Chapter 12

Main

Era of Romanticism

1800 - 1850

Reform Movements:
Romanticism
Public schools
Utopianism
Temperance
Asylum
Mormonism

"Age of Jefferson"

1800 - 1828

"Revolution"
2nd Revolution
Civilized - eastern, tempered

Age of Jackson

1828 - 1860

Political Democracy for White Men

1828 - 1837

Reform movements beyond white men
slavery
women

Jackson Presidency

1829 - 1837

"Revolution"
3rd Revolution
Angry
Race- foreshadow conflict

Mexican-American War

1846 - 1848

US preemptively struck mexico
Unify politically over war- unable to be united at this time
fueled nationalism to ugly, angry, narrow, racist nationalism
--> marginalized class, economic anxiety, lesser education atainment

Implosion of Democracy

1850