Shakers

A religious reform movement

What was the movement about?

The Shakers were a group of religious people. They believed in celibacy and forgiveness of sin.


Major Character

Mother Ann Lee


Important Events

-Came to the US in 1974


-Established colonies in the US

Who the Movement Helped

The movement helped people realize how to practice their religion.


Life Before the Movement

Not all people realized how they should practice religion. The Shakers believed in celibacy and forgiveness of sins.


Long Term Effects

There are still Shakers around today. They have shaped a religion of their own.


Works Cited

"The Shaker Movement." The Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill. N.p., n.d. Web. 19 Sept. 2013.

"The Shakers." I Hear America Singing. PBS, n.d. Web. 19 Sept. 2013.