14 3 reforming society

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14 3 reforming society

  1. 1. CHAPTER 14: New Movements in AmericaSection 3: Reforming Society
  2. 2. THE SECOND GREAT AWAKENING  The Second Great Awakening was a Christian renewal movement  Early 1800’s
  3. 3. 2nd Great Awakening Revivals
  4. 4. THE SECOND GREAT AWAKENING  Sparked new interest in religion
  5. 5. THE SECOND GREAT AWAKENING  Led people to improve society with other movements
  6. 6. THE TEMPERANCE MOVEMENT  Temperance Movement – urged people to stop drinking liquor
  7. 7. THE TEMPERANCE MOVEMENT  Argued that alcohol led to social problems: • Violence • Poverty • Criminal behavior
  8. 8. THE TEMPERANCE MOVEMENT  Women led the movement
  9. 9. Temperan ce Women
  10. 10. A Temperan ce Pledge
  11. 11. PRISON REFORM  1800’s prisons • Were overcrowded • Used cruel punishment
  12. 12. 1800’s Prison Life
  13. 13. PRISON REFORM • Held children • Held the mentally ill
  14. 14. PRISON REFORM  Reformers pushed to end these practices
  15. 15. REFORM IN EDUCATION  1800’s public education was poor  Only wealthy male children received a good education
  16. 16. REFORM IN EDUCATION  Common School Movement – argued all children should be taught in a common place, regardless of background
  17. 17. Common Schools
  18. 18. REFORM IN EDUCATION  Horace Mann led this movement

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