After wrapping up our discussion on Native American issues in antebellum America, we looked at some of the forces in mainstream America driving the calls for removal. We analyzed some data on the changing economy in the market revolution, read some debates over the American System, and explored a set of documents by reformers attempting to make sense out of and improvements in the American society and its upheavals during this period of time.
Tonight, you need to read the selection on the cult of Domesticity under Period 4. You can also begin working on the readings and prewrite for Monday's scored discussion on Manifest Destiny in America. You can find the documents for this discussion under Period 5.