Flashcards in Chapter 15 Deck (26):
What was the wave of religious fervor in the 1800’s?
Second Great Awakening
How did the 2nd Great Awakening begin?
Frontier camp meeting called revivals
What does temperance mean?
Drinking little or no alcohol
What was the first school for the hearing impaired?
What did Dorothea Dix do?
Reformed care for the mentally ill
What was Washington Irving famous for being and what did he write?
First internationally famous author, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
What novel explored the issue of slavery and was the best selling novel of the 19
Uncle Tom's Cabin
Who wrote Uncle Tom’s Cabin?
Who were reformers who wanted to abolish slavery?
Who was the first white abolitionist to call for the immediate and complete
emancipation of slaves?
Who was the most well known abolitionist?
What was the name of the newspaper that Frederick Douglass edited?
What did Frederick Douglass believe destroyed America’s ideals of freedom?
Injustice of Slavery
What did Frederick Douglas do with help of friends in 1847?
They helped him purchase his freedom
Who worked for women’s rights as an abolitionist?
Where was Sojourner Truth born?
Why did Truth choose her new name?
She said,"I will walk in the light of God's Truth"
What are communities based on a vision of a perfect society?
What was a network of escape routes out of the South for enslaved people?
The Underground Railroad
Who was the most famous conductor of the Underground Railroad?
Where was the first women’s rights convention?
Seneca Falls, New York
What was the most controversial issue at the Seneca Falls Convention?
What did Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott both fight for?
Publicly fought for women's suffrage
Who was the Quaker that helped runaway slaves in addition to working towards
Who called for equal pay, college training, and coeducation?
Susan B. Anthony