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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

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

Second Great Awakening

3

How did the 2
nd
Great Awakening begin?

Meetings called revivals

4

What does temperance mean?

Drinking little or no alcohol

5

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

7

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

Famous transendentalists

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What did transcendentalists stress?

Relationships between humans and nature

9

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

First internationally famous author wrote the legend of sleepy hollow

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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

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Who were reformers who wanted to abolish slavery?

Abolitionist

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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?

Fredrick Douglas

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How did he learn how to read and write?

Taught himself

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What was the name of the newspaper that abolitionist edited?

North Star

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

Injustices of slavery

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

Purchase his freedom

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Who worked for women’s rights as an abolitionist?

Sojourner Truth

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Where was she born?

New York

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Why did she 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?

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

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

Susan B. Anthony

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What did the 19
th
Amendment do?

Made women's suffrage a reality in every state