Reform Movements



Is an idealistic philosophical and social movement that developed in New England around 1836 in reaction to rationalism.

Utopian Movement

the utopian movement is where people wanted to be in a socially perfect group away from outside laws so they could make their own laws. The biggest idea to come out of this movement id that they wanted to have the perfect society where they can rule themselves and not listen to anyone else.
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Brook Farm Community

Was a New England utopian community founded by unitarian minister George Ripley and other progressive, transcendentalist Unitarians. Ripley wanted it to be the new jerusalem.