Events in Antebellum Catholic history–social

Religious Political Intellectual

Maria Monk's Awful Disclosures published

New England (ME-NH-VT-RI-CT-MA)

Burning of Charlestown Convent * Rise of American Party

Atlantic (NY-NJ-PA-DE-MD-WV-DC)

Trusteeism controversy * Rise of American Party * Sisters of Mercy founded * Oblate Sisters of Providence founded * Theft of the "pope's stone"



Great Lakes (OH-MI-WI-IL-IN)

Rise of American Party



Mountain West (MT-ID-WY-CO-UT-NV)


Pacific Northwest (WA-OR-AK)


Southwest (TX-CA-AZ-NM-HI)

Secularization of California missions