- Summarize the ways the Shakers recruited members from their surrounding communities.
- Based on your reading of this article, what was the goal of the Shakers? How did they define "utopia?"
- Based on the information in this article, what conclusion can you draw about the effectiveness of the methods used by the Shakers? Cite evidence from the text.
"Lest We Forget - The Quaker Seedsmen of Long Ago," The Citizen, 21 April 1909. Courtesy of Library of Congress