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1

What are communities based on a vision of a perfect society?

Utopias

2

What was the wave of religious fervor in the 1800’s?

Second great awakening

3

How did the 2nd Great Awakening begin?

Frontier camp meetings or revivals

4

What does temperance mean?

Drinking little or no alcohol

5

What was the first school for the hearing impaired?

Gallaudet University

6

What did Dorothea Dix do?

Reformed care for the mentally ill

7

What was Washington Irving famous for being and what did he write?

First international famous author, he wrote the legend of sleepy hollow

8

What novel explored the issue of slavery and was the best selling novel of the 19th
century?

Uncle toms cabin

9

Who wrote Uncle Tom’s Cabin?

Harriet Beecher Stowe

10

Who were reformers who wanted to abolish slavery?

Abolitionists

11

Who was the first white abolitionist to call for the immediate and complete
emancipation of slaves?

William Lloyd Garrison

12

Who was the most well known abolitionist?

Frederick Douglass

13

What was the name of the newspaper that Frederick Douglass edited?

North Star

14

What did Frederick Douglass believe destroyed America’s ideals of freedom?

Injustice of slavery

15

What did Frederick Douglas do with help of friends in 1847?

Purchase his freedom from his slave owner

16

Who worked for women’s rights as an abolitionist?

Sojourner Truth

17

Where was Sojourner Truth born?

New York

18

Why did Truth choose her new name?

She said " I will walk in the light of Gods truth"

19

What was a network of escape routes out of the South for enslaved people?

Underground Railroad

20

Who was the most famous conductor of the Underground Railroad?

Harriet Tubman

21

Where was the first women’s rights convention?

Seneca New York

22

What was the most controversial issue at the Seneca Falls Convention?

Women's suffrage

23

What did Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott both fight for?

Women's rights

24

Who was the Quaker that helped runaway slaves in addition to working towards
women’s suffrage?

Lucretia Mott

25

Know the differences between the Constitution preamble and Declaration of
Independence Natural Rights.


Okay

26

Who called for equal pay, college training, and coeducation?

Susan B Anthony

27

What did the 19th Amendment do?

Women's suffrage right to vote