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Chapter14 VocabJH:)

people who leave a country emigrant
people who settle in a new country immigrant
the cheapest deck on a ship steerage
these people were pushed out of their native land, and pulled to a new place, by factors. push-pull factor
a severe food shortage famine
negative opinion that isn't based on facts. Prejudice
Native-born Americans who wanted to eliminate foreign influence called themselves this. nativists
stressed the indivual, imagination, creativity, and emotion. romanticism
the artists here painted lush natural landscapes. Hudson River School
Emerson and Thoreau belonged to a group of thinkers with a new philosophy. transcendentalism
to peacefully refuse to obey laws civil disobedience
meeting to reawaken religous faith revival
renewal of religous faith in the 1790's and early 1800's. Second Great Awakening
a campaign to stop the drinking of alcohol. temperance movement
group of workers who ban together to seek better working conditions. labor union
stopping work to demand better conditions strike
Called public edu. " edu. creates or devolpes new treasures". Horace Mann
1841, reformer from Boston, taught Sunday school to women in jail. Dorothea Dix
the movement to end slavery, in the late 1700's. abolition
A moving abolitionist speaker, who was a slave. Frederick Douglass
A moving abolitionist speaker, who was a slave. Sojourner Truth
an aboveground series of escape routes from the North to the South Underground Railroad
a famous conducter, people who led the runaways to freedom Harriet Tubman
an abolitionist, anti-slavery. Elizabeth Cady Stanton
a convention held in New York in 1848 for a women's right talk. Seneca Falls Convention
the right to vote(women) suffrage
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