Reforming Society

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Reforming Society

Quiz on the Utopian Community, Protestant Revivalists, and Trancendentalism.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Transcendentalism and Rationalism have the same idea for reforming the society.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Brook Farm attracted some of the country's top intellectuals and writers, but not including transcendentalists
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Protestant Revivalists support for Puritan belief.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Transcendetalism is known as a philosophical movement.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Ralph Waldo Emerson was the best-known member of the transcendentalists.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Utopian communities are some how similar to communism.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Benjamin Frankilin was a transcendentalist.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Transcendeltism taught that the process of earthly discovery and insight would lead to a person to truth.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    In the 1820s and 1830s, Protestant revival evangelists like Charles Grandison Finney...
    • A. 

      Proclaimed the possibility of salvation for all by individual effort.

    • B. 

      Called for a crusade against personal immorality

    • C. 

      Worked for the reform of the larger society

    • D. 

      All of the above!

    • E. 

      None of the above D:

  • 10. 
    Ralph Waldo Emerson's transcendentalist philosophy included all of the following beliefs EXCEPT?
    • A. 

      An intimate connection between man and nature

    • B. 

      The sanctity of the individual

    • C. 

      Rejection of the existence of God

    • D. 

      Self-reliance and independence of spirit

  • 11. 
    Most founders of the Utopian Communities believed that...
    • A. 

      If social arrangements could be perfected, the ills of society could be eliminated.

    • B. 

      If men and women lived together without being married, the population would decline.

    • C. 

      If perfect communities were created, the government would be forced to abolish slavery.

    • D. 

      If the natural defects of human society could be outlawed, men and women could live in harmony.

    • E. 

      None of the above