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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 utopia believer?

New Harmony, Indiana

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What was the wave of the religious fever in the 1800s?

Second Great Awakening

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How did the 2nd Great Awakening begin?

With frontier camp meetings called revivals

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What does Temperance mean?

To drink 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?

She reformed care for the mentally ill

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

They are famous transcendentalists

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What did transcendentalists stress?

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?

Americas first internationally famous author with his 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 were reformers who wanted to abolish slavery?

Abolitionists

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Who wrote Uncle Tom's Cabin?

Harriet Beecher Stowe

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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 know abolitionists?

Fredrick Douglass

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How did Fredrick Douglass learn how to read and write?

He taught himself

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

The North Star

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What did Fredrick Douglass believe destroyed Americas ideals of freedom?

The injustice of slavery

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What did Fredrick Douglass do with the help of friends in 1847?

He purchased his freedom

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Who worked for woman's rights as an abolitionist?

Sojourner Truth

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Where was Sojourner Truth born?

In New York

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Why did Truth choose her new name?

She said "I will 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 this system?

Harriet Tubman

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Where was the first women's rights convention?

In Seneca Falls, New York

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What was the most controversial issue at this conference?

Women's suffrage

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

Susan B. Anthony

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What did the 19th Amendment do?

It made women's suffrage a reality in every state of the U.S.