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Lesson 18 - O'Dell

Student-generated test questions for Lesson 18 (An Era of Reform)

What made the Second Great Awakening appeal to people? (Sec. 1) You can be forgiven for your sins. (Sec. 1)
What was the leader of the movement? (Sec. 1) Charles G. Finney (Sec. 1)
Who was the central figure in the movement of transcendentalism? (Sec. 1) Ralph Waldo Emerson (Sec. 1)
What is "transcendentalism?" (Sec. 1) A philosophy emphasizing that people should transcend, or go beyond (Sec. 1)
What were model communities? (Sec. 1) A community of people shared their labor of supporting themselves by farming, teaching, and making clothes (Sec. 1)
What was Dorothea Dix's goal? (Sec. 2) She wanted to improve conditions for the prisoners and the mentally ill. (Sec. 2)
What was Dorothea Dix's legacy? (Sec. 2) Changing the way people looked at mentally ill and improving conditions for the prisoners. (Sec. 2)
What couldn't everybody send people to the private hospital for the mentally ill in Massachusetts? (Sec. 2) Only the wealthy could afford it. (Sec. 2)
What did Dorothea Dix witness that made her believe that the conditions needed to change. (Sec. 2) She went and taught Sunday school at a jail and noticed that they were being treated harshly. (Sec. 2)
Where did she send her reports of the prisons? (Sec. 2) She sent the reports to the Massachusetts legislature. (Sec. 2)
Who was the father of the American public schools? (Sec. 3) Horace Mann (Sec. 3)
How did citizens in Massachusetts respond to Mann's message? (Sec. 3) They voted to taxes to build better schools and provide teachers with a higher salary. (Sec. 3)
Who mainly attended public schools? (Sec. 3) Most white children, especially boys. (Sec. 3)
What were the public schools like for children? (Sec. 3) Those who attended usually had overcrowded classrooms and poorly trained teachers. (Sec. 3)
What did Horace Mann realize in 1850? (Sec. 3) Much more needed to be done to increase education opportunities for women and Africa Americans. (Sec. 3)
What was the name of the newspaper created by William Lloyd Garrison? (Sec. 4) The Liberator. (Sec. 4)
Who were the people that supported ending slavery? (Sec. 4) Abolitionists (Sec. 4)
Although slavery had ended in the north why did northerners still accept it? (Sec. 4) The need for cotton (Sec. 4)
Who were two important former slaves that became abolitionists after leaving the South? (Sec. 4) Fredrick Douglass and Sojourner Truth (Sec. 4)
Which two former slave holding sisters became abolitionists? (Sec. 4) Sarah and Angelina Grimke (Sec. 4)
Who were the two important ladies for women's right? (Sec. 5) Lucretia Mott and Elizabeth Cady Stanton (Sec. 5)
Why did men have to give the speeches? (Sec. 5) Schools didn't allow women to speak in public. (Sec. 5)
How were women treated by men? (Sec. 5) They were silenced and sometimes beaten. (Sec. 5)
Who attended the Seneca Falls Conventions? (Sec. 5) Abolitionist, Quakers, and other reformers. (Sec. 5)
What did Fredrick Douglass do to help women gain the right to vote? (Sec. 5) He argued that if black people had the right to vote so should women. (Sec. 5)
Created by: Mr. O'Dell