Vocabulary
People
Groups
True/False
100
Term for a reason that makes people leave their native land.
What is a push factor
100
Reformer who advocated for public education.
Who is Horace Mann
100
Political party from the 1850's that wanted to make it difficult to become an American citizen.
Who is the Know-Nothing Party
100
Most immigrants made the ocean voyage in steerage, or the cheapest deck on the ship.
True
200
A negative opinion that is not based on facts.
What is prejudice
200
Reformer who called for better health care for the mentally ill.
Who is Dorathea Dix
200
Term for people who settle in a new country.
Who are immigrants
200
Educational opportunities for African Americans in the early 1800's were limited because it was illegal for African Americans to carry books or paper.
False - It was illegal in most Southern states to teach an enslaved person to read.
300
Name of the movement that included widespread renewal of religious faith in the 1790's and early 1800's.
What is the Second Great Awakening
300
Lecturer for the Massachussetts Anti-Slavery Society and publisher of the newspaper The North Star.
Who is Frederick Douglass
300
People who want to get rid of foreign influence in their country.
Who are nativists
300
What helped make Sojourner Truth and Frederick Douglas effective abolitionist speakers is that they had been enslaved and spoke of their experiences.
True.
400
The campaign to stop people from drinking alcohol.
What is the temperance movement
400
A famous "conductor" who made 19 trips helping escaped slaves.
Who is Harriet Tubman
400
Religious sect that lived in independent communities and did not marry or have children.
Who are the Shakers
400
Henry Brown was the northern white man that published The Liberator, in which slavery was openly opposed.
False - William Lloyd Garrison
500
The movement to end slavery.
What is abolition
500
The organizers of the first women's rights convention.
Who are Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott
500
Women in Lowell, Massachussetts started a ___________ ______________ or group of workers who band together to get better working conditions.
What is a labor union
500
By 1855, and estimated 1.5 million people emigrated to North America because of the Black Plague.
False - the Irish potato famine
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