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Section 1: Religion Sparks Reform

The Internet contains a wealth of information, but sometimes it's a little tricky to find what you need. By using the preselected Web sites provided below you will be able to narrow your search, answer assigned questions, and save precious time. Simply follow the links to find valuable research materials and activity support. There's a lot of information in here, happy hunting!

The Alexis de Tocqueville Tour
Site established by C-SPAN retracing Tocqueville's trip across America in search of an understanding of democracy. Provides a wealth of information about Tocqueville, including biographical material, bibliographies, and excerpts from his writings.

Charles Grandison Finney, 1792–1875 ~HYPER/ DETOC/ religion/ finney.html
Biography of Finney with links to his writings and articles about the religious environment of his time.

Ralph Waldo Emerson 1emerson.html
Links to a variety of information about Emerson, including biographical material, portraits, texts of his writings, a bibliography, and other related sites.

Nathaniel Hawthorne english/ reuben/ pal/ chap3/ hawthorne.html
Comprehensive site devoted to Hawthorne, including biographical information, texts of his writings (including The Blithedale Romance), and interpretations of his works.

Henry David Thoreau ~freereligion/ 1thorea.html
Links to information about Thoreau, including biographical material, texts of his writings, works about him, and other related sites.