Chapter 12

  • American Colonization Society

    American Colonization Society
    The American Colonization Society was founded.
  • Schools

    From 1820-1850 there were a large number of free public schools.
  • Reformers

    Reformers became aware of the danger to society posed by the increasing number of criminals.
  • Cult of Domesticity

    Cult of Domesticity
    The cult of domesticity was founded. It went from 1820 to 1860
  • American Temperance Society

    American Temperance Society
    A group of clergymen organized the American Temperance Society to extend the work already being done by churches,
  • Decline

    Consumption of liquor declined more than 50 percent.
  • Abolition

    The abolitionist movement was under great stress.
  • Report

    A clergyman published a report claiming there were 10,000 prostitutes in the city laying their snare for innocent men.
  • Slavery Movement

    Slavery Movement
    Garrison launched a new anti-slavery movement. He published a journal called The Liberator.
  • Weld

    Weld was converted to abolitionism.
  • Local Branches

    Local Branches
    By 1834, there were 5000 local branches with more than a million members.
  • Split

    The Temperance Society split over 2 issues.
  • Proposal

    Horace Mann convinced legislature to enact his proposal and he resigned from his seat to become the first secretary of the new board.
  • Lovejoy

    While attempting to defend himself and his printing press, Lovejoy was shot and killed.
  • Brook Park

    Brook Park
    Brook park was reconstituted as a Fourierist phalanx
  • Seneca falls convention

    Seneca falls convention
    n early and influential women's rights convention held in Seneca Falls, New York, July 19–20, 1848. It was organized by local New York women upon the occasion of a visit by Boston-based Lucretia Mott, a Quaker famous for her speaking ability, a skill rarely cultivated by American women at the time.
  • Declaration of Sentiments

    Declaration of Sentiments
    is a document signed in 1848 by 68 women and 32 men, 100 out of some 300 attendees at the first women's rights convention, in Seneca Falls, New York, now known as the Seneca Falls Convention.
  • The Scarlet Letter

    The Scarlet Letter
    The Scarlet Letter was written in 1850 by Nathaniel Hawthorne.
  • Slave

    A group named Shadrack seized a slave from a U.S. marshall when he was in the process of returning him to bondage.
  • The House of the Seven Gables

    The House of the Seven Gables
    The House of Seven Gables was written by Nathaniel Hawthorne.