Apush Chapter 15 Analysis

Deists like Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin endorsed the concept of
a supreme being who created the universe

Religious revivals of the Second Great Awakening resulted in
a strong religious influence in many areas of American life

The religious sects that gained most from the revivalism of the Second Great Awakening were the
Methodists and Baptists

Tax-supported public education
was deemed essential for social stability and democracy

The excessive consumption of alcohol by Americans in the 1800s
stemmed from the hard and monotonous life of many

Transcendentalists believed that all knowledge came through
an inner light

One American writer who did not believe in human goodness and social progress was
Edgar Allan Poe

The key to Oneida’s financial success was
the manufacture of steel animal traps and silverware

Sexual differences were strongly emphasized in nineteenth-century America because
the market economy increasingly separated men and women into distinct economic roles

One strong prejudice inhibiting women from obtaining higher education in the early nineteenth century was the belief that
too much learning would injure women’s brains and ruin their health

One characteristic of the Mormons that angered many non-Mormons was their
emphasis on cooperative or group effort

Unitarians endorsed the concept of
salvation through good works

All of the following are true of the Second Great Awakening except that it
was not as large as the First Great Awakening

Many of the denominational liberal arts colleges founded as a result of the Second Great Awakening
lacked much intellectual vitality

Two areas where women in the nineteenth century were widely thought to be superior to men were
moral sensibility and artistic refinement

According to John Humphrey Noyes, the key to happiness
the suppression of selfishness

Of the following, the most successful of the early-nineteenth-century communitarian experiments was at
Oneida, New York

When it came to scientific achievement, America in the 1800s was
more interested in practical matters

A genuinely American literature received a strong boost from the
wave of nationalism that followed the War of 1812

The most noteworthy southern novelist before the Civil War was
William Gilmore Simms

By the 1850s, the crusade for women’s rights was eclipsed by
abolitionism

Noah Webster’s dictionary
helped to standardize the American language

The original prophet of the Mormon religion was
Joseph Smith

As a revivalist preacher, Charles Grandison Finney advocated
all of the above

By 1850, organized religion in America
had lost some of its austere Calvinist rigor

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