Chapter 12

By jrabe21
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  • Massive Revival held at Cane Ridge, Kentucky

    Massive Revival held at Cane Ridge, Kentucky
    a large camp meeting that drew thousands of people and had a lasting influence as one of the landmark events of the Second Great Awakening. Methodists, Baptists and Presbyterians all participated
  • American Colonization Society founded

    American Colonization Society founded
    It was the primary vehicle to support the "return" of free African Americans to what was considered greater freedom in Africa. It helped to found the colony of Liberia in 1821–22 as a place for freedmen. Its founders were Henry Clay, John Randolph, and Richard Bland Lee.
  • American Temperence Society created

    American Temperence Society created
    The society benefited from, and contributed to, a reform sentiment in much of the country promoting the abolition of slavery, expanding women's rights, temperance, and the improvement of society. After a while, temperance groups increasingly pressed for the mandatory prohibition of alcohol rather than for voluntary abstinence
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    Charles G. Finney evangilizes Rochester

    In Rochester, New York, Charles G. Finney held camp meetings as well as much more to attemp to convert people Presbytarians as well as Congregationalists during the Second Great Awakening. This was a main factor in spreading ideas during the awakening
  • First publish of The Liberator

    First publish of The Liberator
    Published by William Lloyd Garrison as a newspaper to inform people of the abolition of slavery as well as women's rights.
  • Creation of American Anti--Slavery Society

    Creation of American Anti--Slavery Society
    Created and led by William Lloyd Garrison to lead the abolitionist movement during the Secong Great Awakening and it also dealt with issues such as women's rights
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    Abolition Movement in Ohio and New York

    Theodore Weld advocated and led the abolitionist movement in Ohio and upstate New York by use of camp meetings and other methods like other places across the country
  • American Temperance Society splits into factions

    American Temperance Society splits into factions
    The American Temperence Society split into two factions due to disagreements over group issues and beliefs. The society, however, was very effective in reducing the income of hard liquor and other alcoholic drinks.
  • Massachusetts establishes board of education

    Massachusetts establishes board of education
    Massachusetts established the board mainly because Mann had convinced the state that it was greatly needed to have a better education system, Mann was made the secratary of the board.
  • Elijah Lovejoy killed

    Elijah Lovejoy killed
    In Alton, Ilionios, Lovejoy was killed by a mob after he made an abolitionist speech
  • Liberty Party established

    Liberty Party established
    The party was an early advocate of the abolitionist cause. It broke away from the American Anti-Slavery Society (AASS) to advocate the view that the Constitution was an anti-slavery document, also advocated the women's rights movement.
  • American Anti-Slavery Society splits

    American Anti-Slavery Society splits
    The Tappan brothers had disagreed that a women should be allowd on the business committee for the group so they split from the group and created the American and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society
  • Brook Farm established

    Brook Farm established
    Transcendentalists who did not follow the other religious groups decided to form their own comunity on a farm which was later called Brook Farm
  • Seneca Falls Convention

    Seneca Falls Convention
    Feminists gather at Seneca Falls, New York, and found the women's right movement, which was led by Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott
  • Scarlet Letter published

    Scarlet Letter published
    The Scarlet Letter was written by Nathaniel Hawthorne and was written and focused mainly on adultery.
  • Walden is published

    Walden is published
    it was a book published by Henry David Thoreau about the ideal of self-culture to its logical outcome-a utopia of one. It is also considered one of the greatest achievements in American literature