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Chapter 12 American History
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Which of the following statements best describes how Whig politicians initially responded to reformers?
The did not embrace reform because they had to balance the needs of supporters with different ideas on evangelicalism, slavery, and other issues.
Which of the following were Mormon practices or beliefs that set the religion apart from most forms of Christianity?
polygamy; baptism for the dead; eternal marriage
The name of William Lloyd Garrison's abolitionist was The _______
The Schism of 1840 was a break within
The name of the first socialist community in the United States was _____________ __________
Which of the following were leaders in both the abolitionist and women's rights movements?
Lucretia Mott; Abby Kelly; the Grimke Sisters; Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Which statement best describes the relationship between race, gender, and evangelical church membership in the early to mid-nineteenth century?
Like white women, black women joined evangelical churches before men
The European movement that came about as a reaction to the Enlightenment and that emphasized emotion, the individual, and nature is called ________
Which of the following statements about conservative abolitionists is not accurate
They agreed with William Lloyd Garrison on most issues.
In which of the following locations did the black church thrive in the early to mid-nineteenth century?
in the North
Among which of the following groups would one be unlikely to find abolitionists?
older people; business people; city dwellers; agnostics
Which of the following statements about the women's rights and abolitionist movements are correct?
Divisions over the issue of women's rights led to a split within the abolitionist movement; Female abolitionists were criticized for speaking to audiences that included both men and women; Many advocates of women's rights identified with slaves as victims of male tyranny.
Which of the following beliefs is associated with evangelical Protestantism of the first half of the nineteenth century?
Individuals can secure their own salvation through pious behavior and faith
Though initially a follower of the radical abolitionist _________ ____________ _________, Frederick Douglass eventually came to a political parting of the ways with his former mentor.
William Lloyd Garrison
Which best describes the position of the Whig and Democratic parties on women's suffrage?
Both the Whigs and Democrats opposed women's suffrage because they were unwilling to give up the power exercised by men.
By the 1840s many women felt that their effectiveness in the temperance and abolitionist movements was limited because they did not have the right to _______
Which of the following was a core belief of the Transcendentalists?
One should rise spiritually above the material world.
How did early nineteenth-century evangelical leaders like Lyman Beecher differ from the next generation of evangelical leaders?
They were not particularly concerned with political issues.
When Lyman Beecher warned that "the world has never witnessed such a rush of dark-minded population from one country to another," he was referring to Catholic immigrants from __________ and ________ who, he feared, would dominate the American West.
Which of the following were beliefs that distinguished Lyman Beecher and Charles Finney from those at the extreme fringe of the abolitionist movement?
Sin arose primarily in the individual rather than in institutions; Politics should not distract Christians from the more important concern of salvation; Emphasis on political reform ultimately generated discord among Christians.
Which best describes public attitudes toward Catholics over the course of the first half of the nineteenth century?
They became increasingly negative with ever-increasing rates of Catholic immigration
Which of the following was the premier organization, governmental body, or religious body that opposed alcohol consumption after the 1820s?
The American Temperance Society
Which of the following statements about men and women in Shaker congregations are correct?
They accorded women a high degree of authority and equality; Though work was divided by gender, leadership was shared equally by men and women; They believed that God had a male and female side
Which of the following statements best describes how Democratic politicians initially responded to the reform movements of the 1830s and 1840s?
They did not embrace any advocates of reform
The Oneida Community, established by John Humphrey Noyes, followed a practice of community-approved sexual relations called _________ __________
In the 1830s and 1840s anti-Catholic sentiments were expressed through
Which of the following did Finney believe and promote?
He prayed for sinners by name; He encouraged women to testify in public gatherings; He endorsed free will and thought anyone could be saved
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