CHAPTER 15: THE FERMENT OF REFORM AND CULTURE
Know: Alexis de Tocqueville, The Age of Reason, Deism, Unitarians, Second Great Awakening, Camp Meetings, Charles Grandison Finney 43. In what ways did religion in the United States become more liberal and more conservative in the early decades of the 19th century? - Scientific revolution changed the way people thinking; they denied the divine of Christ and believe that the world was made with properties and laws of the universe with principles of scientific. - Second Great Awakening started many reforms. Denominational Diversity
Know: Burned-Over-District, Millerites (Adventists)
44. What effect did the Second Great Awakening have on organized religion? - Methodists, Baptists, and the members of other new sects swelling evangelistic in the South and West. - Religious diversity split over slavery issue. A Desert Zion in Utah
Know: Joseph Smith, Book of Mormon, Brigham Young
45. What characteristics of the Mormons caused them to be persecuted by their neighbors? - Mormons got into troubles with their neighbor due to having multiple wives, drilling a militia, and voting as a block.
Free Schools for a Free People
Know: Three R's, Horace Mann, Noah Webster, McGuffey's Readers 46. What advances were made in the field of education from 1820 to 1850? - Horace Mann campaigned for better schoolhouses, longer school terms, higher pay for teachers and expanded curriculum. They improved textbooks- Webster wrote the dictionary that later helped to standardize the American language. Higher Goals for Higher Learning
Know: University of Virginia, Oberlin College, Mary Lyon, Lyceum, Magazines 47. In what ways did higher education become more modern in the antebellum years? - States started to support the...
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