logo
Welcome, guest! ~ Login ~ Register 

Quick Search:

S9.com / Biographies /

Alcott, Amos Bronson

Portrait
Born: 1799 AD
Died: 1888 AD, at 88 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Teacher, Writers

Edit


1799 - Alcott was born in New Haven County, Connecticut on November 29, 1799.

 

1814 - Worked as a factory worker in a clock factory.

 

1823 - Worked as a teacher in Bristol, Connecticut.

 

1830 - Married Abby May.

 

1834 - Opened his own school, the "Temple School" in Boston.

 

1839 - The school was closed because he admitted an African-American student that is objected by most of the parents.

 

1840 - Migrated to Concord, Massachusetts.

 

1842 - Started a utopian socialist experiment in farm living and nature meditation as tending to develop the best powers of body and soul but was not successfull.

 

1868 - Published his book titled Tablets.

 

1872 - Published his book titled Concord Days.

 

1882 - Published his book titled Sonnets and Canzonets.

 

1888 - Died in Boston on March 4, 1888.


Edit

Page last updated: 8:27pm, 29th Nov '06

  • "STAY is a charming word in a friend's vocabulary."
  • "No one is promiscuous in his way of dying. A man who has decided to hang himself will never jump in front of a train."
  • "The true teacher defends his pupils against his own personal influence. He inspires self-distrust. He guides their eyes from himself to the spirit that quickens him. He will have no disciple."
  • "Strengthen me by sympathizing with my strength, not my weakness."