History Antebellum Test 3

  1. Did women have rights?
    No. They could not vote or go to college.
  2. Who created college for women?
    Mary Lyon.
  3. Has it been scientifically proven that girls have brains?
  4. What was Elizabeth Cady determined to do?
    She was determined to allow women's rights.
  5. What did one women do at a teachers conference?
    She asked permission to speak.
  6. What are women like?
    Quote "They are like VINES clinging to men."
  7. What did Lynn Shoemaker say?
    "Ladies will not be slaves to men."
  8. What is the name of the city Atlanta's newspaper?
    The Atlantic Monthly.
  9. What was half of the nations industrial workers?
    Children under 10 years of age.
  10. What kinds of work did children do?
    Industrial work such as working in factories.
  11. During the 1840's and 50's, what type of schools were formed?
    Free public education schools.
  12. What new type of school that had already existed for men was reinvented for women?
    Law school.
  13. Why were there more women school masters then men?
    Because it was thought that men were harder and more harsher then women at school.
  14. Who invented Websters Dictionary?
    Noah Webster.
  15. What school did Mary Lyon go to?
    Mount Holyoke College.
  16. Where women equal to men in the early 1850's?
    No they were not equal.
  17. Whose joke became very famous?
    Elizabeth Blackwell's.
  18. What gender were the teachers that taught women how to draw?
  19. Who traveled from nation to nation visiting mental asylums and prisons?
    Dorothea Dix.
  20. Who made this famous quote? "Let women... receive encouragement for the proper cultivation of all her powers."
    Lucretia Mott.
  21. Other than Joy Hakims opinion were "all women" "slaves" to men?
    No!!! absolutely not!!!
  22. What was the industrial revolution?
    It was when new inventions forced young children to work in factories to produce goods.
  23. Where was there hard living at?
    Wheeling Virginia.
  24. What was the problem with children working in the factories?
    Because, at this kind of job most children had three times as many mistakes as men.
  25. What was the problem with children working in textile mills?
    They had small nimble fingers, which forced them to get paid less.
  26. When did children get to work in an family business?
    As soon as they were able enough to pick vegetables.
  27. What three senators changed America before the war?
    Henry Clay, John C. Calhoun, and Daniel Webster.
  28. What were the three senators occupations?
    They were trying to form and give proposals on how to equalize slave and free states, as well as get rid of or encourage slaves.
  29. What did Henry Clay believe in?
    He believed in getting rid of slaves, but owed his allegiance to all of the country no matter what they believed in.
  30. What did John Calhoun believe in?
    Encouraging slaves and making more slave states. He actually said that slaves are good for their masters, and black people are not smart enough to have their own lives.
  31. What did Webster believe in?
    He believed in a compromise to America.
  32. What was the nick-name given to the 5 ft tall Stephen Douglas?
    "Steam Engine in Breeches."
  33. What famous quote did John Brown say?
    "My stare could kill a cat, so if I can kill a cat with my stare then I could convince the whole committee."
  34. Who was Millard Fillmore?
    He was vice president of the United States during the presidency of Zachary Taylor in 1849.
  35. What did Millard Fillmore do before he became a politician?
    He was a school teacher, and he was a lawyer.
  36. When Zachary Taylor died what did Millard Fillmore do?
    He became the thirteenth president of the United States.
  37. What journey did Fillmore send Commodore Perry on?
    He sent him to Japan to trade America's goods with them.
  38. What was the main problem with the Compromise of 1850?
    It got rid of the Missouri line at 36* 30*.
  39. Why was Ellen Craft a white slave?
    Because her father had two families, which resulted in her being half black and half white.
  40. Where did John Price escape to?
    He escaped to Canada.
  41. Where did John Price get captured before he made it to Canada?
    A small town in Ohio named Oberlin.
  42. What was the Dred Scott Decision?
    It was the decision made by the court on if Dred Scott should be free or stay a slave.
  43. What happened to John Brown while freeing the slaves at the Osowasamie ferries?
    He was captured, tried, found guilty, and hanged.
  44. Why did Dred Scott think he was free?
    Because his master brought Scott to live with him in a free state for several years.
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