involved in the work that you do?How were you educated?Have you faced any challenges to your beliefs? By whom? Any violent challenges?.Do you know or have you worked with any others who are here today?What do you think about (you may not find answers for all of these) - abolitionism? - women’s rights? - temperance? - other moral reform? - religion and the role of religion in politics? - industrialization? - education? - the Mexican War?