Radical Equality: 1842-1846

Glossary

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Hancock Shaker Village - Hancock Village thrived as an active Shaker community during most of the following two centuries. Shaker communities were religious communal movements which kept men and women strictly separate, forbidding marriage and sexual relations. This posed a problem with membership for most Shaker communities.
Harriet Tubman - Harriet Tubman was a runaway slave from Maryland. She led hundreds of slaves to freedom through the Underground Railroad. She later became a leader in the abolitionist movement.
Horace Mann - Horace Mann was an education reformer from Massachusetts, who worked to establish free, public, non-sectarian education for every man and woman. Edit
Hydropathy - The use of water for self-purification. A practice that supports self-discipline and matches the reform sentiment of the time.