Mid-Century Political and Cultural Development
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supported the supremacy of Congress over the executive branch and favored a program of modernization and economic protectionism
Most early Michiganders were _ Democrats.
_ _ was elected governor in 1839. (Whig)
J. Gordon Wright
_ _ _ succeeded Woodbridge.
John S. Barry
First conservative democratic governor.
Charles Grandison Finney
An evangelist who was one of the greatest preachers of all time (spoke in New York City). He also made the "anxious bench" for sinners to pray and was was against slavery and alcohol.
Michigan Temperance Society
The temperance movement gained in popularity in 1833 with the formation of the _ _ _, which advocated a number of restrictions on the sale of alcohol.
American women's suffrage movement
Led by Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Lucretia Coffin Mott, and others, delegates adopted a number of resolutions calling for greater social, civil, and moral rights for women and founding the _ _ _ _.
_ _, a freed slave, settled among the Quakers near Battle Creek and advocated women's suffrage as well as opposition to slavery.
Lucinda Hinsdale Stone
_ _ _ (1814-1900), a former teacher, became the leading advocate for education reform and for equal educational rights for women in Michigan.
_ who settled in Lenawee County were at the forefront in the abolitionist movement in Michigan
Fugitive Slave Law
In 1850, Congress enacted the _ _ _, which mandated the federal government to assist in returning fugitive slaves from free states such as Michigan to their bondage.
Mrs. Laura Haviland
_ _ _, (founder of the Raisin Institute) was a major figure in the Underground Railway network in Michigan