Utopian Movements in American History (About.com American History)
An interesting history-related post from About.com American History:
The 19th century saw the rise of many utopian movements. Individuals who followed these movements were seeking a different life and hoping for a perfect society. Most of these were founded on the idea of communism and shared responsibility. From these, only the Mormons have continued on, though present day Mormonism is much different from the past. Following is an article that takes a look at the major utopian movements of the 19th century. While most of them failed, many had lasting effects....
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