AP Quiz Ch. 15

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Neal Dow sponsored the Maine Law of 1851, which called for
a ban on the manufacture and sale of intoxicating liquor

A genuinely American literature received a strong boost from the
wave of nationalism that followed the War of 1812

The original prophet of the Mormon religion was
Joseph Smith

When it came to scientific achievement, America in the 1800s was
more interested in practical matters

Of the following, the most successful of the early-nineteenth-century communitarian experiments was at
Oneida, New York

Deists like Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin endorsed the belief
that a Supreme Being endowed human beings with a capacity for moral behavior

Church attendance was still a regular ritual for ___ of the 23 million Americans in 1850
three-fourths

The American medical profession by 1860 was noted for
its still primitive standards

Most of the Utopian communities in pre-1860s America held ___ as one of their founding ideals
cooperative social and economic practices

The Mormon religion originated in
the Burned-Over District of NY

The Oneida colony declined due to
widespread criticism of its sexual practices

The idea of free public education as an essential component of American democracy grew in the early nineteenth century with the influence of
Thomas Jefferson and Horace Mann

New England reformer Dorothea Dix is most notable for her efforts on behalf of
prison and asylum reform

The Hudson River school excelled in the art of painting
landscapes

One strong prejudice inhibiting women from obtaining higher education in the early nineteenth century was the belief that
too much learning would injure woman’s brains and ruin their health

Transcendentalists believed that all knowledge came through
an inner light

An early nineteenth-century religious rationalist sect devoted to the rule of reason and free will was the
Methodists

Virtually all the distinguished historians of early-nineteenth-century America came from
New England

The Second Great Awakening tended to
widen the lines between classes and regions

“Civil Disobedience,” an essay that later influenced both Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr., was written by the transcendentalist
Henry David Thoreau

By the 1850s, the crusade for women’s rights was eclipsed by
abolitionism

The key to Oneida’s financial success was
the manufacture of steel animal traps and silverware

Two areas where women in the nineteenth century were widely thought to be superior to men were
moral sensibility and artistic refinement

Sexual differences were strongly emphasized in the nineteenth-century America because
the market economy increasingly separated men and women into distinct economic roles

Besides polygamy, a characteristic of Mormonism that angered many non-Mormon Americans was their
voting as a unit and openly drilling their militia

The Second Great Awakening tended to
promote religious diversity

A dark writer whose genres included poetry, horror stories, and detective fiction was
Edgar Allan Poe

Unitarians endorsed the concept of
salvation through good works.

Perhaps the greatest inhibiting factor for American artists in the first half of the nineteenth century was the
Puritan prejudice that art was a waste of time.

Tax-supported public education
was deemed essential for social stability and democracy

The excessive consumption of alcohol by Americans in the 1800s
stemmed from the hard and monotonous life of many

The Poet Laureate of Democracy, whose emotion and explicit writings expressed a deep love of the masses and enthusiasm for an expanding America, was
Walt Whitman

Which one of the following is least related to the other four?
William Miller

The writer who faded to obscurity in the nineteenth century but was recognized as one of America’s greatest geniuses in the twentieth century was
Herman Melville

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