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Ch.14 vocab

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Emigrants A person who leaves a country.
Immigrants A person who settles in a new country.
Steerage The deck or place on a ship.
Push-pull factor A factor that pushes people out of their native lands and pulls them toward a new place.
Famine A severe food shortage.
Prejudice A negative opinion that is not based on facts.
Nativist A native-born american who wanted to eliminate foreign influence.
Romanticism a European artistic movement that stressed the individual, imagination, creativity, and emotion.
Hudson River school a group of artists living in the Hudson River Valley in New York.
Transcendentalism a 19-century philosophy that taught the spiritual world is more important than the physical world and that people can find truth within themselves through feeling and intuition.
Civil disobedience a peacefully refusing to obey laws one considers unjust.
Revival a meeting designed to reawaken religious faith.
Second Great Awakening the renewal of religous faith in the 1790s and 1800s
Temperance movement a campaign to stop the drinking of alcohol.
Labor Union a group of workers who band together to seek better working conditions.
Strike to stop work to demmad better working conditions.
Horace Mann was head for Mass. first state board of eduation in the United States.
Dorothea Dix a reformer fom Boston, was teaching Sunday school at a women's jail.
Abolition a movement to end Slavery.
Frederick Douglass a abolitionst speaker with courage and talent at public speaking won him a career as a lecturer for the Mass. Anti-Slavery Society.
Sojourner Truth a abolitionist speaker and believe slavery should end.
Underground Railroad a series of escape routes used by slaves escaping the south
Harriet Tubman a conductor, born a a slave in Maryland, the 13-year old Tubman once tried to save another slave from punishment.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton is part an American delegation that attended the World Anti-slavery Convention in London in 1840.
Seneca Falls Convention women's rights held in Seneca Falls, New York in 1848
Suffrage the right to vote.
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