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Unit 8: Reforming America (Chapter 8)

Quiz by Patty Weber

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  • Q1
    What was the Abolitionist Movement?
    a movement to return escaped slaves to their owners
    a movement to expand slavery
    a movement to prohibit drinking alcohol
    a movement to end slavery
  • Q2
    The Declaration of Sentiments at the Seneca Falls in 1848 stated:
    education reform was needed.
    mental health reform was needed.
    all men and women are created equal.
    prison reform was needed.
  • Q3
    He was an abolitionist that published the anti-slavery newspaper, The Liberator
    Nat Turner
    Horace Mann
    William Lloyd Garrison
    Frederick Douglass
  • Q4
    Wrote Walden and On Civil Disobedience ... he was a transcendentalist from Massachusetts
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Henry David Thoreau
    William Lloyd Garrison
    Charles G. Finney
  • Q5
    Thoreau's Civil Disobedience urged people
    not to obey laws they consider unjust
    to become one with nature
    to pursue material goods
    to protest with violence
  • Q6
    Former slave, abolitionist and women's rights advocate, famous for speech Ain't I A Woman
    Sojourner Truth
    Sarah Grimké
    Angelina Grimké
    Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  • Q7
    Antebellum describes
    Period of time before the Civil War
    Period of time after the Civil War
    Period of time before World War 1
    Period of time after World War 1
  • Q8
    Which of the following best describes Frederick Douglass?
    former slave who wrote antislavery newspaper, The North Star
    runaway slave who spoke for women's rights
    African American who led rebellion that killed white plantation owners
    began philosophy transcendentalism
  • Q9
    Which of the following best describes Nat Turner?
    led rebellion that killed white plantation owners
    the Father of the Common School
    runaway slave that spoke for women's rights
    reformer for public schools
  • Q10
    Which of the following best describes the Seneca Falls Convention (1848)?
    held to argue for women's rights
    group that met that limited the women's right to speak in public
    movement to ban the drinking of alcohol
    social customs that restricted women to caring for the house
  • Q11
    What was the the “Declaration of Sentiments” composed at the Seneca Falls Convention?
    it described the unfair treatment of women and outlined steps toward greater equality
    it was an antislavery newspaper
    it explained that housework and childcare were considered the only proper activities for married women
    it was a document that urged women not to follow laws they considered unjust
  • Q12
    What religious movement led to the reform movements of the antebellum era?
    The First Great Awakening
    The Second Great Awakening
    The Protestant Reformation
  • Q13
    What movement was started because of alcohol abuse in America?
    Women's Rights
    Temperance movement
    Second Great Awakening
  • Q14
    Who was the reformer that advocated for the education of all children in America?
    Charles G. Finney
    Dorothea Dix
    Horace Mann
    William Lloyd Garrison
  • Q15
    What was the outcome of Nat Turner's Rebellion?
    led to emancipation of all the slaves
    led to loosened control of Southern plantation owners of their slaves
    led to deaths of hundreds of slaves and strengthened Southern defense of slavery
    led to expansion of slavery in the South

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