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abolitionism

a movement to end slavery, wheather formal or informal. historical movement to end rhe african and indian slave trade

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temperance

abstinence from drinking alcohol

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asylum/penal

dorothea dix witnessed poor treatment in asylum and fined prisons and fought for better rights

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womens rights

women wanted equal rights idk

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william lloyd garrison

prominent americanabolitionist, journalist, suffragist, and social reformer

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frederick douglass

african american social reformer, abolitionist, orator, writer, and statesmen

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sojourner truth

african american abolitionist and womens rights activist. truth was born into slavery , but escaped with her infant daughter to freedom in 1826

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underground railroad

network of secret routes and safe houses used by 19 century enslaved people of african descent

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dorothea dix

american activist on behalf of the indignent insane, who were treated poorly in asylums.

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cult of domesticity

prevailing value sysytem among the upper and middle classes during nineteen century in us.

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senaca falls convention

the first womans rights convention. discussed social, civil, and religous rights of women

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second great awakening

protestant religous revival movement. membership rose rapidly among baptist and methodist congregations whose preachers lead the movement