comic depictiing the economy, religion and education of the time fram 1800-1848
Between 1800-1848 Economy, Education and Religion played a major role in our history.
When in came to the ECONOMY: Did you know that the North created cities to resemble the European cities? Also, in 1838, W.L Garrison founded an Anti-slavery society. Furthermore, the struggles to expand suffage began with Maryland reformers.
Lastly, in in 1806 Congress approved funds for a national road and in 1820 rural women altered the gender roles when they began to work in factories.
Meanwhile the south had their plantation style homes had a cotton boom in 1820, the American slave trade was outlawed and ended up with tarrif battels and nullification in 1828, 1832. Both had to deal with the expansion of the market economy as well as the Missouri Compromise.
EDUCATION was also a huge issue. Culturally the South population mainly white wealthy males while the North had more wealthy people. Relionism advanced female education. Women in both the North and the south became school teachers.
Geographically they were oposites as well. The South was rural and spread out due to plantations and the land needed. This cause it hard to place schools. The North was more urban. People wer close together so schools could be close making education easier.
RELIGION played a major role in the country's identity, society and culture. The Second Great Awakening was a major factor. It led to the rise of democratic and individualistic beliefs.
Culturally the Awakening influenced moral and social reforms, created a religious and educational infrastructure, spawned abolition groups, temperance and suffrage societies and committed to prison reform, care for the handicapped and mentally ill.
The revivals attracted women, Blacks, and Native Americans and encouraged the growth of new denominations such as Presbyterians, Methodists and Baptists. Also the Bible belt of the South and border states was born.
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