Chapter-13- An American Renaissance: Religion, Romanticism, And Reform

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  • 1. 
    Deism was heavily influenced by
    • A. 

      Timothy Dwight's revivalism

    • B. 

      Enlightenment rationalism

    • C. 

      Transcendentalism

    • D. 

      Emerson and Thoreau


  • 2. 
    Charles G. Finney
    • A. 

      Focused on group conversion decisions to avoid the loneliness of single acts

    • B. 

      Taught that regeneration was a change from selfishness to universalism

    • C. 

      Eventually became president of Harvard College

    • D. 

      Grew up in a very religious home


  • 3. 
    By 1850 the largest Protestant denomination in the nation was the
    • A. 

      Mormons

    • B. 

      Methodists

    • C. 

      Unitarians

    • D. 

      Baptists


  • 4. 
    An intense expression of romantic ideals, transcendentalism drew from
    • A. 

      The rationality of deism

    • B. 

      Both the Unitarians and the Universalists

    • C. 

      The moralism of Puritanism

    • D. 

      All of the above


  • 5. 
    The American "intellectual Declaration of Independence" was
    • A. 

      Emerson's "The American Scholar"

    • B. 

      Thoreau's "Self - Reliance

    • C. 

      Hawthorne's Moby Dick

    • D. 

      Whitman's Leaves of Grass


  • 6. 
    Thoreau wrote "Civil Disobedience" in reaction to
    • A. 

      Slavery and the abolitionist movement

    • B. 

      The coming of the Civil War

    • C. 

      The Second Great Awakening

    • D. 

      The Mexican War


  • 7. 
    The inventor of the detective story was
    • A. 

      Herman Melville

    • B. 

      Edgar Allen Poe

    • C. 

      Emily Dickinson

    • D. 

      Walt Whitman


  • 8. 
    "If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer," said
    • A. 

      Ralph Waldo Emerson

    • B. 

      Henry David Thoreau

    • C. 

      Herman Melville

    • D. 

      Walt Whitman


  • 9. 
    The popular press expanded in the antebellum period primarily because of
    • A. 

      The invention of the telegraph

    • B. 

      Better writers

    • C. 

      Advances in printing technology

    • D. 

      Increasing literacy rates in the south


  • 10. 
    To promote social stability and equal opportunity, Horace Mann was a leader in promoting
    • A. 

      Personal salvation during the Second Great Awakening

    • B. 

      An end to slavery

    • C. 

      Public schools

    • D. 

      Moderation in the consumption of alcohol


  • 11. 
    The most widespread reform movment of the antebellum era probably was the
    • A. 

      Temperance crusade

    • B. 

      Promotion of public education

    • C. 

      Abolitionism

    • D. 

      Effort to establish utopian communities


  • 12. 
    Prison reformers wanted prisons to
    • A. 

      Punish prisoners severely

    • B. 

      Rehabilitate prisoners

    • C. 

      Remove criminals permanently from society

    • D. 

      Make a substantial profit


  • 13. 
    The organized movement for women's rights had its origins in
    • A. 

      The Second Great Awakening

    • B. 

      The lyceum movement

    • C. 

      Transcendentalism

    • D. 

      A split in the antislavery movement


  • 14. 
    The first organized meeting for women's rights occurred at
    • A. 

      Auburn, New York

    • B. 

      New Harmony, Indiana

    • C. 

      Oneida, New York

    • D. 

      Seneca, Falls, New York


  • 15. 
    The New Harmony community was based on
    • A. 

      Christian religious values

    • B. 

      The doctrine of "complex marriage"

    • C. 

      Cooperative ownership

    • D. 

      All of the above


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