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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?

Frederick Douglass

William Lloyd Garrison

Robert Owen

Angelina Grimké

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?

Lucretia Mott

Harriet Beecher Stowe

Dorothea Dix

Harriet Tubman

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)

Moses Austin

Sam Houston

Santa Anna

Stephen Austin

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?


economic opportunity


freedom of religion

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

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