Reform Movements

By: Matthew Ward

Transcendentalism

A philosophy stressing the relationship between human beings and nature, spiritual things over material things, and the importance of the individual conscience.

Utopian movement

To leave the corrupt society and build a private and peaceful society.

Brook farm

The Brook Farm was a Institute of Agriculture and Education or the Brook Farm Association for Industry and Education, was a utopian experiment in communal living in the United States in the 1840s

Noah Webster

Mr.Webster created the dictionary which has helped almost everybody once in then there life weather it's to find out how to spell a word or to find the definition. He wrote the Webster Dictionary and the New England Primer

Nathaniel Hawthorne

A American writer, in the early to mid 1800's. Nathaniel Hawthorne’s writings impacted his contemporary society, despite the fact that his criticism and ideas weren’t widely popular and accepted. He wrote short stories such as Young Goodman Brown and The Scarlet Letter.

Edgar Allan Poe

Mr.Poe was more of a horror genre book writer but wanted to serve in the army so he joined but failed and started writing poems that were best sellers. He wrote poems and stories such as The Raven and The Tell Tale Heart.