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was awaiting the second coming and thought only people of their kind could be saved. these people also believed in polygamy.
people here rejected materialism and favored rural communalism. they had good carpenter skills and were similar to the shakers.
the belief that the physical world is secondary to the spiritual realm. these people believed in higher powers, not God.
this was inspired by transcendentalist writers who began to see things differently because of nature.
ralph waldo emerson
was a big part in the transcendental movement. he preached indiviualism and self reliance.
california gold rush
during this, people abused the land and left it unsuitable for anything when they were done. most never found gold.
most of these people never found enough gold to pay off their expenses and made it so alot of food and agriculture was needed in california to support all of them, so the agriculture business booms as did the jobs in that field
people flooded cities too fast, ppl there couldn't prepare for them. much disease and polluted water.
secretary of board of ed. made school yr 6 mo and supported free, state sponsored ed. thought education would end all problems/ bad things
the main cause of these was competition for jobs; everyone was competing against eachother
alexis de tocqueville
said the US was a good place for WHITE males. visited all the states and connected mobility with equality; the more people could move around, the more chances they had to start anew
lived in hoods w/o opportunity. women couldn't find jobs, so families couldn't be supported.
NYC five points
this neighborhood was mostly immigrant irish and freed blacks. very poor, one of the worst slums in the world.
urban middle class
lived in LUXURY (toliets, running water, large houses). depended on possessions to show class.
cult of domesticity
the belief that women should only be teachers or supporters of the husbands. this was the ideal role for women to partake in society.
came because there was a potato famine, and were eventually defeated by the english.
motivated mainly by economic competition. citizens feared that irish would take their jobs, so blamed them for all their problems.
celebrated on the sabbath by making sausages and drinking beer. this led to discrimination.
never migrated to america, america expanded its borders therefore making them residents of US. originally lived in texas.
held ideas of racial solidarity, self-help, and growing interest in africa. blacks fled to canada/af while europeans flooded into US.
landless whites of the antebellum south
owned only items, NO land. were irish immigrants who did dangerous work.
of slaveholding planters had large plantations with lots of slaves, but most were yeoman planters w few slaves.
the believe that you are obligated to take care of someone who is incapable of taking care of themselves
wives would stick their 'heads in the ground' as if not to notice their husbands having sex with slaves
got a little more than the bare necessities--enough to eat, but plain diets, bc masters wanted them to be able to do work. No shoes. One room cabins.
gang labor system
sun to sun. women/children work hard. get beat if you dont meet enough harvesting.
the task system
slaves were assigned measured amounts of work to be performed in a given amount of time
had more violence. whites thought that blacks could not be governed without the whip.
was greater than the physical damage experienced by slaves. being owned and sold emotionally corrupted them.
was based on deliverance/justice while their masters religion was based on control.
was mostly subtle; violence would make conditions worse so slaves outsmarted owners instead.
won lottery and bought freedom. combined bible teachings with revolutionary ideas to justify his plan to overthrow slavery.
led to the passing of state laws making it illegal to educate blacks and stopped their religious freedom
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