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CH 12 Vocabulary

Ch 12 Vocab

Social Reform organized attempts to improve conditions of life.
Predestination the idea that god decided the fate of a person's soul even before birth.
Charles Finney held the first of many religious revivals in 1826.
Revival a huge outdoor religious meeting.
Temperance Movement an organized effort to end alcohol abuse and the problems created by it.
Prohibition a total ban on the sale and consumption of alcohol.
Dorothea Dix Massachusetts school teacher who took up the cause of prison reform.
Public Schools free schools supported by taxes.
Horace Mann (Massachusetts) took the lead in education reform
Abolitionists reformers who wanted to abolish, or end slavery.
William Lloyd Garrison a quaker who strongly opposed the use of violence to end slavery.
Frederick Douglas The most powerful speaker for abolitionism.
Harriet Tubman escaped from slavery and escorted more than 300 people to freedom via the Underground Railroad.
Sojourner Truth Born a slave, wasn't able to read, but her words inspired the crowds that heard her for abolitionism.
Lucretia Mott A quaker who spent years working in the antislavery movement.
Elizabeth Cady Staton abolitionist, who believed women should have equal rights as men.
Women's Suffrage the right of women to vote.
Women's rights movement an organized effort to improve the political, legal, and economic status of women in America.
Susan B. Anthony founded the National Woman Suffrage Association in 1869, w/ Elizabeth Cady Staton.
Transcendentalism a movement that sought to explore the relationship between humans and nature through emotions rather than reason.
Ralph Waldo Emerson the leading transcendentalist who questioned the value of material goods.
Individualism the unique importance of each individual.
Henry David Thoreau urged people to live simply, took up emerson's challenge.
Civil Disobedience the idea that people should peacefully disobey unjust laws if their consciences demand it.
Herman Melville and Nathaniel Hawthorne men who changed the tone of American Literature.
Louisa May Alcott presented a gentler view of New England life.
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