An Era Of Reform Quiz

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An Era Of Reform Quiz

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  • 1. 
    What did Dorothea Dix see when she visited a jail?
    • A. 

      The prisoners were dancing

    • B. 

      They were making license plates

    • C. 

      Children housed with adults; mentally ill were imprisoned

    • D. 

      People who were naked and chained to the walls

  • 2. 
    What were the conditions of the mentally ill?
    • A. 

      They were hospitalized

    • B. 

      They were given medication

    • C. 

      They were put in jail and beaten

    • D. 

      They were killed

  • 3. 
    Who tried to improve the conditions of the mentally ill?
    • A. 

      Dorothea Dix

    • B. 

      Frederick Douglass

    • C. 

      Horace Mann

    • D. 

      Sojourner Truth

  • 4. 
    How did Dorothea Dix improve the conditions of the mentally ill?
    • A. 

      She made them into professional clowns

    • B. 

      She fought for them to be put in an insane asylum and not be jailed

    • C. 

      She became a nurse to help them

    • D. 

      She conducted a study on them

  • 5. 
    How did Sojourner Truth help fight for womens rights?
    • A. 

      She sold books about womens rights

    • B. 

      She sued the government

    • C. 

      She joined congress and created laws

    • D. 

      She made an "Ain't I a Woman?" speech

  • 6. 
    What was Sojourner Truth saying when she gave her "Ain't I a Woman?" speech?
    • A. 

      Women are weak

    • B. 

      She is a woman and no man could out do her in what she does

    • C. 

      Her life as a slave was hard

    • D. 

      She misses her kids

  • 7. 
    How were women treated?
    • A. 

      Like slaves

    • B. 

      Like queens

    • C. 

      Like regular people

    • D. 

      Like men

  • 8. 
    What did Frederick Douglass do when he escaped from slavery?
    • A. 

      Made lots of money and lived in a mansion

    • B. 

      He was the principal of a college

    • C. 

      He became a spokesman about how bad slavery was

    • D. 

      Created the computer

  • 9. 
    What is one thing Horace Mann wanted for schools?
    • A. 

      Free hot lunches

    • B. 

      Recess all the time

    • C. 

      Bigger text books

    • D. 

      Separate classes for different learning levels

  • 10. 
    What occurred at the Seneca Falls Convention?
    • A. 

      People spoke about slavery

    • B. 

      The Declaration of sentiments was introduced

    • C. 

      Decided to build schools

    • D. 

      Asked for lower taxes

  • 11. 
    What is the Declaration of Sentiments?
    • A. 

      A piece of paper that declares the sentmiments

    • B. 

      A declaration of women's freedom from men

    • C. 

      A declaration of the Americans freedom from King George

    • D. 

      A famous speech