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  • 1830s-1850s Period Presentation Erin Nitschke & Tracie Pollard
  • Period Facts
  • Clothing
    • Heavily influenced by romanticism from the 1820s through the mid-1840s.
    Women’s clothing typically had large sleeves, full conical skirts, and a low waist.
  • Clothing
    • Men’s clothing included cotton or line shirts with tall collars, coats with tightly cinched waists, and full length trousers with fly front closures.
  • Music, Theatre, Entertainment 1850s – Minstrel music, piano music, picnics 1830s – Ballets, circus menageries, and horse shows, 1840s – Quickstep and Polka were popular dances. The first American opera, Leonara, written by William Henry Fry, leisure time, horse racing
  • Art Natural landscapes were popular in the 1830s. Panorama-type paintings became popular in the 1840s.
  • Art Lithographs were a trend in the 1850s
  • Political Leadership
  • Andrew Jackson – 1829-1837
    • Notable Events
    • 1835
      • U.S. became debt free (briefly) for the only time in history.
    • 1836
      • The Specie Circular ordered that gold and silver were the only currency acceptable for the purchase of federal lands, issued on July 11.
    • 1835
      • Jackson signs Treaty of New Echota with unrecognized leaders of Cherokee Nation, which allows him to force the Cherokees to move to land in what is now Oklahoma. 4,000 Native Americans die on this journey, also known as the Trail of Tears.
  • Martin Van Buren – 1837-1841
    • Notable Events
    • 1837
      • Banks closed in Philadelphia and New York City on May 10. This was the beginning of the Panic of 1837. The depression that followed would last throughout Van Buren's term.
    • 1838
      • Continuation of forced relocation of the Cherokee people, which started under Andrew Jackson. 4,000 Native Americans die on the journey known as the Trail of Tears.
  • John Tyler – 1841-1845
    • Notable Events
    • 1841
      • Tyler's cabinet resigned after he vetoed banking bills supported by the Whigs.
    • 1844
      • Far East opened to U.S. traders after a treaty with China signed.
    • 1845
      • Texas annexed followed by war with Mexico.
  • James Polk – 1845-1849
    • Notable Events
    • 1846
      • A large crack in the Liberty Bell proves too large to permit the bell to be rung any more.
      • Dispute with Britain over the Oregon Territory settled. Both nations get a part of the territory.
    • 1848
      • Treaty of 1848 with Mexico gave the U.S. control over California, New Mexico, Arizona, Nevada, Utah and parts of Colorado and Wyoming.
      • Gold discovered in California in December.
  • Millard Fillmore – 1850-1853
    • Notable Events
    • 1850
      • Congress passed the Compromise of 1850 and Fugitive Slave Act in September.
  • Franklin Pierce – 1853-1857
    • Notable Events
    • 1853
      • Gadsden Purchase
    • 1854
      • Kansas-Nebraska Act
      • Ostend Manifesto
      • Treaty with Japan negotiated by Commodore Matthew Perry
  • James Buchanan – 1857-1861 Notable Events Only president to never marry. Sectionalism realigned political parties – Democrats split, Whigs were destroyed, giving rise to Republicans. Dred Scott decision
  • Historical Events
  • Slavery
    • Abolitionists organizations increased
    • Abolitionists organized the Underground Railroad
    • William Lloyd Garrison
      • American Anti-Slavery Society newspaper
    • Angelina and Sarah Grimke
      • Southern white women
      • American Slavery As It Is
      • Angelina refused to obey her husband
      • during their wedding ceremony
  • Slavery cont.
    • Frederick Douglass
      • Escaped Slavery
      • African American Leader
    • Sojourner Truth
      • Former Slave
      • Illiterate
      • Traveled to preach about slavery and women’s rights
      • Impressed audiences with her speeches
  • Slavery cont.
    • Harriet Tubman
      • Escaped Slave
      • Freed 300 slaves
      • Made 19 trips in 10 years
      • Freed her 70 year old parents
      • Known as “Moses”
      • Reward of $40,000 for her return
      • Died 1913-Auburn, New York
  • Women’s Rights
    • Defend their right to speak in public
    • Inspired by women abolitionists
    • National Issue
      • Women were more active in leading reform
  • Women’s Rights cont.
    • Seneca Falls Convention
      • Elizabeth Cady Stanton
      • Lucretia Mott
      • First public meeting in the U.S.
      • July 19, 1848
      • New York
      • Declaration of Sentiments
      • 240 attendees
      • Frederick Douglass
  • Declaration of Sentiments
    • Social injustice toward women
    • Declaration of Independence language
    • 18 charges against men
    • 100 signatures
  • Women’s Rights Leaders
    • Susan B. Anthony
      • Political movement
      • Equal salary
        • “ No woman could be free without a purse of her own”
    • Lucy Stone
      • Spokesperson
    • Elizabeth Cady Stanton
      • Founder and leader of National Woman Suffrage
  • Education
  • Education Reform
    • Limited teacher training
    • One room school houses
    • Wealth directly affected educational opportunities
    • Social status affected educational quality
    • Industrialization created need for more education in the workforce
    • Military leaders wanted officers to be more educated about the world
    • Few girls took math and science in school
    • Opportunities for women to attend school
    • Catharine Beecher
      • First all-women academy
    • Thomas Gallaudet
      • Opportunities increased for people with special needs
      • School for the blind-1831
    • Journalism increased with education
      • More newspapers were being printed
    Education Reform cont.
  • African American Education Reform
    • Emphasis on education opportunities for African Americans
    • Boston, Philadelphia, and New York opened first elementary school for black students
    • Few college accepted African American students
  • Horace Mann
    • Common School Movement
      • All children will be taught in the same place regardless of social and wealth status
    • Leader of the Common School Movement
    • Secretary of Education in Massachusetts
      • Increased funding for education
      • Provided teacher training
      • Lengthened the school year
      • Increased teacher salaries
  • For Comments…
    • Erin Nitschke
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    • Tracie Pollard
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    • Thank you!