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Beginnings of Reform

Matthew J. Grow

in "Liberty to the Downtrodden": Thomas L. Kane, Romantic Reformer

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300136104
eISBN:
9780300153262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300136104.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter focuses on the beginnings of Thomas L. Kane's reform activities in 1844 after his return home from his second European voyage. It explains that Kane immediately worked on numerous reform ... More


Changes in a Northern Land: Religion, Politics, and Culture, 1820–1840

Scott Gac

in Singing for Freedom: The Hutchinson Family Singers and the Nineteenth-Century Culture of Reform

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300111989
eISBN:
9780300138368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300111989.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter outlines the changes in a Northern land in terms of culture, politics, and religion. The gross disjunctions in Baptist religious life undoubtedly explain the alarmist nature of those ... More


Remembering Everyday Religion: Conclusions

Hadley Kruczek-Aaron

in Everyday Religion: An Archaeology of Protestant Belief and Practice in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813061085
eISBN:
9780813051369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061085.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter reviews the implications of the study on our overall understanding of the Second Great Awakening, the antebellum reform experience, and evangelical Protestantism. Moreover, it reiterates ... More


“A Righteous Man Regards the Life of His Beast”: The Roots of the Gospel of Kindness in the Second Great Awakening and Antebellum Reform

Janet M. Davis

in The Gospel of Kindness: Animal Welfare and the Making of Modern America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199733156
eISBN:
9780190609030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199733156.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Cultural History

This chapter explores the rise of American animal protectionism during the Second Great Awakening. Evangelical Protestant revivalism promoted a new proactive theology of free moral agency, which ... More


Schooling and Child Health in Antebellum New England

Rebecca R. Noel

in Children and Youth in a New Nation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814757420
eISBN:
9780814759851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814757420.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter explores new ways of contributing to the health of children through the public school systems in the new republic. From the 1820s through the 1850s, reformers in New England launched an ... More


Cecelia: A New Life in Rochester

Brad Asher

in Cecelia and Fanny: The Remarkable Friendship Between an Escaped Slave and Her Former Mistress

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813134147
eISBN:
9780813135922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134147.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter discusses Cecelia's move from Toronto to Rochester, New York, soon after her first husband's death and the outbreak of the Civil War in the United States. It analyzes the appeal of ... More


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