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Chapter 17The Ferment of Reform and Culture 1790-1860 1 Dorothea Dix- 1802-1887 A tireless reformer she worked mightily to improve the treatment of the mentally ill At the outbreak of the Civil War she was appointed superintendent of women nurses for the Union forces 2 Joseph Smith- 1830 He constituted the book of Mormon and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Mormons was launched He established a religious oligarchy 3 Brigham Young- 1850s Stern and austere he proved to be an aggressive leader an eloquent preacher and a gifted administrator Determined to escape persecution Young in 1846-1847 led his oppressed and despoiled Latter-Day Saints over vast rolling plains to Utah as they sang Come Come Ye Saints 4 Elizabeth Cady Stanton- 1848 A mother of seven who had insisted on leaving obey out of her marriage ceremony shocked fellow feminists by going so far as to advocate suffrage for women 5 Susan B Anthony- 1840 A militant lecturer for womens rights fearlessly exposed herself to rotten garbage and vulgar epithets She became such a conspicuous advocate of female rights that progressive women everywhere were called Suzy Bs 6 Lucretia Mott- 1840 A sprightly Quaker whose ire had been aroused when she and her fellow female delegates to the London antislavery convention of 1840 were not recognized 7 Elizabeth Blackwell- Dr Elizabeth Blackwell a pioneer in a previously forbidden profession for women was the first female graduate of medical college 8 Charles G Finney- 1830-1831 was the greatest of the revival preachers Finney abandoned that bar to become an evangelist after a deeply moving conversion He led massive revivals in Rochester and New York City in 1830 and 1831 He preached a version of the old-time religion and was also an innovator Finney denounced both alcohol and slavery He eventually served as president of Oberlin College in Ohio which he helped to
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