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unit 10

reform and culture

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the temperance movement spoke out against alcohol; this was because they believed that it had what kind of influence on american society, and that it directly led to what? a negative influence and directly led to violence
who was walt whitman, and how did he contribute to the advancement of american literature? american poet, and credited with free verse style
the second great awakening had a major influence on society during this time period, why was that? because it preached about reforming society
who were three main women who were founding members of the suffrage movement? elizabeth cady stanton susan b anthony lucretia mott
what role did the hudson river school play in the developement of american art? the artists mainly painted the american landscape in an attempt to show the connection between man and nature
what three main reform movements during this time period? temperance movement women's rights abolition
why did reformers during this time period push for government funding for public education? an educated society was a better functioning society
what segment of the population took an active role in the reform era women
how did the reform movement improve care for the disabled, this included both physical and mental? schools were started for the deaf and blind, specialized hospitals for the mentally ill\
what was the only achievement of the women's rights movement during this time period? improved working conditions, shorter hours
the growing divisions in our country between the north and south were not just a geographical division, but one that was reflected through the culture of the two different regions. Give an example of popular song during this time period for both regions? north - battle hymn of the republic south - dixie
fredrick douglas was a leading abolitionist during this time period, how did he contribute to the movement? he was able to describe what it was like to be a slave
why was the temperance movement fully supported by the reform movements of the era? the reform movements believed that alcohol had a negative impact on american society
who was john james audubon, and how did he contribute to the field of science during this time? his drawings of birds contributed to the scientific world of anatomy
how did henry david thoreau exercise his belief in civil disobedience? he went to jail for refusing to pay taxes to a government that supported slavery
what was the main subject of american art and literature during this time period? nature
all of these writings concerned what subject? - uncle tom's cabin - the north star - the liberator slavery
what was the overall goal of the women's rights movement? full equal rights for women, in the form of the ability to vote
during this time period the united states saw a huge influx in immigration, which group comprised the largest amount of immigrants coming to the united states, and what was the major contributing factor tho their immigration? irish - the potato famine - jobs in the northern factories - england persecuted them because they were a catholic counrty
what was the subject of the seneca falls convention of 1848? women's rights
what were the "push" factors that led to immigration? - population growth - agriculture changes - crop failures - industrial revolution - religious and political turmoil
what were the "pull" factors that led to immigration? - freedom - economic opportunity - abundant land
Created by: stallarita