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HY 120 Chapter 12
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The American Colonization Society called for
a gradual end to slavery and the resettlement of blacks outside the United States.
Stretching from Maine to Kentucky, this was the most successful of the religious communities in the mid-1800s
Which of the following was an area of public activism open to women during the 1830 and 40s
Robert Owen's utopian society promoted this idea to allow workers to receive the full value of their labor.
"Gentlemen of property and standing" were
Merchants with close commercial ties to the South.
This first martyr of the antislavery movement was killed by a mob in Illinois while defending his press.
Elijah P. Lovejoy
Which of the following was a characteristic of Robert Owen's early-nineteenth-century utopian communities?
Owen promoted communitarianism as a way of making sure workers received the full value of their labor.
The idea of "perfectionism" was the view that
both individuals and society at large can be capable of indefinite improvement.
America's first black newspaper was called
Dorothea Dix, a Massachusetts school teacher, was the leading proponent of
more humane treatment of the insane.
The largest effort at educational institution building before the Civil War came in the movement to establish
In her 1845 work Woman in the Nineteenth Century, this writer sought to apply to women the transcendentalist idea that freedom meant a quest for personal development.
According to Pauline Davis in 1853, to emancipate women from "bondage," women must
go to work outside the home.
Free blacks drew upon what political office to justify "birthright citizenship"?
Free blacks were regularly excluded from
The American Temperance Society, founded in 1826, directed its efforts to redeeming habitual drunkards, not the occasional social drinker.
Horace Mann argued that it was not a school's responsibility to reinforce social stability by rescuing students from the influence of parents who failed to instill the proper discipline in their children.
In the absence of a strong national government, American social and political activity was organized through voluntary associations such as churches, fraternal societies, and political clubs.
Abby Kelley was one of the foremost female abolitionist orators in the country during her time.
Many Americans saw the reform impulse as an attack on their own freedom, particularly the temperance movement.
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