16.2 A Call for Women’s Rights Main Idea Women who were involved in abolition and other reform movements began to speak out about the status of women. Why It Matters Now Women reformers of the time inspired 20th Century reformers.
Standards 8.6.6 Examine the women’s suffrage movement (e.g., biographies, writing, and speeches of Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Margaret Fuller, Lucretia Mott, and Susan B. Anthony.
Daily Guided Questions • What were the goals of the women’s rights movement?
Quick Write (5 min) • A man in the mid-1800’s said about women’s place in society, “Hers is the domestic altar; there she ministers and commands…; let her not seek madly to descend from this eminence to mix with the strife and ambition of cares of government; the field of politics is not her appropriate arena.” • What is this person saying about a women’s place in society? About her say in government? Do you agree or disagree if you lived back then? • You have five minutes to write as much as you can, but you must write more than ten sentences.
The Struggle Begins (pg. 301) • In 1820, what could women not do? • Who was Sojourner Truthand what did she do? • Who was Lucretia Mott and what did she do?
Seneca FallsConvention (pg. 302) • Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott were excluded from an anti-slavery convention. They had their own convention to discuss what?
Declaration of Sentiments (pg. 302) • The Declaration of Sentiments was modeled after what famous American document? • What did the Declaration of Sentiments say and what did it demand?
Call for Suffrage (p. 302) • What is women’s suffrage? • What was the women’s rights movement?
Political Victories (pg. 303) • What was the name of the organization that Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony started in 1869? • What were some of their victories?
Education for Women (pg. 303) • In 1821, Emma Willard found which school which served as a model for girl schools everywhere? • Mary Lyon opened which school in 1837, basically a college and what subjects did they teach there?
New Careers (pg. 304) • Margaret Fuller was a journalist, scholar, and literary critic. - Wrote Women in the Nineteenth Century • Elizabeth Blackwell was the first woman to graduate from an American medical school, January 1849. • Maria Mitchell an astronomer, was the first professor hired at Vassar College.
Primary Source pg. 630 • Read the primary source: Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Declaration of Sentiments, textbook pg. 630. • Read everything on the page and answer the three questions.
Answers • What the document says about the unfairness of the law-making of the time is that women have no voice in creating them. • What Stanton means that married women are “civilly dead” is that women have no voice in the in her life. -Can’t hold property. -Keep her wages. -Get an education. • Modeled after the Dec. of Independence, it mirrors the wrongs made and expresses the need for change and ideas of liberty.
Biography • Read the biography given and take notes. • Besides basic information (birthday, death, etc.), try to explain why or how they became involved in the suffrage movement, and some of their achievements. • Get into biography groups (people with the same women). Agree on the information given. • Get in like numbers (1’s with 1’s, 2’s with 2’s, etc.) Teach the others about your biography (have them take notes).
Study Guide pg. 134 • Copy and complete the study guide on pg. 134. Use your notes or textbook pg. 301-304to complete it.
17.1 American Literature and Arts Main Idea Inspired by nature and democratic ideals, writers, and artists produced some of America’s greatest works. Why It Matters Now 19th century writers such as Hawthrone and Thoreau laid the foundation for American literature.
Standard • 8.4.4 Discuss daily life, including traditions in art, music, and literature, of early life of national America (e.g. through writings by Washington Irving, James FenimoreCooper).
Daily Guided Questions • How are transcendentalism and individualism related? • How did the new literature celebrate American culture and society?
Dev. Of American Culture • Modeled after European styles. • By mid-1800’s Amer. writers and artists reflected Amer. optimism and energy -Uniquely Amer. themes of people and nature
Washington Irving • Stories based on New York’s Dutch history. -Rip Van Winkle -The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
James Fenimore Cooper • Stories about frontiersman and Native Americans. -Last of the Mohicans -Deerslayer -Natty Bumppo
Romanticism • Placed a focus on nature, emotions, and imagination. • Transcendentalism -explored the relationship between humans and nature through emotions, not reason. -live simply, understanding of beauty, goodness, and truth.
Ralph Waldo Emerson • Stressed Individualism • Self-reliance • Character • Inner light -Given by God
Henry David Thoreau • People must judge right and wrong for themselves. • Encouraged civil disobedience -“If a man does not keep pace with his companion, perhaps it is because he hears [the beat of] a different drummer”
Herman Melville • Introduced psychological themes and extreme emotions. • “Moby Dick”
Nathaniel Hawthorne • Descended from Puritans. • Explored the dark side of the mind. • The Scarlet Letter -sin, guilt, and adultery
Louisa May Alcott • Wrote about strong women heroines. • Believable and imperfect • Little Women -takes place during the Civil War
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow • Favorite poet of the 1850’s whose main theme was America’s past history. • “Paul Revere’s Ride” & The Song of Hiawatha
Walt Whitman • Poetry rejected formal rules. -Democratic American spirit. - “Leaves of Grass”
John Greenleaf Whittier & Francis Watkins Harper • Poems condemned evils of slavery
Hudson River School • Artists expressed beauty, power of nature (landscapes), or everyday life.
Music • European roots and tunes. • Uniquely American, “Yankee Doodle” -Sung by laborers and sailors. -Spirituals sung by slaves. • Stephen Foster -Wrote over 200 songs. - “Camptown Races” and “Oh Susanna”
Primary Source pg. 631 • Read the Primary Source: Ralph Waldo Emerson, Self-Reliance, textbook pg. 631. • Read everything on the page and answer the questions at the bottom.
Study Guide pg. 137 • Turn to the Study Guide, page 137. Using textbook pages 305-309, fill out the study guide. • Write out the whole study guide.
Daily Guided Questions • What were the goals of the women’s rights movement? (pg. 303) • How are transcendentalism and individualism related? (pg. 306) • How did the new literature celebrate American culture and society? (pg. 305-309)