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Cult of domesticity
a movement that arose during the Industrial Revolution urging women to remain in the home environment
groups that were organized to promote social reforms
(1800-1878) American educator and the daughter of Lyman Beecher; she promoted education for women in such writings as An Essay on the Education of Female Teachers. She founded the ﬁrst all-female academy.
Seneca falls convention
(1848) the first national women's rights convention at which the Declaration of Sentiments was written
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
(1815-1902) American suffrage leader; she organized the Seneca Falls Convention with Lucretia Mott. The convention was the ﬁrst organized meeting for women's rights in the United States.
(1793-1880) American reformer; she planned the Seneca Falls Convention with Elizabeth Cady Stanton, the ﬁrst organized meeting for women's rights in the United States.
African Americans who were not slaves
(1800-1831) American slave leader; he claimed that divine inspiration had led him to end the slavery system. He led the most violent slave revolt in U.S. history; he was tried, convicted, and executed.
a network of people who helped enslave people escape to the North
(c.1820-1913) American abolitionist who escaped slavery and assisted other enslaved Africans to escape. She is the most famous Underground Railroad conductor.
movement to end slavery in the United States
William Lloyd Garrison
(1805-1879) American journalist and reformer; he published the famous antislavery newspaper, the Liberator, and helped found the American Anti-Slavery Society, promoting immediate emancipation and racial equality.
(1785-1830) African American abolitionist; he wrote the anti-slavery treatise An Appeal to the Colored Citizens of the World.
(1797-1883) African American abolitionist; she traveled the nation giving speeches about slavery and women's rights.
(1817-1895) American abolitionist and writer, he escaped slavery and became a leading African American spokesman and writer. He published an autobiography, The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, and founded the abolitionist newspaper, the North Star.
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