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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

2

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

Second great awakening

3

How did the 2
nd
Great Awakening begin?

Began with frontier camp meeting called 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 were writers Margaret Fuller, Henry David Thoreau, and Ralph Waldo
Emerson?

Transcendentalists

8

What did transcendentalists stress?

The relationship between humans and nature and the human conscience

9

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

Being an author and he wrote "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow"

10

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

Uncle Tom's Cabin

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Who wrote Uncle Tom’s Cabin?

Harriet Beecher Stowe

12

Who were reformers who wanted to abolish slavery?

Abolitionists

13

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

William Lloyd garrison

14

Who was the most well known abolitionist?

Frederick Douglass

15

How did he learn how to read and write?

He was self taught

16

What was the name of the newspaper that abolitionist edited?

"The Liberator"

17

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

The injustice of slavery

18

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

He bought his freedom from his original owner

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Who worked for women’s rights as an abolitionist?

Sojourner truth

20

Where was she born?

In New York as slave

21

Why did she choose her new name?

Because she said "I will walk in the light of God's truth."

22

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

Underground Railroad

23

Who was the most famous conductor of that system?

Harriet Tubman

24

Where was the first women’s rights convention?

Seneca falls, New York

25

What was the most controversial issue at this conference?

Women's suffrage

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Constitution preamble

"We the people of the United States"

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Declaration of Independence preamble

"We hold these truths to be self evident"

28

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

Susan B. Anthony

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What did the 19
th
Amendment do?

It made women's suffrage a reality in every state