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1

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

Utopias

2

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

second great awakening

3

How did the 2nd Great Awakening begin?

frontier camp meetings-revival

4

What does temperance mean?

drinking little to 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 was Washington Irving famous for being and what did he write?

was Americans first internationally famous author and he wrote the legend of sleepy hollow

8

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

Uncle toms cabin by Harriet Beecher

9

Who wrote Uncle Tom’s Cabin?

Harriet Beecher

10

Who were reformers who wanted to abolish slavery?

abolition

11

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

William Lloyd garrison

12

Who was the most well known abolitionist?

Fredrick Douglass

13

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

The North Star

14

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

injustice of slavery

15

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

purchase freedom from his original slave owner

16

Who worked for women’s rights as an abolitionist?

sojourner truth

17

Where was Sojourner Truth born?

New York

18

Why did Truth choose her new name?

she said "I will walk in the light of gods truth."

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?

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?

made women's suffrage reality in every state