CHP 10 Test Study Guide Test 11/9/11


1)  The famous book in which Alexis de Tocqueville analyzed American society was


2)  By the 1830s, non-agricultural work increasingly took place where


3)  The most effective preacher of the Second Great Awakening


4)  What your text labels "the third pillar of the emerging American middle class" (alongside the family and church) which had neither colonial precedents nor European equivalents was


5)  The communitarian group whose members were celibate, held their property in common, valued simplicity and industriousness, stressed equality of labor, and practiced a joyful and fervent religion was


6)  The Illinois town founded by Mormon leader Joseph Smith as a semi-independent state within the federal Union was


7)  The communitarian group which attempted to change society the least were the


8)  The pioneer in developing methods for educating deaf people who opened a school for deaf students in 1817 was


9)  The Auburn System was a pioneering experiment in


10)  The organization of reformed drunkards which focused on reclaiming alcoholics from the gutter was the


11)  The first effective state law prohibiting the manufacture and sale of alcoholic beverages was passed by


12)  According to your text, "no reform movement" of the early nineteenth century was "more significant" and "more ambiguous" than


13)  The most influential black abolitionist was 


14)  In his autobiography and speeches, Frederick Douglass insisted that


15)  One of the few advocates of women's rights who did not begin her career in the abolitionist movement and who made a frontal assault on all forms of sexual discrimination in Women in the Nineteenth Century was


16)  The co-organizer of the Seneca Falls Convention and author of its Declaration of Sentiments was


17)  The greatest expression of Romanticism in the United States was through


18)  The American transcendentalist who defended his refusal to pay taxes to support the Mexican War in his essay "Civil Disobedience" was


19)  The American writer whose works are filled with examples of wild imagination and fascination with mystery, fright, and the occult was


20)  One of Hawthorne's greatest works , The Scarlet Letter, is a (an)


21)  Herman Melville's book which your text calls "one of the finest novels written by an American" is


22)  Walt Whitman's book of poems in rambling free verse on commonplace topics in coarse language was


23)  The mutual improvement societies which conducted discussions, sponsored libraries, lobbied for better schools and presented lectures on a variety of topics were called


24)  The most basic goal of the common school movement was


25)  By the 1850s the common school movement had succeeded in establishing