American Society - American Society: 1800 - 1860 1. Which...

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American Society: 1800 - 1860 1. Which of the following developments did NOT occur in American society between 1815 and 1860? a. There was a decline in the importation of slaves. b. An active women's rights movement took form. c. The percentage of foreign-born people living in the nation declined. d. Temperance became a major social and political issue. e. Birth control became more commonplace in middle-class families. 2. The term "Cult of Domesticity" refers to: a. The idealization of women in their roles as wives and mothers during the early 19c. b. An aspect of the Salem witchcraft trials of 1692, in which mainly middle-aged matrons were accused of practicing evil magic. c. The Shakers, a religious sect founded by Mother Ann Lee in the 18c. d. The defense given by antebellum apologists for slavery, who argued that bondage was a form of benevolent paternalism. e. The Puritans' insistence on the importance of the family as the cornerstone of their social order. 3. The Know-Nothing Party: a. Wanted to limit the rights of freed slaves in the South. b.
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This note was uploaded on 06/28/2010 for the course HIS HIS 1043 taught by Professor Johnson during the Spring '10 term at University of Texas-Tyler.

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