Immigration Test

47 Questions | Total Attempts: 34

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Immigration Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where would immigrants be the most welcome additions to the U.S.?
    • A. 

      Northern factories

    • B. 

      Southern factories

    • C. 

      Northern plantations

    • D. 

      Southern plantations

  • 2. 
    Seneca Falls was an important event for which reform movement?
    • A. 

      Abolition

    • B. 

      Second Great Awakening

    • C. 

      Temperance

    • D. 

      Women's rights

  • 3. 
    Which of the following people led reforms in the 1960's in the United States?
    • A. 

      Catherine Beecher

    • B. 

      Horace Mann

    • C. 

      Martin Luther

    • D. 

      Martin Luther King, jr.

  • 4. 
    Abolition and women's rights were wildly popular movements from their earliest formations.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Laws were eventually passed to help the abolition, women's rights, and civil rights movements of the 1960's.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Which reform movement tried to address the evils of alcohol?
    • A. 

      Abolition

    • B. 

      The Romantic movement

    • C. 

      Temperance

    • D. 

      Transcendentalism

  • 7. 
    You have a picture properly short cited from Google of Dorthea Dix.  What would be the best background to add to the slide?
    • A. 

      School for the blind

    • B. 

      Prison

    • C. 

      Slave auction

    • D. 

      School for the deaf

  • 8. 
    The most popular reform movement (involving the most people) was the prison reform movement.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Which reform group best fits the motto, "Practice makes perfect"?
    • A. 

      Great Awakening

    • B. 

      Prison reform

    • C. 

      Common school movement

    • D. 

      Utopians

  • 10. 
    Ralph Waldo Emerson was a transcendentalist.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Transcendentalists believed that sin is avoidable.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Who had outdoor revivals?
    • A. 

      Common school movement members

    • B. 

      Prison reformers

    • C. 

      Second Great Awakening members

    • D. 

      Women's rights acitvists

  • 13. 
    Emily Dickinson wrote "Leaves of Grass".
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Who got mixed in with regular criminals? CHECK ALL THAT APPLY.
    • A. 

      Children

    • B. 

      Mentally disabled

    • C. 

      Congress members

  • 15. 
    Who was a temperance leader?
    • A. 

      Thomas Garrett

    • B. 

      Harriet Tubman

    • C. 

      Lyman Beecher

    • D. 

      William Still

  • 16. 
    Which type of schools was Horace Mann passionate about?
    • A. 

      Charter schools

    • B. 

      Home schools

    • C. 

      Private schools

    • D. 

      Public schools

  • 17. 
    Samuel Gridley Howe set up schools for the blind.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Thomas Gallaudet set up schools for the deaf.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Mary Lyon and Emma Williard made advancements in women's education. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Slave owners viewed literacy for the slaves as a danger. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Which of the following mean a lack of food?
    • A. 

      Blight

    • B. 

      Epidemic

    • C. 

      Famine

  • 22. 
    Which word best represents poor urban conditions?
    • A. 

      Ranch-style

    • B. 

      Tenement

    • C. 

      Victorian

  • 23. 
    The Declaration of Sentiments is modeled after the U.S. Constitution in its organization and word choice.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Who witnessed slavery firsthand? CHECK ALL THAT APPLY.
    • A. 

      Frederick Douglass

    • B. 

      Grimke Sisters

    • C. 

      Harriet Tubman

  • 25. 
    All northerners felt that slavery was wrong, and that blacks deserved full equality with whites.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 26. 
    Which women were the MOST involved in the reform movements?
    • A. 

      Poor

    • B. 

      Middle class

    • C. 

      Rich

    • D. 

      Those with the letter X in their names

  • 27. 
    Both the North and the Souh feared the Underground Railroad.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 28. 
    It is safe to say that the South had become dependent on the institution of slavery.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 29. 
    Many of the new Irish and German immigrants were Catholic.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 30. 
    Most people in the U.S. in 1840 were Catholic.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 31. 
    Immigrants probably had different recipes and holidays from the "regular" Americans.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 32. 
    The women's rights movement ended with the successes achieved at the Seneca Falls Convention. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 33. 
    There are a lot of German names for towns and streets in the Midwest.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 34. 
    Know Nothings were also known as immigrants.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 35. 
    Temperance meant getting rid of all alcohol.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 36. 
    Prohibition meant getting rid of all alcohol.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 37. 
    Harriet Tubman was a conductor.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 38. 
    Susan B. Anthony was the main leader of the Second Great Awakening.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 39. 
    Who had the strictest government in the 1840's?
    • A. 

      Ireland

    • B. 

      Germany

    • C. 

      United States

  • 40. 
    "Wealth does not equal happiness".  This most sounds like a member of
    • A. 

      Anti-slavery Society

    • B. 

      The Second Great Awakening

    • C. 

      North Star writer

    • D. 

      Transcendentalists

  • 41. 
    The McGuffey reader was a popular textbook after the common school movement became more popular.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 42. 
    Elizabeth Cady Stanton had to sit behind a curtain at an abolition rally in London.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 43. 
    Some people thought that colonies back in Africa would be a decent solution for those freed from slavery.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 44. 
    John Greenleaf Whittier was a key transcendentalist.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 45. 
    Edgar Allen Poe was a transcendentalist.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 46. 
    William Lloyd Garrison was the editor of the Liberator
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 47. 
    The most political of the women reformers was Susan B. Anthony.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False