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  • 1. 

    Who was involved in The Era of Reform?

    • A.

      Dorothea Dix and Fergie

    • B.

      Fredrick Douglass, Sojourner Truth and Dorothea Dix

    • C.

      George Washington and Benjamen Fraklin

    • D.

      Sojourner Truth and Lil Wayne

    • E.

      Fredrick Douglas

    Correct Answer
    B. Fredrick Douglass, Sojourner Truth and Dorothea Dix
    Explanation
    During The Era of Reform, Fredrick Douglass, Sojourner Truth, and Dorothea Dix were involved. These individuals played significant roles in advocating for various reforms. Fredrick Douglass was an influential abolitionist and social reformer who fought against slavery and for the rights of African Americans. Sojourner Truth was also an abolitionist and women's rights activist, known for her powerful speeches and writings. Dorothea Dix dedicated her life to improving the treatment of the mentally ill and fought for the establishment of mental asylums. Together, these individuals contributed to the reform movements of their time.

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  • 2. 

    What happened at the Seneca Fall Convention?

    • A.

      They ate pie and talked with their homies

    • B.

      They wrote the Declaration of Independence

    • C.

      They had a math quiz

    • D.

      They made a declaration of sentiments and discussed women and black rights

    • E.

      Discussed Martin Luther Kings Jr. Speech

    Correct Answer
    D. They made a declaration of sentiments and discussed women and black rights
  • 3. 

    What state was the first state to open an asylum?

    • A.

      Idaho

    • B.

      New York

    • C.

      Chicago

    • D.

      San Fransico

    • E.

      Massachusetts

    Correct Answer
    E. Massachusetts
    Explanation
    Massachusetts was the first state to open an asylum. This means that Massachusetts was the first state to establish a facility for the care and treatment of individuals with mental illnesses. Asylums were institutions that provided housing, medical care, and support for people with mental health conditions. By being the first state to open an asylum, Massachusetts showed a commitment to addressing the needs of individuals with mental illnesses and paved the way for the development of mental health care facilities in other states.

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  • 4. 

    What state was the first to allow women the right to own property?

    • A.

      San Diego

    • B.

      Hawaii

    • C.

      Alabama

    • D.

      New York

    • E.

      South Africa

    Correct Answer
    D. New York
    Explanation
    New York was the first state to allow women the right to own property. This was a significant milestone in women's rights as it granted them the legal ability to own and control property, which was previously reserved only for men. This marked a shift towards greater gender equality and paved the way for women's economic independence and empowerment.

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  • 5. 

    In Sojourner Truths speech, what did she say that stated she wasn't what men thought women where?

    • A.

      She wanted to have 13 kids

    • B.

      She didn't say anything, she just sat and listened

    • C.

      She said she didnt believe in god

    • D.

      She knew how to dig a hole

    • E.

      She used to be a slave and raised 13 kids. She also saw each one of her children get sold to slavery.

    Correct Answer
    E. She used to be a slave and raised 13 kids. She also saw each one of her children get sold to slavery.
    Explanation
    In her speech, Sojourner Truth stated that she used to be a slave and raised 13 children. She further mentioned that she witnessed each one of her children being sold into slavery. By sharing this personal experience, she highlighted the strength and resilience of women, challenging the stereotype that women were weak and submissive. This statement emphasized her own identity as a woman who had endured immense hardships and defied societal expectations.

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  • 6. 

    What caused Christians to give back and do their duty?

    • A.

      Priest said god would forgive them of their sins

    • B.

      So they could earn money

    • C.

      So they could go on vacation

    • D.

      To they could talk to god

    • E.

      So they can get food for free

    Correct Answer
    A. Priest said god would forgive them of their sins
    Explanation
    Christians were motivated to give back and do their duty because the priest assured them that God would forgive their sins. This belief in divine forgiveness provided the incentive for Christians to fulfill their obligations and responsibilities.

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  • 7. 

    What did Dorothea Dix ask of the US congress for the Mentally Ill?

    • A.

      She asked for 5 million dollars

    • B.

      She asked to live with the Mentally Ill

    • C.

      She asked to give them better food

    • D.

      She asked of 5 million acres of land for the Mentally Ill

    • E.

      She didnt ask the US congress anything

    Correct Answer
    D. She asked of 5 million acres of land for the Mentally Ill
    Explanation
    Dorothea Dix asked the US congress for 5 million acres of land for the Mentally Ill. This suggests that she believed that providing a large amount of land would be beneficial for the mentally ill population.

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  • 8. 

    Why was Horace Mann Important?

    • A.

      He invented the labtop

    • B.

      He was the 1st president of a college with white/black/women/men.

    • C.

      He wasnt important, he was Dorothea Dix's brother

    • D.

      He was a scientist

    • E.

      He won the lottery

    Correct Answer
    B. He was the 1st president of a college with white/black/women/men.
    Explanation
    Horace Mann was important because he was the first president of a college that admitted students of all races and genders. This was a significant milestone in education as it promoted inclusivity and equal opportunities for all. Mann's leadership and vision played a crucial role in breaking down barriers and paving the way for a more diverse and equitable educational system.

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  • 9. 

    What did Dorothea Dix do when she visited jails?

    • A.

      She taught Sunday school to inmates in cages and chains

    • B.

      She sang Opera to the Inmates

    • C.

      She danced to a Miley Cyrus Song

    • D.

      She taught them how to escape

    • E.

      She didn't visit jails

    Correct Answer
    A. She taught Sunday school to inmates in cages and chains
    Explanation
    Dorothea Dix taught Sunday school to inmates in cages and chains when she visited jails. This shows that she was involved in providing education and support to prisoners who were held in inhumane conditions. By teaching Sunday school, she aimed to bring some form of normalcy and education to these individuals, thereby advocating for their rights and welfare.

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  • 10. 

    How were women treated during The Era of Reform?

    • A.

      Like a Royal Queen

    • B.

      They were Useless and treated poorly

    • C.

      Like a man

    • D.

      With rights and Respect

    • E.

      Like a Rich Person

    Correct Answer
    B. They were Useless and treated poorly
    Explanation
    During The Era of Reform, women were treated poorly and considered to be useless. They were not given the same rights and respect as men. Instead, they were subjected to mistreatment and discrimination. This suggests that women did not have a high social status and were not valued in society during this time.

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  • 11. 

    What year did Dorothea Dix die? What year did Dorothea Dix die? 1887

    • A.

      1841

    • B.

      1887

    • C.

      1904

    • D.

      1763

    • E.

      1299

    Correct Answer
    B. 1887
    Explanation
    Dorothea Dix died in 1887.

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  • 12. 

    What were being Mentally Ill considered?

    • A.

      A crime

    • B.

      A disease, not a crime

    • C.

      A nurse

    • D.

      An intelligent person

    • E.

      A English Teacher

    Correct Answer
    B. A disease, not a crime
    Explanation
    Mentally Ill individuals were considered a disease, not a crime. This implies that society recognized mental illness as a medical condition rather than a punishable offense. This shift in perspective suggests a more empathetic and understanding approach towards individuals suffering from mental health issues, acknowledging the need for medical treatment and support rather than punishment.

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  • 13. 

    What year did the Great Awaking start?

    • A.

      1820

    • B.

      1841

    • C.

      1906

    • D.

      1802

    • E.

      1408

    Correct Answer
    A. 1820
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