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1) What was a major reason for the development of public education in the United States? A) Religious schools are necessary to society. B) An educated population is needed for an effective democracy. C) Advanced education should be provided for government leaders. D) All education should be controlled by the federal government. B - An educated population is needed for an effective democracy.
2) Why did reformers in the 1800s believe that improvements in public education were important? A) to prove that a free nation could prosper B) educated workers could accomplish more work C) children needed to learn a trade D) educated citizenry raised the level of the entire culture D - educated citizenry raised the level of the entire culture
3) Why would some Americans oppose compulsory education in the 1800s? A) It gave parents too much power over their children. B) It encouraged children to work on the family farm. C) It promoted the Catholic faith. D) It prevented children from working on the family farm. D - It prevented children from working on the family farm.
4) Who led a reform movement for better public education in the 1800s? A) Horace Mann B) Martin Van Buren C) John C. Calhoun D) Henry Clay 4) A - Horace Mann
5) Where did the majority of free public schools exist in the mid‑1800s? A) most Northern states B) in every state and territory C) most Western states D) most Southern states ) A - most Northern states
6) What reformer established a well-known school for the deaf in Hartford, Connecticut? A) Dorothea Dix B) Thomas Gallaudet C) Horace Mann D) Henry David Thorea B - Thomas Gallaudet
7) In the 1820s, what state ordered free public elementary schools to be established in every community? A) Virginia B) Pennsylvania C) New York D) North Carolina American History, Ch 5 #384 7) C - New York
8) Which is the most likely reason Emma Willard opened an academy in 1821 that offered higher-level education for women? A) There was a huge demand for educated women to enter the workplace. B) Women wanted to a learn different skills than men. C) There were few opportunities for advanced education for wome 8) C - There were few opportunities for advanced education for women.
What school was the first college for women in the United States? A) Mount Holyoke Seminary B) William and Mary C) Seneca Falls D) Vassar 9) A - Mount Holyoke Seminary
EARLY EDUCATION in the UNITED STATES: 1817 — Thomas Galludet established the first school that taught deaf children how to read and write. 1821 — Emma Willard opened one of the first academies offering advanced education for women. 1833 — Oberlin College started the first coeducational classes. 1839 — Horace Mann founded the first teacher-training institute. 10) Based on the data, you could assume that A) few educational changes took place in the early 1800s B) eve 0) D - educational opportunities expanded in the early 1800s
Viewpoints About Public Education in the 1800s: Speaker A: Public support for all children to learn to read, write, and figure math is important to our strength as a nation. People vote, and we cannot afford for those people to be ignorant. Speaker B: Only storeowners, lawyers, teachers, and doctors really need to know how to read, write, and do mathematics. Why should I pay for common people to learn to do those things? Speaker C: Minds must be trained in order to promote our strength as a natio A - better public safety
What change did religious revivalists of the 1800s try to accomplish? A) to reject Protestantism B) to change people to a more religious way of life C) to move to the West D) to isolate themselves from society B - to change people to a more religious way of life
What would believers in a Christian commonwealth desire? A) new Protestant denominations could be established B) new settlements would not need organized churches C) sin could be eliminated D) revivals would be abolished C - sin could be eliminated
14) What was the reform movement that worked to ban alcohol commonly called? A) abolitionist movement B) utopian movement C) feminist movement D) temperance movement D - temperance movement
15) What reform did the temperance movement of the 1800s promote? A) schools for the deaf B) abolition of alcohol C) public education D) abolition of slavery B - abolition of alcohol
16) What was the main goal of the temperance movement? A) to establish free public education B) to end slavery C) to ban the sale of alcohol D) to gain the right of women to vote C - to ban the sale of alcohol
17) What was the purpose in passing the Maine laws? A) to improve prisons and asylums B) to end slavery C) to eliminate the sale of alcoholic beverages D) to compel children to attend school C - to eliminate the sale of alcoholic beverages
18) What was one important contribution of private organizations (such as charitable groups and churches) in United States cities during the mid‑1800s? A) They created urban projects to provide jobs. B) They encouraged minorities to run for political office. C) They worked to reduce urban crime. D) They established hospitals and housing for the poor. D - They established hospitals and housing for the poor.
19) What did reformers of the 1800s do to help the mentally ill? A) They found jobs that the mentally ill were capable of working. B) They supported a plan to jail the mentally ill for their own protection. C) They hid the mentally ill away from public view. D) They encouraged the creation of state hospitals for the mentally ill. D - They encouraged the creation of state hospitals for the mentally ill.
20) Who was known for establishing asylums for the mentally disabled? A) Horace Mann B) Jane Addams C) Dorothea Dix D) Upton Sinclair C - Dorothea Dix
21) What 1800s reformer is best known for improving treatment of the mentally ill? A) Dorothea Dix B) Sojourner Truth C) Angela Grimke D) Horace Mann A - Dorothea Dix
22) Dorothea Dix, a great reformer of the 19th century, is best remembered for her work in which area? A) treatment of the mentally ill B) women's rights C) abolition of slavery D) temperance A - treatment of the mentally ill
23) Which one of the following women was famous for leading the mental hospital and prison reform movements? A) Elizabeth Cady Stanton B) Dorothea Dix C) Carrie Nation D) Clara Barton B - Dorothea Dix
24) How did prison reformers in the early 1800s propose to reform inmates? A) by preventing them from seeing daylight B) by subjecting them to physical punishment C) by shipping them off to a deserted island D) by charging them huge fees to pay for their upkeep B - by subjecting them to physical punishment
25) Which one of the following was not a goal of the women's rights movement in the mid‑1800s? A) voting rights for women B) to serve as officers in the military C) to allow married women to own property D) better education for women B - to serve as officers in the military
26) Which term best describes the group of people who worked for a woman's right to vote? A) abolitionists B) temperance groups C) suffragettes D) isolationists C - suffragettes
27) Which one of the following statements best describes the American citizens who were allowed to vote by the 1830s? A) all white men B) all adult men C) white adult women D) white, property-owning men D - white, property-owning men
28) Which one of the following statements about American women in 1780 is false? A) Educational opportunities for women were limited. B) Women had very limited property rights. C) Women were prevented from holding political office. D) Women had the right to vote in most states. D - Women had the right to vote in most states.
29) The Seneca Falls Convention of 1848 was called to focus attention on A) the abuse of alcohol B) public education C) women's rights D) slavery C - women's rights
30) What meeting in New York was a turning point in the struggle for women's rights? A) Seneca Falls Convention B) Saratoga Convention C) Constitutional Convention D) Continental Congress A - Seneca Falls Convention
31) What document was used as the model for the declaration of women's rights drawn up by the Seneca Falls Convention? A) Declaration of Independence B) Bill of Rights C) Magna Carta D) Articles of Confederation A - Declaration of Independence
32) " We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men and women are created equal." —The Declaration of Sentiments, Seneca Falls Convention This statement illustrate an appeal for what? A) greater involvement of women in the abolitionist movement B) right of women to vote C) formation of a new political party D) prayer in schools B - right of women to vote
33) For which one of the following did the women at the Seneca Falls Convention vote? A) equality for all in school, work, and home B) suffrage C) a different political party D) abolitionism A - equality for all in school, work, and home
34) Which person is associated with fighting for women's rights in Seneca Falls, New York? A) Betsy Ross B) Elizabeth Cady Stanton C) Helen Keller D) Clara Barton B - Elizabeth Cady Stanton
35) What women's rights leader helped organize the women's rights convention in Seneca Falls, New York? A) Emily Dickinson B) Elizabeth Cady Stanton C) Dorothea Dix D) Emma Willard B - Elizabeth Cady Stanton
36) Who was a leading figure among women's right advocates? A) Anne Hutchinson B) Dorothea Dix C) Betsy Ross D) Elizabeth Cady Stanton D - Elizabeth Cady Stanton
37) Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton were leaders in the fight for A) the antislavery movement B) prohibition C) women's suffrage D) the rights of child laborers C - women's suffrage
38) Which one of the following leaders was both a women's rights advocate and a Quaker minister? A) Dorothea Dix B) Elizabeth Cady Stanton C) Lucretia Mott D) Susan B. Anthony C- Lucretia Mott
39) What women's rights leader helped organize the women's rights convention in Seneca Falls, New York? A) Dorothea Dix B) Emma Willard C) Emily Dickinson D) Lucretia Mott D - Lucretia Mott
40) " Like the boy, the girl must be taught to look forward to a life of self-dependence and to prepare herself early for some trade or profession." —Elizabeth Cady Stanton What was the main idea of the quote? A) to improve the future of young girls B) to unionize all workers C) to improve the future of young boys D) to employ more men in factories A - to improve the future of young girls
41) Who was the first female doctor in the United States? A) Angela Grimke B) Dorothea Dix C) Clara Barton D) Elizabeth Blackwell D - Elizabeth Blackwell
42) What famous American writer wrote about democracy and furthered its growth in the 1800s? A) John Burroughs B) Edgar Allan Poe C) John Howard Payne D) Walt Whitman D - Walt Whitman
43) Who was the Long Island-born American poet who wrote "O Captain, My Captain!?" A) Walt Whitman B) Edgar Allan Poe C) Philip Freneau D) John Howard Payne A - Walt Whitman
44) Which author wrote about the fabled characters Rip Van Winkle and Ichabod Crane? A) Harriet Beecher Stowe B) Louisa May Alcott C) Washington Irving D) James Fenimore Cooper C - Washington Irving
45) What famous American author told tales of the French and Indian War? A) James Fenimore Cooper B) Mark Twain C) Washington Irving D) Nathaniel Hawthorne A - James Fenimore Cooper
46) Who wrote works of fiction that idealized the relations between Europeans and the Native Americans on the frontier? A) Ralph Waldo Emerson B) Washington Irving C) James Fenimore Cooper D) Mark Twain C - James Fenimore Cooper
47) Who wrote the Deerslayer and Last of the Mohicans? A) Ralph Waldo Emerson B) James Fenimore Cooper C) Washington Irving D) Mark Twain B - James Fenimore Cooper
48) Which American characteristics were often described by 19th‑century writers such as Washington Irving and James Fenimore Cooper? A) good taste and manners of wealthy noblemen B) dignity and resourcefulness of the common people C) participation in the democratic process D) pride in a life of leisure B - dignity and resourcefulness of the common people
49) The stories of James Fenimore Cooper and Washington Irving reflect the influence of A) pacifism B) abolitionism C) imperialism D) colonial heritage D - colonial heritage
50) What did Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau emphasize in their writings? A) nationalism B) the environment C) the individual D) realism C - the individual
51) " The nation itself, with all its so-called internal improvements, which, by the way are all external and superficial [unimportant], is just such an unwieldy and overgrown establishment, cluttered with furniture and tripped up by its own traps, ruined by luxury and heedless expense, by want [lack] of calculation and a worthy aim,... and the only cure for it is in a rigid economy, a stern and more Spartan [plain] simplicity of life and elevation of purpose." What American author of the 1800s lived the s C - Henry David Thoreau
52) What author got his start in frontier California? A) Herman Melville B) Mark Twain C) Ernest Hemingway D) Edgar Allen Poe B - Mark Twain
53) Which one of the following is an accurate statement about American culture in the 1800s? A) Artists began to copy European styles. B) American styles were widely imitated in Europe. C) Americans were very religious and did not drink alcohol. D) Women wrote many of the best-selling novels. D - Women wrote many of the best-selling novels.
54) To what area of American culture did Stephen Foster contribute? A) inventing B) song writing C) painting D) architecture B - song writing
55) What subject matter were the artists of the Hudson River School known for painting? A) landscapes B) still lives C) portraits D) abstracts A - landscapes
56) Artists of the Hudson River School typically painted A) nostalgic views of the American landscape B) portraits of Catskill Mountain residents C) scenes of railroad stations and mills D) nationalistic interpretations of battles A - nostalgic views of the American landscape
57) Which one of the following were American painters not doing by the mid‑1800s? A) developing new artistic styles and techniques B) painting the American landscapes of river and mountain scenes C) reverting back to the painting style and religious subjects of the European Renaissance D) depicting scenes of life on the frontier C - reverting back to the painting style and religious subjects of the European Renaissance
58) In the 1800s and early 1900s, why were many public buildings in this country modeled after classical buildings? A) Architecture did not change between 400 BC and 1800 AD. B) Ancient temples were first used as libraries and banks. C) Many early American architects were of Greek origin. D) Greek and Roman buildings represented the ideals of citizenship. Greek and Roman buildings represented the ideals of citizenship.
Which one of the following statements about United States architecture is best illustrated by the pictures? A) Modern architecture uses space more efficiently. B) Architects use nature to inspire their work. C) Cities have many varied styles of buildings. D) Some architectural designs have been borrowed from Europe. Some architectural designs have been borrowed from Europe.
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