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Arts and Humanities
History of the Americas
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How did the idea of true womanhood affect the role of women in society in the 1800's?
It created educational and carrier barriers for women.
in the 1800's, most states had laws that prevented woman from
serving on juries.
one long-term effect of the Seneca Falls convention was that it
made it easier to fight for women's rights.
The declaration of sentiments of 1848 was modeled after which of the following?
The Declaration of Independence
In the 1840s, why did so many German people move to the United States?
Political unrest in Germany led to the desire for more freedom.
Which were two pull factors that drove many European immigrants to America in both the 1600s and the early 1800s?
available land and economic opportunity
In contrast with earlier waves of immigration, many immigrants in the first half of the 1800s came from
Many new immigrants arrived in US cities in the first half of the 1800s. What was the main cause of the problems they encountered?
The cities were unprepared for so many new inhabitants.
Which took place during the early 1800s?
the Second Great Awakening
How did the Oneida community in New York reflect American life in the 1800s?
It reflected some Americans' desire to find better, more moral ways to live.
In the 1800s, many African Americans underwent religious conversions at
Methodist and Baptist revivals.
During the 1800s, reformer Dorothea Dix primarily worked to
improve conditions in prisons and hospitals.
What is the main reason southerners might have supported Henry Clay's American System?
The American System promised to help transport crops to northern markets.
Which best compares Henry Clay and Andrew Jackson?
Both Clay and Jackson served in public office in the 1800s.
In the 1700s, James Watt caused a revolution in transportation by improving
the steam engine.