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28 Cards in this Set

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as a woman and a former slave, this African American reformer and leader represented two of the great reform movements in America in the 1800s.
Sojourner Truth (18)
people who work to correct failings or injustices.
reformers (18)
a revival of religious feeling and belief in the 1820s and 1830s; the first revival swept through the American colonies in the 1700s.
Second Great Awakening (18)
the writer who urged people to follow their hearts to improve their lives; "If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music he hears."
Henry David Thoreau (18)
a Boston woman who worked tirelessly to improve conditions for prisoners and the mentally ill, after being horrified by what she saw during a visit to a local jail.
Dorothea Dix (18)
a hospital for the mentally ill.
asylum (18)
"the father of American public schools," as the supervisor of education in Massachusetts, he spoke out on the need for public schools in towns and villages.
Horace Mann (18)
schools that are paid for by taxes and managed by local government for the benefit of the general public.
Public Schools (18)
the first college to admit women as well as men in 1837.
Oberlin College (18)
the school teacher who admitted an African American girl to her girls' school in Connecticut.
Prudence Crandall (18)
Horace Mann was the first president of a new college in Ohio for men and women.
Antioch College (18)
people who favored the ending of slavery.
Abolitionists (18)
a religious group who stopped owning slaves in 1776.
Quakers (18)
a deeply religious man who started a fiery abolitionist newspaper, the Liberator in 1831, demanding the immediate freeing of all slaves.
William Lloyd Garrison (18)
a fiery abolitionist newspaper started by William Lloyd Garrison demanding the immediate freeing of all slaves.
the Liberator (18)
an escaped slave known for his eloquence and as a brilliant, independent thinker who became the leader in the abolitionist movement whose autobiography became an instant bestseller and edited his own newspaper, North Star.
Frederick Douglass (18)
the story of the person's life written by the person.
autobiography (18)
the abolitionist newspaper started by Frederick Douglass.
North Star (18)
sisters raised in a South Carolina slave-holding family who became Quakers and spoke out about the poverty and pain of slavery.
Angelina and Sarah Grimke (18)
a 47-year old mother of four children and an active reformer, she was inspired by the Grimke sisters and her own Quaker faith that she preached against slavery in both white and black churches.
Lucretia Mott 918)
one of the organizers of the Seneca Falls Convention who read the Declaration of Sentiments to the participants of the convention.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton (18)
the nation's first high school for girls attended by Elizabeth Cady Stanton.
Troy Female Seminary (18)
an Oberlin College graduate who refused to write a speech because the school would not allow women to speak in public.
Lucy Stone (18)
graduating at the top of her class, she became the country's first female doctor after she was rejected by 29 medical schools before one finally accepted her.
Elizabeth Blackwell (18)
a meeting of abolitionists, Quakers, and other reformers on July 19, 1848 whose aim was for women's rights.
Seneca Falls Convention (18)
a formal statement of injustices suffered by women, written by the organizer of the Seneca Falls Convention.
Declaration of Sentiments (18)
a 19-year-old factory worker who spoke at the Seneca Falls Convention of 1848 saying, "every fiber of my being rebelled [against] all the hours that I sat and sewed gloves for a miserable pittance which after it was earned, could never be mine."
Charlotte Woodward (18)
a reformer with a flair for public speaking who traveled from town to town speaking for women's rights.
Susan B. Anthony (18)