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horace mann Education Reform: Doubled funding and increased number of schools
Dorothea DIx Prison/Mental institutions: Played a major role in founding mental hospitals in America and Europe
Henry David Thoreau Art/literature: A philosopher of nature, free thinking, and civil rights, he also believed in civil disobedience.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton Abolitionist/Womens right: worked for mostly womens rights and helped organize the seneca falls convention and spoke out against womens suffrage
Susan B. Anthony Abolitionist/Womens rights: Traveled and spoke all over the country against slavery and womens right to vote and was active for 50 years
Sojourner Truth Abolitionist/womens rights: Helped spread the word about the evils of slavery and need for womens rights
Sarah and Angelina Grimke Abolitionist/ womens rights: "Trailblazers" for women and african americans in the US
William Lloyd Garrison Abolitionist: Publisher of "The Liberator" which favored the immediate end to slavery
Fredrick Douglas Abolitionist: Was an escaped slave who spoke out against slavery and was very good at it due to the fact he spoke from experience. He also wrote a paper called The North Star
Harriet Tubman Abolitionist: famous "conductor" of the underground railroad who helped about 300 slaves to freedom
Walt Whitman Abolitionist/ literature: he abandoned rhythm and rhyme in favor of free verse and known by many as the father of modern poetry
Harriett Beecher Stowe Abolitionist/art/literature: Wrote uncle toms cabin. She told the evils of slavery and caused more people to support abolishing it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson Was the founder of transcendentalism. He believed that people could make their own moral decisions without relying on information obtained from everyday living or experience.
Compromise of 1850 The north got California as a free state and no slave trade in DC. the south got a stronger enforcement on the fugitive slave act and other new territories would have no limits on slavery
Uncle Toms Cabin This was written by Harriett Beecher Stowe and told the evils of slavery. It led to more people wanting to abolish slavery although the south claimed it was over exaggeration and untrue.
Kansas Nebraska act Steven Douglas proposed the Kansas Nebraska act. The act split the land into Kansas and Nebraska and let the people vote for slavery using popular sovereignty
Bleeding Kansas a border war between anti and pro slavery people and was called a mini civil war. John brown was involved and was a extreme abolitionist who killed 5 pro slavery people and it is estimated that between 400 and 500 deaths occurred
Dred Scott vs Stanford Scott was a slave who sued for his freedom. Ultimately the judge said he could not sue for his freedom because he was property, he said that the 36 30 line was unconstitutional, and the south was very happy with the ruling while the north was angered.
lincoln douglas debates. series of debates in Illinois between douglas and lincoln with slavery being the main problem. Douglas became senator of Illinois in 1858
attack on harpers ferry was carried out by John Brown the extreme abolitionist. This was an attack on a weapon arsenal where Brown tried to arm slaves and fight pro slavery people but ultimately no one showed and he was caught and sentenced to death by hanging
election of 1860 Lincolns platform was to stop slavery from expanding. Steven douglas' view was popular sovereignty. John Beckenridge was all the way for slavery. John bell didn't really have a say on slavery. Lincoln won because the democrats split between 2 candidates
South Carolina secedes South Carolina was the first to secede and then an additional 6 followed. They formed the Confederate states of america with Jeferson Davis as the president.
Attack on Fort Sumter was a fort off the coast of south carolina. Jeferson Davis got angry because Lincoln sent supplies and food to the troop. The first shot was on April 12, 1861 and the union ended up raising the white flag.
Henry clay He was the great compromiser
Steven Douglas came up with the idea of popular sovereignty
put these events in order: Uncle Toms Cabin Kansa Nebraska act Wilmot proviso Lincoln douglas debate Election 1860 Attack on Ft Sumter Nullification crisis attack on Harpers ferry compromise of 1850, Bleeding Kansas SC secededs, scott V stanford nullification crisis, wilmot proviso ,compromise of 1850, uncle toms cabin. Kansas Nebraska act, bleeding kansas, scott V stanford, Lincoln Douglas debates, attack on harpers ferry, election of 1860, south carolina secedes, attack on ft. sumter
Jefferson Davis president of the confederate states of america
roger taney was the judge who ruled for the dred scott vs stanford case
all of the following were important abolitionists except: William Lloyed Garrison, Harriett Beecher Stowe, Sarah and Angelina Grimke, and Dorthea dix Dorthea Dix
All the following was true of the Seneca falls convention EXCEPT:including the most controversial issue was the call for womens suffrage,the members drafted a list of grievances,the Declaration of sentiments was drafted after jeffersons US constitution the declaration of sentiments was drafted after Jeffersons US constitution
Union states Oregon, California, Minnesota, Iowa, Kansas, Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Road Island, Connecticut, Maine
confederate states (before fort sumter) Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi,Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, Florida
confederate states (after fort sumter) Arkansa, Tennessee, North Carolina, Virginia
Border states Delaware, Missouri, Kentucky, West Virginia
Created by: katy.romyy