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6.3 - The Jacksonian Era (Reform Movements)
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Idea popularized in the early 1800s with the onset of the Industrial Revolution that certain tasks and issues were appropriate for women. These did not include work outside the home or politics. This has also been called the Cult of Domesticity.
Cult of Domesticity
Idea popularized in the early 1800s with the onset of the Industrial Revolution that certain tasks and issues were appropriate for women. These did not include work outside the home or politics. This has also been called the Women's Sphere.
Wife of the second president. She is remembered as an early champion for women's rights.
"Remember the Ladies!"
Quote from one of Abigail Adams' letters to John Adams during the debate over the Declaration of Independence in which she urged him to consider women's rights in the establishment of the nation.
Angelina and Sarah Grimke
Sisters from the South in the early 1800s who promoted women's rights and the abolition of slavery.
African-American female novelist of the early 1800s.
Boston reformer and champion of women's rights in the early 1800s. Along with Stanton and Anthony, she helped organize the Seneca Falls Convention.
Political movement to establish equal status for women.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Champion of women's rights in the early 1800s. Along with Mott and Anthony, she helped organize the Seneca Falls Convention.
Seneca Falls Convention
The first major meeting of women's rights advocates in America, which occurred in New York in 1848.
Susan B. Anthony
Champion of women's rights in the early 1800s. Along with Mott and Stanton, she helped organize the Seneca Falls Convention.
The right to vote.
Women's rights advocate in the 1800s and publisher of The Lily. She tried to make wearing pants social acceptable for women.
Wide pants worn by women in the 1800s.
Declaration of Sentiments
Statement adopted at the Seneca Falls Convention arguing for acceptance of more rights for women, including the right to vote.
Social reformer of the 1800s who worked especially to improve the conditions of jails and mental asylums.
Founder of the Boston Prison Discipline Society. Along with Dorothea Dix, he helped reform prisons in the 1800s.
Movement to reduce the use of alcohol, and eventually to ban alcohol entirely.
Connecticut minister in the 1800s who co-founded the American Temperance Society.
American Temperance Society
Organization founded in 1826 to encourage limiting or banning of alcohol.
Temperance advocate of the late 1800s who famously entered bars to preach while chopping the bars to pieces with a hatchet.
Champion of education reform during the 1800s. He is remembered as the founder of public education.
Common School Movement
Movement in the 1800s founded by Horace Mann to establish public schools.
Universal Public Education
The idea that all children should have the opportunity to attend schools for free that are funded by tax dollars. It was a key idea promoted by Horace Mann in the 1800s.
Colleges designed to prepare future teachers. They were championed by Horace Mann in the 1800s.
Free public schools in the 1800s that taught students up to the eighth grade.
Morrill Land-Grant Acts
A collection of laws signed by Abraham Lincoln in the 1860s setting aside land for states to establish universities. They created the system of state universities that is familiar today.
State universities created under the Morrill Acts in the 1860s.
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