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SATII美国历史主线资料之culture,works andlifestyle

2016-09-02 11:19



    以下就是100留学SAT为大家带来SATII美国历史主线资料之cultureworks andlifestyle,希望对各位考生的备考有所帮助:

Life inindustrialized north(1820-1860): farming NW see “agriculture doc”

pattern: NE, mid atlantic states-manufacture; old northwest(NWordinance)-commercial farming; still agrarian society

NE and manu: manu other than and including textile; initial organizedlabor; northern cities- working-class neighborhoods, slums, many immi; newcities- transfer points, manu good E TO W, farm product W TO E

Life insouth(1820-1860):

Agricultural Hierarchy: planter aristocracy(code of chivalry,college edu); farmers; poor whites and mountain men; slaves(slave codes);

Cities: new orlean only major city; free blacks inferiorstatus in cities

Religion and politic: pro slavery Methodist and Baptist church; slavery aspolitical basis

Life inwest(1820-1860): not NW, west of miss river

Expansionism: exhausted soil-need new land; improved transportation;cheap land west attracted ger immi; garrison and jackson remove NA

Western political requirement: easy credit from state banks; cheap fedland; better transportation;

Mountain men: fur trade; guide for passbys

Frontier life: intense work; isolation; multitask for women

Environ damage: exhausted soil; extincted buffalos

nationalismduring era of good feelings: (1816-1824)

patriotism: excited young people toward optimistic prosperity;patriotism infused in am society (hero stories and paintings)

1820-1860:second great awakening and social reform

Second great awakening: cause of social reforms

Time scale: from jacksonian era to civil war

Cause: enlightenment belief; evangelical belief

Patterns: against rationalism, against Calvinism; appeal tomiddle class and working people(charles finny- self salvation through faith andhard work; burn over district); started from educated people(reverend timothy Dwightin yale; charles finny);

Forms: circuit camp meetings(south and western frontier; burnover district in NY); millennialism(William miller and second come of Christ);mormons(church of the latter-day saints, book of mormon; joseph smith andbelievers persecuted; utah new zion; polygamist; )

Romantic and idealistic culture:

Transcendentalists: celebrity(Ralph waldo emerson-anti slavery,individualism and american unique culture; henry david thoreau- ecologist,nonviolent protest immoral gov and Mexican war); books(waldon, civildisobedience-thoreau); belief(spirit over material; essence of in nature; individualismand self-reliance)

Utopian society: pattern(social and economic equality; abstemious;spiritual achievement; finally failed); examples(brook farm-transcendentalist;shakers-abstemious; new harmony-equality; Oneida-equality; fourierphalanxes-share and community life)

Arts and literature: genre painting; landscape painting(Hudson riverschool); greek style architecture(glorify democratic society); unique American literature(transcendentalist;American settings);


Cause: religious motivation(especially in northern states)

Central belief: improve people’s moral; construct new publicinstitutions through political advocacy

Pattern: reform active in north and west; south commited totradition and opposed to abolitionism-northern conspiracy;

Temperance: from moral to political; alcohol causesocial ills; organizations(American temperance society-total abstinence; Washingtonians-treatyalcoholism as disease;); temperance as middle class respectability; opposed byold immigrants; advocated by factories; women involvement; end(overshadowed bysectionalism debate)

Public asylum: belief(cure psychopath by providing goodenvironment); mental hospitals(dorothea dix; gov spend professional treatment);schools for handicapped; prisons(penitentiaries and suicide; rigid disciplinebring moral reform)

Public education: horace mann(free mandatory public school);mcguffey(textbooks mingle moral instruction and reading); private schools forimmigrants(catholic groups); colleges(private colleges by religion groups;admit women);

Family: background(from rural to industrial urban); genderstereotype for middle class(men-work; women-cult of domesticity, children andmoral leader); birth control(children became burden instead of labor);

American peace society: no war; oppose Mexican war

1824-1844: riseof democracy and commom man politics

Equal opportunity for all white males: self-made man; suppressionof women and black simultaneously

1820-1860: lifein western territories

Pattern: little settlement on great American desert and greatplain(for future 1860-1900); cali and Oregon fertile vally lands settled forfarming and mining, family arrive through overland trails(slow and hazardous-NA, disease, bad condition); middle class movement;

Fur trade frontier; mountain man; trade w/ NA;

Mining: gold rush in cali; mining towns boom; Chinese miners

Farming; preemption act(cheap public land purchase);

1865-1900:industrial America and laissez-faire

Adam smith: the wealth of nations; laissez-faire economy;invisible hand that control economy, not gov

Social Darwinist: natural selection and survive for the fittest inmarket and society; justify the wealthies’ success

Protestant work ethic: hard work and success

Gospel of wealth: philanthropy and Andrew Carnegie; for benefit ofsociety

Inventions: telegraph(FB Morse); telephone(Graham Bell); Edison(researchlaboratory); george Westinghouse

1865-1900: urbanization

Urbanization: market and manufacture center; rural am and AAmigrate to northern cities

City structure: central business district; city’s factories andworkers’ housing near them; city tenement house and immigrant ethnicneighborhoods; up and middle class commute to work from  suburb;

Transportation: effect(expand cities and suburbs; commute to work);forms(trolleys, elevated RR and subways)

Skyscrapers: home insurance company building

Machine politics: political machine and boss (Tweed in tammany hall,NY); reform city policy for vote; spoil system; highly corrupted; Thomasnast(cartoonist; expose tweed’s corruption in new york times)

Reform: social criticism(progress and poverty; lookingbackward); settlement house(jane Addams and hull house); social gospel;feminism

1865-1900:industrial and urban culture

Education: compulsory school laws increasedenrollment; public funded high schools; land grant and philanthropist found college;elective course; johns Hopkins and graduated study; social sciences prevalence

Literature: realism (mark twain- huckleberry finn);naturalism(jack London-call of the wild)

Art: realism; social realism(aschcan school); abstractpaintings (armory show in 1913);

Music: jazz and blues

Pop culture: popular press(joseph Pulitzer- new yorkworld-muckracking)

Entertaining: circus; buffalo bill and wild west show; saloon;

Sports: spectator sports; amateurish sports;

1865-1900: the closeof frontiers

Jackson Turner’s frontier thesis: the significance offrontier in American history; formation of am spirit(independence;individualism; democracy; relief class tension; fresh start)

Assimilatist: a century of dishonor(book by Helen hunt Jackson;sympathy for NA and approve assimilation); definition(support education for NAin white ways and convert NA to Christianity)


Progressivism(limit business; voter rights anddemocracy; larger government; middle class reformists improve urban conditionsduring industrial age; WWI brought to an end)

Growing cities and mix ethnicity; past time for ruralsociety

Protestant churches preached social gospel on urbanpoverty

AA union and feminist leaders argue for rights

Pragmatism: william james and john dewey

Evolutionism: Charles Darwin challenged old belief

Taylorsim of scientific management and efficiency

Muckrackers: Lincoln steffens(shame of the cities); IdaTarbell(history of standard oil company); Jacob riis(how the other half lives);Upton Sinclair(the jungle)

Settlement house movements: middle class women; led byJane Addams

Temperance and prohibition; anti-saloon league(incities)

Socialist party: Eugene debs; radical support labor

WWI: civil liberty curtailed; committee on public information; anti germany

Post WWI: red scare(palmer raids; arrests of anarchist,socialists and labors; )

1920s: urbanand modern culture

Background: more urban people than rural ones; popular culture andmass consumption

Jazz music: modern culture celebrated in cities, through radio

Consumerism: automobiles(replaced railroad industry,highway construction, commute to work); advertising; chainstores

Enterntainment: radio(NBC, radio station and radiosystem; share a common pop culture; fundamentalist also broadcast on radios);movie(Hollywood; movie theatres everywhere; talking pictures); heroes(sportsmanand actors; Charles Lindbergh’s flight)

Education: compulsory school laws

Cultural conflict:

Modernism vs. fundamentalism(creationist): scopes trial, scopes convicted;

Prohibition vs. bootlegs: Volstead act enforcing 18th,speakeasies; bootlegs; organized crime in Chicago; repealed during depression

Nativism vs. new immigrants: eastern and southern Europe postwarimmigration escalated; quota acts of 1921 and 1924; sacco and Vanzetti;resurgence of KKK

Lost generation literature:(hemingway fitzgernald sinclairlewis etc.)post war disillusionment; hate materialism and business society

Art: form follow function construction; Lloyd wright

Harlem renaissance: NY; jazz music(ellington Armstrong);

poets(hughs); black nationalism and separatism(marcusgarvey); web and NAACP

Great depression: depression mentality (feel of insecurity and economicconcern, even after depression); dust bowl and okies(John steinbeck’s thegrapes of wrath)

Cold war(1945-1952):

Baby boom: explosion in marriage and birth; confidence of postwar era

Suburb growth: William levitt and Levittown on long island (NY);cheaper constructions make houses affordable for most middle class families

Sunbelt: rise of war time defense industry states


Lifestyle: white flight and suburbanization; common possession ofautomobile; white collar jobs(teamwork and confomity)

Entertainment related to car: leisure tourism; fastfood; car cinema; motel;

Entertainment related to TV: Conformity (youth culture-rock music, elvispresley, rebellious; common content); advertisement(common material wants,standardized products); comedy shows; professional sports;

Social criticism: William whyte, the organization man(loss ofindividuality); J d salinger, the catcher in the rye(against conformity,phoniness); beat generation(rebel against social standard; jack Kerouac, on theroad)


Environmental conservation: richel Carson, silentspring; cean air and water laws during LBJ

Urban life: continued white flight and massive black riots during65-68; leave city with bad infrastructure and black ghettos

Student movement: SDS(port huron statement-participatory demo inuniversity; new left); student protest(Berkeley-free speech movement, endcollege restriction on student politic; demonstration aga viet war-close downcampus due to protest);

Counterculture: participants(young rebellious people);feature(rebellious dress; music; drug; communal life; music festival);form(hippies; flower children); celebrity(bob Dylan; beatles); ideal(democracy;aga authority, racism and war; radical solutions);

Sexual revolution: casual sex(popular culture-movie and magazine;medicine aga disease; contraception; premature sex); loosenedrestriction(abortion; homo);

Conflict: viet war(hawks-containment necessary; doves-undemocratic, doomed great society; students- protest on campus); war issue;race issue; generation gap;



Protest aga Cambodia invasion: kent state collegeprotest- kill 4;


Taxpayers’ revolt- inflation and higher tax for middleclass

aging population- conservative rise and decline ofyouth culture and liberalism in 1960s;

cultural pluralism: diverse ethnic and culture groups celebrate uniquevalues and traditions; see doc “civil rights”;

environmental movement:

cause: oil spill(Exxon); nuclear leak(three mile island; Chernobyl);result(question tech progress; care for pollution and environ);

protective legislation: clean air act(70); environmental protection agency(70);clean water act(72);

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