Romance and Reform 

The American Renaissance

Harriet Beecher Stowe

 

ASSIGNMENTS

Gates' Notes

Homework

 

Primary Sources

1804 -   Ohio Black Code

1807 - Account of a Georgia Camp Meeting

1809:  William Ellery Channing:  The Moral Argument against Calvinism

1825 - 26: Documents pertaining to the New Harmony Community

1828 - Lyman Beecher: Six Sermons on Intemperance.

1830 - Conversion of Charles Grandison Finney

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1824 - 42   Revival Lectures of Charles Grandison Finney

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----- Charles Grandison Finney:  Sermons on Important Subjects

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1833 -  Covenant of the Oberlin Colony

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1833 -  Prospectus for the Oberlin Collegian Institute

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1835 -  Constitution of the Oberlin Anti-slavery Society

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1835 -  J. J. Shipherd, Pastoral Letter

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1837 -  Oberlin through the Eyes of an Expelled Student

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1837 - Ralph Waldo Emerson: Concord Hymn

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1838 - Ralph Waldo Emerson: Address to Harvard Divinity School

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1838 - A Lecture on the Importance of Education

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1859 -  Letter of John A. Copeland before his hanging

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-----     Joseph Smith: First Vision

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-----     Joseph Smith: Persecution

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1823   Joseph Smith: Appearance of the Angel Maroni

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-----    Joseph Smith:  The Sacred Record

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-----    Joseph Smith:  The Priesthood Restored

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1839 - Reverend M'llvaine Denounces Intemperance

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1840 - William Ellery Channing: On the Elevation of the Laboring Classes

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1841 - Catharine Beecher: Domestic Economy for the use of Young Ladies at Home or at School.

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1841 - Ralph Waldo Emerson: Self Reliance

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1842 - Ralph Waldo Emerson: Lecture on Transcendentalism

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1843 - Dorothea Dix Speaks Out for Insane Persons

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1844 - Photograph of Joseph Smith

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1848:  Seneca Falls Convention: Declaration of Sentiments

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1849 - Henry David Thoreau: Civil Disobedience

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1850:  The Drunkard's Home

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1850: Harriet Beecher Stowe: Only a Year

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1851: Sojourner Truth:  Ain't I a Woman?

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1851: Catharine Beecher: The True Remedy for the Wrongs of Women

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1854:  Alice Hawthorne: What is Home without a Mother?

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1855:  Walt Whitman: Preface to Leaves of Grass

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1857:  Page from the McGuffey Reader

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Web Links

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What is Transcendentalism?

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The American Renaissance

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Evangelicalism, Revivalism, and the Second Great Awakening

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Religion in the New Republic:  The Second Great Awakening

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Evangelicalism as a Social Movement

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Godey's Lady's Book: 1852 - 1855

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Hudson River School of Painting (1)

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Hudson River School of Painting (2)

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MAP - The Mormon Trek

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The Oneida Community

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The Seneca Falls Convention (1848)

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The Humor of Edgar Allen Poe

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Walt Whitman

 

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