Charles Grandison Finney, A Woman's Rights Activist

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Questions for Days 131-150: 1. Charles Grandison Finney was an evangelist who was a preacher who helped in religiously reviving Americans. He was the first of the professional evangelists. 2. Dorothea Dix was a crusader who supported mentally impaired people. She exposed the horrible things that were done to the mentally ill at insane asylums. She was a hero to the mentally impaired. 3. Elizabeth Cady Stanton was a woman’s rights activist. She led the first organized woman’s suffrage in America. Lucretia Mott worked alongside Elizabeth when she led the woman’s suffrage. Lucretia was a part of America’s social reform. 4. David Walker was an African-American who wanted freedom from slaves. He wrote a pamphlet that encouraged slaves to take…show more content…
Harriet Tubman was an escaped slave who later became an abolitionist. She helped slaves escape through underground railroads. 9. “Manifest Destiny” was a doctrine that stated that American expansion was necessary. 10. The temperance movement was created because there were many people getting high and misusing alcohol. It helped to moderate alcohol consumption to a safe level. 11. The California gold rush all began in 1848 when gold was found in Sutter’s Mill in California. Thousands of Americans flocked into the area. So many people came that a government was needed in that area. 12. The Forty-niners were the name given to people who searched for fortune. The fortune-seekers were mostly called by the name in 1849. 13. Popular sovereignty was a doctrine that stated the rights of the people to choose whether or not a territory should be admitted into the Union as a slave or a free state. 14. The Halls of Montezuma apply to the battle of Chapultepec. This event ended the Mexican-American war. 15. Nat Turner’s rebellion was the first successful slave rebellion. 16. The Compromise of 1850 was created to end slavery issues. California was allowed into the Union as a free state while New Mexico and Utah allowed slaves in their

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