Flashcards in chapter 15 Deck (26)
What are communities based on a vision of a perfect society?
What was the wave of religious fervor in the 1800’s?
second great awakening
How did the 2nd Great Awakening begin?
frontier camp meetings-revival
What does temperance mean?
drinking little to 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?
was Americans first internationally famous author and he wrote the legend of sleepy hollow
What novel explored the issue of slavery and was the best selling novel of the 19th century?
Uncle toms cabin by Harriet Beecher
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?
William Lloyd garrison
Who was the most well known abolitionist?
What was the name of the newspaper that Frederick Douglass edited?
The North Star
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?
purchase freedom from his original slave owner
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 gods truth."
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?
Who was the Quaker that helped runaway slaves in addition to working towards women’s suffrage?
Who called for equal pay, college training, and coeducation?
Susan B. Anthony