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1

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

Second Great Awakening

2

How did the 2nd Great Awakening begin?

Frontier camp meeting called revivals

3

What does temperance mean?

Drinking little or no alcohol

4

What was the first school for the hearing impaired?

Gallaudet University

5

What did Dorothea Dix do?

Reformed care for the mentally ill

6

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

First internationally famous author, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

7

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

Uncle Tom's Cabin

8

Who wrote Uncle Tom’s Cabin?

Harriet Beecher

9

Who were reformers who wanted to abolish slavery?

Abolitionist

10

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

William Lloyd

11

Who was the most well known abolitionist?

Frederick Douglass

12

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

North Star

13

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

Injustice of Slavery

14

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

They helped him purchase his freedom

15

Who worked for women’s rights as an abolitionist?

Sojourner Truth

16

Where was Sojourner Truth born?

New York

17

Why did Truth choose her new name?

She said,"I will walk in the light of God's Truth"

18

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

Utopia

19

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

The Underground Railroad

20

Who was the most famous conductor of the Underground Railroad?

Harriet Tubman

21

Where was the first women’s rights convention?

Seneca Falls, New York

22

What was the most controversial issue at the Seneca Falls Convention?

Women's suffrage

23

What did Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott both fight for?

Publicly fought for women's suffrage

24

Who was the Quaker that helped runaway slaves in addition to working towards
women’s suffrage?

Lucretia Mott

25

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

Susan B. Anthony

26

What did the 19th Amendment do?

Women's rights in every state