Flashcards in Chapter 15 Deck (28):
What are communities based on a vision of a perfect society?
What was the village created by a utopia believer?
New Harmony, Indiana
What was the wave of the religious fever in the 1800s?
Second Great Awakening
How did the 2nd Great Awakening begin?
With frontier camp meetings called revivals
What does Temperance mean?
To drink little or no alcohol
What was the first school for the hearing impaired?
What did Dorothea Dix do?
She reformed care for the mentally ill
What were writers Margaret Fuller, Henry David Thoreau, and Ralph Waldo Emerson?
They are famous transcendentalists
What did transcendentalists stress?
The relationship between humans and nature and the human conscience
What was Washington Irving famous for being and what did he write?
Americas first internationally famous author with his story The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
What novel explored the issue of slavery and was the best selling novel of the 19th century?
Uncle Tom's Cabin
Who were reformers who wanted to abolish slavery?
Who wrote Uncle Tom's Cabin?
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Who was the first white abolitionist to call for the immediate and complete emancipation of slaves?
William Lloyd Garrison
Who was the most well know abolitionists?
How did Fredrick Douglass learn how to read and write?
He taught himself
What was the name of the newspaper that Fredrick Douglass edited?
The North Star
What did Fredrick Douglass believe destroyed Americas ideals of freedom?
The injustice of slavery
What did Fredrick Douglass do with the help of friends in 1847?
He purchased his freedom
Who worked for woman's rights as an abolitionist?
Where was Sojourner Truth born?
In New York
Why did Truth choose her new name?
She said "I will walk in the light of God's truth"
What was a network of escape routes out of the South for enslaved people?
The Underground Railroad
Who was the most famous conductor of this system?
Where was the first women's rights convention?
In Seneca Falls, New York
What was the most controversial issue at this conference?
Who called for equal pay, college training, and conduction?
Susan B. Anthony