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Chapter 14-15

Chapter 14-15 Review Materials mrdowling24

Inventor of the steel plow John Deere
Inventor of the mechanical reaper Cyrus McCormick
Telegraph allowed information to be relayed immediately over hundreds or thousands of miles invented by Samuel Morse used a system of dashes and dots to send messages over wires (Morse Code)
Railroad Boom increase in railroads in the United States (especially in the north) used to transport goods faster and cheaper
Dangers of railroads fires, crashes, derailments
push factor reasons why a person would leave his home land bad things about where you live that makes you want to leave
pull factor positive aspects of a new place that make you want to move there things that attract you to a new place
What were the two main immigrant groups to the US in the mid-1800s? Germans and Irish
Examples of push factors war, famine, religious persecution
Examples of pull factors freedom of religion, land, economic opportunities
Nativists people who believed the US should only benefit American born citizens and not immigrants
Know-Nothing Party also known as the American Party believed that America should be for Americans anti-immigrant and anti-Catholic
How did nativists feel about immigrants? Why? Nativists did not like immigrants. They believed they were criminals, drunks, would steal Americans' jobs, etc.
slave codes laws that controlled behavior of slaves and denied them basic rights
Examples of Slave Codes 1. Denied the right to vote 2. Denied the right to a trial by jury 3. Could not testify against whites 4. Children could not attend public schools 5. Had to carry passes to prove that they were free 6. Could not gather without a white person
abolitionist a person who wants to end slavery
Harriet Tubman "Black Moses" conductor on the Underground Railroad helped bring runaway slaves to the North
Underground Railroad helped runaway slaves escape to the north using a system or hiding spots
William Lloyd Garrison Publisher of the Liberator, an abolitionist newspaper
Frederick Douglass Former slave-wrote an autobiography that described how it felt to be a slave published an anti-slavery newspaper
Angelina and Sarah Grimke Daughters of a South Carolina slaverholder gave speeches against slavery
Sojourner Truth Fled from her owners, freed by Quakers in the North spoke out against slavery also involved in the women's rights movement
American Colonization Society group organized to send freed slaves back to Africa created Liberia very few African Americans went back to Africa
Seneca Falls Convention women's rights convention organized to get more rights for women in government, education and religion primary goal was the right to vote
Leading women's rights leaders Elizabeth Cady Stanton Lucretia Mott
How did the women's rights movement come out of the abolitionist movement? Women involved in the abolitionist movement realized that they were denied basic rights even when trying to help other groups get rights. They then began to fight for more rights for themselves
The Declaration of Sentiments of Women document, modeled after the Declaration of Independence, which called for more rights for women
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