The Early 19c: The Creation of an American Culture Ms. Susan M. Pojer Horace Greeley HS  Chappaqua, NY
Cultural Nationalism <ul><li>Education    The “Virtuous Citizen” </li></ul><ul><li>An American form of English </li></ul>...
Cultural Nationalism <ul><li>A well-defined American literature </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Washington Irving </li></ul></ul>The...
Cultural Nationalism <ul><li>Religious Movements: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Deism </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Second “Great Awa...
2004 Election Headlines Outreach effort and   moral values   theme pays off for Bush with Hispanics   -- Nov. 3, 2004 [ FO...
2004 Election Poll Data -- 23% 77% Health Care Percentage of Electorate: 8 1% 80% 18% Moral Values Percentage of Electorat...
2004 Election Poll Data 1% 36% 62% Never Percentage of Electorate: 15 0% 45% 54% A Few Times a Year Percentage of Electora...
The Second “Great Awakening:” Revivalist Meeting
Charles G. Finney The ranges of tents, the fires, reflecting light…; the candles and lamps illuminating the encampment; hu...
The “Benevolent Empire”
“ Burned-Over” District in Upstate New York
American Bible Society Founded in 1816
Economic Nationalism <ul><li>Encourage Creativity & Inventiveness.   </li></ul><ul><li>Create a Transportation Infrastruct...
Eli Whitney’s Cotton Gin,  1791 Actually invented by a slave!
Whitney’s Gun Factory Interchangeable Parts Rifle
First Turnpike Lancaster, PA   (1790) By 1832, nearly 2400 mi. of road connected most major cities.
Cumberland “National Road,” 1811
Conestoga Covered Wagons Conestoga Trail, 1820s
Yankee Clipper Ships
Robert Fulton & the Steamboat The  Clermont
Erie Canal System
The Erie Canal, 1820s
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  1. 1. The Early 19c: The Creation of an American Culture Ms. Susan M. Pojer Horace Greeley HS Chappaqua, NY
  2. 2. Cultural Nationalism <ul><li>Education  The “Virtuous Citizen” </li></ul><ul><li>An American form of English </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Noah Webster </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Cultural Nationalism <ul><li>A well-defined American literature </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Washington Irving </li></ul></ul>The Sketch Book , 1819-20 “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”
  4. 4. Cultural Nationalism <ul><li>Religious Movements: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Deism </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Second “Great Awakening” </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. 2004 Election Headlines Outreach effort and moral values theme pays off for Bush with Hispanics -- Nov. 3, 2004 [ FOX News ] Election Reinforces USA’s Religious Schism -- Nov. 4, 2004 [ USA Today ] 'It's a Victory for People Like Us' Bush Emphasis on Values Drew Ohio Evangelicals -- Nov. 5, 2004 [ Washington Post ]
  6. 6. 2004 Election Poll Data -- 23% 77% Health Care Percentage of Electorate: 8 1% 80% 18% Moral Values Percentage of Electorate: 22 0% 18% 80% Economy/Jobs Percentage of Electorate: 20 0% 86% 14% Terrorism Percentage of Electorate: 19 0% 26% 73% Iraq Percentage of Electorate: 15 -- 26% 73% Education Percentage of Electorate: 4 0% 57% 43% Taxes Percentage of Electorate: 5 Nader Bush Kerry Which One Issue Mattered Most in Deciding How You Voted for President? (Check only one)
  7. 7. 2004 Election Poll Data 1% 36% 62% Never Percentage of Electorate: 15 0% 45% 54% A Few Times a Year Percentage of Electorate: 28 -- 50% 49% A Few Times a Month Percentage of Electorate: 14 0% 58% 41% Once a Week Percentage of Electorate: 26 1% 64% 35% More Than Once a Week Percentage of Electorate: 16 Nader Bush Kerry Attend Religious Services
  8. 8. The Second “Great Awakening:” Revivalist Meeting
  9. 9. Charles G. Finney The ranges of tents, the fires, reflecting light…; the candles and lamps illuminating the encampment; hundreds moving to and fro…;the preaching, praying, singing, and shouting,… like the sound of many waters, was enough to swallow up all the powers of contemplation. “ soul-shaking” conversion
  10. 10. The “Benevolent Empire”
  11. 11. “ Burned-Over” District in Upstate New York
  12. 12. American Bible Society Founded in 1816
  13. 13. Economic Nationalism <ul><li>Encourage Creativity & Inventiveness. </li></ul><ul><li>Create a Transportation Infrastructure. </li></ul><ul><li>Create a Pro-Business Atmosphere. </li></ul>Jefferson’s Vision of America Hamilton’s Vision of America Role of Govt.
  14. 14. Eli Whitney’s Cotton Gin, 1791 Actually invented by a slave!
  15. 15. Whitney’s Gun Factory Interchangeable Parts Rifle
  16. 16. First Turnpike Lancaster, PA (1790) By 1832, nearly 2400 mi. of road connected most major cities.
  17. 17. Cumberland “National Road,” 1811
  18. 18. Conestoga Covered Wagons Conestoga Trail, 1820s
  19. 19. Yankee Clipper Ships
  20. 20. Robert Fulton & the Steamboat The Clermont
  21. 21. Erie Canal System
  22. 22. The Erie Canal, 1820s

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