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Social Studies

paradise utopia
a minister from Connecticut who wanted to ban alcohol Lyman Beecher
large gatherings held in tents revivals
little or no drinking temperance
formed in 1826 American Society for the Promotion of Temperance
later named the Abstinence Society American Society for the Promotion of Temperance
first state to pass a law banning alcohol Maine
leader of the educational reform Horace Mann
4 changes Mann made 1. school year is 6 months 2. improved curriculum 3. doubled teachers' salaries 4. trained teachers more efficiently
a school for training high school graduates as teachers normal school
3 principles of public education 1. school should be free and supported by taxes 2. teachers should be trained 3. children have to go to school
school that admitted both African Americans and women Oberlin College of Ohio
_______ opened ___________, the first permanent women's college Mary Lyon, Mount Holyoke
first college for African Americans Ashmun Institute
helped hearing impaired and opened Hartford School for Deaf Thomas Gallaudet
helped visually impaired and opened Perkins Institute Dr. Samuel Gridley Howe
fought for better treatment of mentally ill people Dorothea Dix
people who stressed the relationship between humans and nature and the importance of the individual conscience Transcendentalists
refusing to obey laws that are thought to be unjust civil disobedience
wrote Uncle Tom's Cabin Harriet Beecher Stowe
the first person to prove scientifically that alcohol abuse was damaging to the body Dr. Benjamin Rush
reformers who wanted to end slavery abolitionists
a group of Virginians that bought slaves and sent them back to Africa American Colonization Society
the first white abolitionist to call for the immediate freeing of slaves William Lloyd Garrison
founded The Liberator William Lloyd Garrison
sisters who were born into a slaveholding family but were abolitionists Angelina and Sarah Grimke
wrote American Slavery As It Is Angelina Grimke and her husband
African Americans in the North 250,000
________ wrote ___________, the first African American newspaper Samuel Cornish and John Russwurm, Freedom's Journal
local organized meetings chapters
writes impassioned pleas to end slavery David Walker
the most widely known African American abolitionist Frederick Douglass
edited the North Star Frederick Douglass
a network of escape routes out of the South Underground Railroad
traveled from Richmond to Philadelphia in a crate Henry "Box" Brown
the most famous conductor on the Underground Railroad Harriet Tubman
3 things the Underground Railroad did 1. helped slaves escape from the South 2. gave hope to those suffering in slavery 3. gave abolitionists a way to help
2 reasons the Northerners were against abolitionism 1. African Americans could never blend into society 2. African Americans would take jobs away from whites by working for lower pay
killed after his office was destroyed four times Elijah Lovejoy
reasons the Southerners wer against abolitionism 1. slaves were needed for economical progress 2. slave labor let whites reach a high level of culture and civilization 3. slaves were treated well 4. slaves were better off under white care
people who work for women's rights feminists
a Quaker who helped organize the Seneca Falls convention Lucretia Mott
organized the Female Anti-Slavery Society Lucretia Mott
started the first organized women's rights movement Elizabeth Cady Stanton
helped Lucretia Mott organize the Seneca Falls convention Elizabeth Cady Stanton
wrote speeches for Susan B. Anthony Elizabeth Cady Stanton
this was issued at the Seneca Falls convention Declaration of Sentiments and Resolutions
3 things women wanted 1. choose their career 2. suffrage 3. coeducation
the right to vote suffrage
read speeches written by Elizabeth Cady Stanton Susan B. Anthony
took care of Elizabeth Cady Stanton's kids Susan B. Anthony
wanted equal pay and coeducation Susan B. Anthony
the teaching of boys and girls together coeducation
founded the Troy Female Seminary Emma Willard
the first state that gave women the right to vote Wyoming
the first state to allow women to divorce their husbands if they were abusing alcohol Indiana
turned down by 20 schools except Geneva College Elizabeth Blackwell
first woman to receive a medical degree in the US or Europe Elizabeth Blackwell
founded the New York Infirmary for Women and Children Elizabeth Blackwell
became the first ordained female minister in the US Antoinette Brown
a librarian who taught herself astronomy Maria Mitchell
discovered a comet Maria Mitchell
became a professor of asrtronomy at Vassar College Maria Mitchell
first woman elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences Maria Mitchell
editor of Godey's Lady's Book Sarah Hale
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