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1.What were the foundations for many of the reform movements of the early 1800s?
politics and pessimism
religion and optimism
philosophy and nativism
culture and transcendentalism
2. Which leader was not a part of the abolitionist movement?
William Lloyd Garrison
3. What was Horace Mann's goal as a reformer in the nineteenth century? (Points: 3)
to establish a system of public schools that he felt were necessary in a democracy
to create a system of private schools that would be affordable for most citizens
to allow people to choose the type of schools they wanted their children to attend
to establish a system of religious schools so that the Christian message would be consistent
4. Which educator wanted to reform prisons and provide for the mentally ill?
Harriet Beecher Stowe
5. What was a major obstacle to Emma Willard's efforts to reform education?
Public financing was not available because of the Panic of 1837.
Church groups actively worked against her efforts.
Many people felt that education was harmful or unimportant for girls.
Her senators refused to take action in Congress.
6. What word describes Lyman Beecher's efforts to reduce or eliminate alcohol consumption?
7. What was an important element of the transcendental philosophy of the nineteenth century?
communion with nature
belief in a personal God
finding an ideal being
changing from an agricultural society to a manufacturing society
8. Which was an expectation of women in the early nineteenth century?
working to own property
obeying their husbands
teaching their daughters reading and math
helping their husbands make economically sound decisions
15. What themes did James Fenimore Cooper explore in his Leatherstocking Tales?
frontier wilderness versus civilization
humanity expressed in art
man's inhumanity to man
stoicism versus naturalism
16. Which of the following themes were most commonly explored in American art and literature of the early nineteenth century?
nature, democracy, and the common man
love, romance, and betrayal
communal and social aspects of life
war and peace
32. President James K. Polk campaigned on a platform of westward expansion. To what extent did he live up to that promise during his presidency?
The United States grew by about a third.
The United States remained about the same.
The United States lost territory.
The United States added a small amount of territory.
33. Who became a Mexican citizen, learned Spanish, and convinced the Mexican government to appoint him as an empresario so he could sell land to American colonists in Texas? (Points: 3)
34. What effect did abolishing slavery and the restriction of immigration to Texas from the United States by the Mexican government have?
Delegates from different parts of Texas met and declared their independence from Mexico.
Texas requested to be admitted into the Union, but the United States refused to annex the territory.
Tensions between Mexico and the American colonists increased, eventually leading to open rebellion.
The United States sent troops south of the Rio Grande, provoking Mexico to declare war on the United States.
35. Which issue caused the annexation of Texas to become hotly debated among Americans?
freedom of religion
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- Anonymous1 decade ago
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