Second Great Awakening - Pleasantville High School

EQ: How did the second Great Awakening affect life in the US?
P. 274-280
Answer: P. 276 Checkpoint
P. 277 Checkpoint
P. 280 Checkpoint
P. 294 Terms & People #2 & #3
Do Now: Describe the issue of nullification during the 1830s.
Window side take Jackson's perspective
Door side take John C. Calhoun’s perspective.
I. Second Great Awakening
A revival of religion
Preachers feel Americans are immoral
Charles Grandison Finney led evangelical style
Issues with church and state
Influx of many African-Americans
II. New Groups
Led by Joseph Smith
Grew rapidly
Persecuted for beliefs
Bringham Young leads them to migrate to Utah
Unitarians break
off in New
III. Catholics and Jews
Both discriminated
Catholics would align with pope
Most were immigrants
Jews not allowed to be public officials
IV. Other movements
Utopian communities
Look at humanity, nature and god
Listen to nature
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Henry David Thoreau
Civil disobedience
All men recognize the right of revolution; that is, the right
to refuse allegiance to, and to resist, the government, when its
tyranny or its inefficiency are great and unendurable. But almost
all say that such is not the case now. But such was the case, they
think, in the Revolution of '75.(10) If one were to tell me that this
was a bad government because it taxed certain foreign
commodities brought to its ports, it is most probable that I should
not make an ado about it, for I can do without them. All machines
have their friction; and possibly this does enough good to
counterbalance the evil. At any rate, it is a great evil to make a stir
about it. But when the friction comes to have its machine, and
oppression and robbery are organized, I say, let us not have such
a machine any longer. In other words, when a sixth of the
population of a nation which has undertaken to be the refuge of
liberty are slaves, and a whole country is unjustly overrun and
conquered by a foreign army, and subjected to military law, I
think that it is not too soon for honest men to rebel and
revolutionize. What makes this duty the more urgent is the fact
that the country so overrun is not our own, but ours is the
invading army.(11)
HW:P. 282-290
Answer: P. 283 Checkpoint, P. 285
Checkpoint, P. 290 Critical Thinking #5, P.
294 Critical Thinking #16
Do Now: Read and underline the article,
then answer the questions at the end.
A. Public School Movement
1. funded by taxes
B. Fight for Mentally ill and imprisoned rights
1. Dorothea Dix
2. peniteniary movement
a. PA System
b. Auburn System
C. Temperance Movement
HW#4 P. 233-234, 236-238
Answer: P. 262 Focus Question #7
(Answer by creating a chart in your notes
Due Friday - Castle Learning Quiz "Nationalism Part
Do Now: Describe what conditions were like for the
2 million enslaved peoples in America. (must be in a
A. Resistance
1. Nat Turner’s Revolt
2. Stricter slave laws passed
B. Freedmen
1. Slavery outlawed in many northern states
2. Manumission
3. ACS – American Colonization Society
a. Liberia
4. Blacks est. churches & schools
C. Abolition Movement
1. Underground Railroad
2. William Lloyd Garrison – The Liberator
3. American Anti-Slavery Society
4. Fredrick Douglass
D. Pro-slavery
1. Southerners
a. foundation of South's economy
b. benefits the North - textiles
c. superior workforce
d. Christianity supports it
2. Northerners
a. blacks compete for jobs & biz
b. cuts off supply of cotton
3. Gag Rule
HW: Castle Learning Quiz
Do Now: With a neighbor, read the Declaration of
Sentiments and answer the questions

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