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The chief example of the tie between revivalism and abolitionism was the career of _________.

Theodore Weld

The most important function of school in 1850 was seen as _________ _____________.

moral indoctrination.

Transcendentalism was the American version of _____.


IN 1821, the American Colonization Society established what colony as a refuge for former slaves returned to Africa?


Which one of the following was not a prominent reform cause of the Antebellum era?
removal of Native Americans
public schools
proper behavior

removal of Native Americans

The "proper" sphere for middle class white women in the nineteenth century was

home and family

Which of the following individuals was not an important religious leader in America during the 1820s and 1830s?
Timothy Dwight
Lyman Beecher
Charles Finney
Nathaniel Taylor
Herman Melville

Herman Melville

The neighborly way of dealing with deviants broke down

as urbanization made communities less cohesive.

the reform movement did not inspire

dramatic changes in Protestant theology

The actions of the American Colonization Society indicated:
a. its realization of the economic realities of slavery
b. its desire to help freed slaves return to what it thought was the right cultural environment
c. its fears of race wars in the south
d. the power of racial prejudice.
e. all of the above

all of the above

As a reform effort, the temperance movement

was directed at a serious social problem.

Abolitionism received its greatest support in the

small to medium-sized towns of the upper North.

The sociological basis for the Cult of True Womanhood was

an increasing division of labor between men and women

Henry David Thoreau pushed the idea of ________ to its logical conclusion in his sojourn at Walden Pond between 1845 and 1847.


As a result of changes in the middle class family, nineteenth-century children

increasingly became viewed as individuals

The stand of ______ of women's rights led to an open break in the abolitionist movement in the 1840s.

William Lloyd Garrison,

In the large cities of the North, abolitionism

was often violently opposed.

An important consequence of the abolitionist movement was

the development of the women's rights movement,

The most influential spokesman for the common school movement was

Horace Mann

Which of the following was NOT a major change in family life during the 19th century?
a. marriages based on romantic love became popular
b. more and more women were forced to work outside the home
c. the cult of domesticity gained ground
d. primary responsibility for childrearing was given to women
e. relationships between parents and children became more intimate.


IN practice, working class families viewed the new public schools

as depriving them of needed wage earners.

The founder of the radical anti-slavery movement was

William Lloyd Garrision

The changes in the reform movement in the mid-1830s demonstrated

a new mood of impatience and perfectionism

A radical movement of foreign origin that gained some prominence in America was

utopian socialism

Which one of the following individuals was NOT a major figure in the 19th century reform movements?
a. William Lloyd Garrisoin
b. Dorothea Dix
c. Lyman Beecher
d. Alexis de Tocqueville
e. Horace Mann


AN important change in the American family was

the growing significance of mutual affection in marriage.

Most of the converts of northern revivalism were

middle-class citizens active in their communities.

Which of the following individuals is incorrectly matched with his or her reform movement?
Dix - abolition
Elizabeth Cady Stanton - women's rights
Horace Mann - schools
Beecher - temperance


The leader of the movement to reform asylums and prisons was

Dorothea Dix

In his sermons, Charles G. Finney appealed mainly to


In theory, prisons and asylums

were to substitute for the family

In the final analysis, prisons and asylums

did not achieve the aims of their founders.

The colonization movement failed as a solution to eliminate slavery mainly because

few slaves were actually freed for the purpose of colonization

The first great practitioner of evangelical Calvinism was

Lyman Beecher

Which writer, whose most famous novel was The Scarlet Letter, was skeptical of perfectionism?


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