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

Utopias

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What was the village created by a utopian believer?

New Harmony, Indiana

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

Second Great Awakening

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How did the 2nd Great Awakening begin?

It began with frontier camp meetings called revivals.

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What does temperance mean?

Drinking little or no alcohol

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What was the first school for the hearing impaired?

Gallaudet University

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What did Dorothea Dix do?

Reformed care for the mentally ill

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What were writers Margaret Fuller, Henry David Thoreau, and Ralph Waldo Emerson?

Transcendetalists

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What did transcendentalists stress?

They stressed the relationship between humans and nature and the human conscience

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

He was America's first internationally famous author and he wrote the story, "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow"

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

"Uncle Tom's Cabin"

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Who wrote Uncle Tom’s Cabin?

Harriet Beecher Stowe

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Who were reformers who wanted to abolish slavery?

Abolitionists

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

William Lloyd Garrison

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Who was the most well known abolitionist?

Frederick Douglas

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How did Fredrick Douglas learn how to read and write?

He taught himself.

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What was the name of the newspaper that abolitionist edited?

An anti slavery newspaper the "North Star"

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

The injustice of slavery

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

They helped purchase his freedom from his original slaveholder

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Who worked for women’s rights as an abolitionist?

Sojourner Truth

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Where was Sojourner Truth born?

She was born as a slave in New York

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Why did she choose her new name?

She said she chose that name because she wanted to walk in the light of God's truth.

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

The Underground Railroad

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Who was the most famous conductor of that system?

Harriet Tubman

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Where was the first women’s rights convention?

Seneca Falls, New York

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What was the most controversial issue at this conference?

Women's suffrage - (the right to vote)

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

Constitution- "We the People"

Declaration of Independence- "We Hold These Truths To Be Self Evident"

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

Susan B. Anthony

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What did the 19th Amendment do?

It made women's suffrage a reality in every state.