During the 20th century there were many aspects of American life that baffled English society. As America tried to make their own new society and government, England watched from afar and sometimes up close. 509 more words
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October 3rd 1851
Since I have been studying the reform movements which were established in 19th century for a long time, one of my best friends, who worked in a temperance organization in Massachusetts, invited me to visit his working place yesterday. 1,200 more words
When the Shakers had raised enough funds, they purchased land in western New York State near Albany, naming it “Niskeyuna”. It was the first official Shaker settlement in America. 1,087 more words
Religious History Sunday - "Heaven on Earth" - The History of American Utopian Experiments - Introduction
Today I’d like to introduce a series of Sunday blog articles about the history of American Utopian Experiments, aka “Heaven on Earth”.
Originally, I had planned to do this first Religious History Sunday article on The Shakers. 480 more words