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A Biography of America

The Reform Impulse – Key Events

1790s- 1840s

Second Great Awakening

1816

American Colonization Society formed

1826

American Society for the Promotion of Temperance founded

1828

Jackson elected president

1830

Congress passes Indian Removal Act

1831

Tocqueville and Beaumont tour America

1833

American Anti-Slavery Society founded

1838 - 1839

Trail of Tears

1841 - 1847

Brook Farm

1848

First board of education

Seneca Falls Convention

Units