APUSH

How did nostalgia for the past encourage social reform?

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  1. Which country? Which time period?

    And what does APUSH mean?

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    Ms. Sue
  2. APUSH means Advanced Placement United States History.

    The United States in the 1800s.

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  3. Thank you for clarifying the name of your class. :-)

    During most of the 1800s, our country was less than 100 years old. People's parents and grandparents had helped fight for our independence. As they looked back on the glorious days at the end of the 18th century, it was natural to look around and see how they could revive the idealism that surrounded gaining our freedoms. What new worlds could they conquer? Since the freedoms only applied to white males, it was obvious for the reformers to want to extend these freedoms to women and blacks.

    http://www.sparknotes.com/testprep/books/sat2/history/chapter9section2.rhtml

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