86. Anti-slavery are people who are against slavery and wouldn’t want to participate in slavery at all. An abolitionist is someone who actively works to get rid of slavery and wouldn’t even participate in owning a slave.
87. William Lloyd Garrison was an abolitionist, journalist suffragist, and social reformer. He spoke against slavery and valued non violence and supported the rights of women and Christianity.
88. This is a rule that reached the government for a short period of time that laid aside anti-slavery literature.
89. The Seneca Falls Convention was the first women’s rights convention that was held in Seneca Falls, New York. This convention lasted for two days and the women shared resolutions on the Declaration of Independence.
90. The main ideas of Transcendentalism are individualism, self-improvement, spirituality, and moral protest.
91. Stephen F. Austin was an American empresario. Empresarios were people who were granted the right to settle on land in exchange for recruiting and taking the responsibility for new settlers.
92. The significance of this is that it was said during the War and it was used so others would remember the War and to know the effects that it had.
93. Manifest destiny is the term for the attitude during the 19th century period of American
94. Key events leading up to the Mexican war was Texas annexation, the boundary dispute, and claims against Mexico.
95. The Wilmot Proviso was made to eliminate the slavery in the land as a result of the Mexican War. The importance of the issue of slavery in the territories was that slaves were relied upon during this time and also they were mistreated.The act helps eliminate the slavery in the land that Mexico won during the Mexican War.
... middle of paper ...
.... Robert E. Lee and his army were surrounded and drained from battle so they had no choice but to surrender their army to General Grant. After speaking they both agreed to meet on April 9th 1865 at the house of Wilmer McLean Appomattox Courthouse. Their meeting lasted for two and a half hours and finishing the meeting the conflict came to an end.
117. The importance of Lincoln’s assassination was that it left Andrew Jackson a southerner and former slave owner president. Lincoln had a plan for reconstruction that was for treating the sophomore like you lost brother returning home and he looked through construction as a time of healing for the people. The Radical Republicans looked at the reconstruction as the opportunity of a lesson and to punish them. If Lincoln was not assassinated he would have dealt with the South differently than the radical Republicans.
Need Writing Help?
Get feedback on grammar, clarity, concision and logic instantly.Check your paper »
- Through out history, Americans have fought for the rights of freedom in their country, freedoms that have been passed down through dozen’s of generations. Freedom’s such as religion, speech, press, slavery and the right to vote. Americans, though very aware of their freedoms, often take them for granted and forget the struggles that their ancestors went through to obtain them. One example of this struggle is a woman’s right to be treated and looked upon by the government as equals. This was not an easy battle to win, and it took a strong few to begin to bring the struggle that women had faced for centuries to an end.... [tags: Seneca Falls Convention]
1332 words (3.8 pages)
- History has changed over the course of time for women. For centuries women were perceived to be second class citizens and submissive. As time progressed women began to challenge the notion and slowly organized to achieve equality between men and women. The struggle for women’s equality during the 19th century started out terrible, but continues to improve over time. In order to understand the events that took place during the 20th century in the struggle for equality, we have to understand past events that shape the same dynamics.... [tags: Women's suffrage, Seneca Falls Convention]
1117 words (3.2 pages)
- “Suffrage is a common right of citizenship. Women have the right of suffrage. Logically it can not be escaped.” voiced by Victoria Woodhull illustrates how important the women’s liberation movement is in the history of the United States. The fight for women’s suffrage rights brought upon multiple changes to society and to the literary works of the time period. Women of all kinds used their talents to fight for their individual and collective right to vote. Before the women’s suffrage movement came to be, the women who are remembered today for their efforts towards their rights lead very different personal lives.... [tags: Women's suffrage, Seneca Falls Convention]
2396 words (6.8 pages)
- While being born in the modern times, no woman knows what it was like to have a status less than a man’s. It is hard to envision what struggles many women had to go through in order to get the rights to be considered equal. In the essay The Meanings of Seneca Falls, 1848-1998, Gerda Lerner recalls the events surrounding the great women’s movement. Among the several women that stand out in the movement, Elizabeth Cady Stanton stands out because of her accomplishments. Upon being denied seating and voting rights at the World Antislavery Convention of 1840, she was outraged and humiliated, and wanted change.... [tags: essays research papers fc]
658 words (1.9 pages)
- 1. The chosen book titled “Seneca Falls and the Origins of the Women 's Right Movement” is written by Sally McMillen in 2008. It is a primary source, as long as its author for the first time opens the secrets of the revolutionary movement, which started in 1848 from the convention held by Lucretia Mott and Elizabeth Stanton. It is not a secondary source, as long as information from the book appears for the first time. Stanton did not reveal much in her memoirs, so the author had to work hard to bring this information on the surface.... [tags: Seneca Falls Convention, Women's suffrage]
1593 words (4.6 pages)
- On January 20th, 2013, Barack Obama was inaugurated into his second term as president of the United States. In his speech, he made history when he made a reference to gay rights, he said: We the people, declare today that the most evident of truths -- that all of us are created equal -- is the star that guides us still; just as it guided our forebears through Seneca Falls, and Selma, and Stonewall; just as it guided all those men and women, sung and unsung, who left footprints along this great Mall, to hear a preacher say that we cannot walk alone; to hear a King proclaim that our individual freedom is inextricably bound to the freedom of every soul on earth (Obama).... [tags: obama, gay rights, seneca falls, selma]
1947 words (5.6 pages)
- The Battle For Equality While the 1960’s experienced a huge cultural shift in acceptance, equality and a demand for an end to domestic violence and sexual harassment, the push for society to view woman differently and for woman to advocate for change didn’t start or end with the 1960’s. As early as 1848, with the “first gathering devoted to women’s rights” (U.S. Government Printing Office, 2007) which eventually led to the passing of the Nineteenth Amendment on August 26th, 1920 that provided women the right to vote; to the 1960’s and the “second wave of fervent activism” that eventually led to “state and federal laws…outlawing discrimination in employment and education” (Ruthsdotter, 1998),... [tags: women's rights]
1735 words (5 pages)
- Battle between the Sexes Thomas Jefferson and the country’s founding fathers played a pivotal role in paving the way to achieve the opportunity of freedom for Americans when creating the Declaration of Independence. The constant issues of unfair treatment from King George III and his tyranny ultimately led the American colonies to harbor anger and tried to strive for a better life. In the 1700’s, King George III extended his tyrannical control by interfering with the objective judicial processes and civil rights of the colonists.... [tags: power, laws, declaration]
1986 words (5.7 pages)
- The Growing Battle for Women's Equality For generations women have been fighting for equality in our country. Although there have been many advances in this movement women are still treated unequally today. One of the most critical problems with women's rights today deals with women in the work place. Human rights violations against women must be documented, publicized, and stopped. Human rights violations against women have for too long been denied the attention and concern of international organizations, national governments, traditional human rights groups, and the press.... [tags: Papers]
1534 words (4.4 pages)
- The Seneca Falls Convention Woman in early 19th century created the first women’s movement and gain right on their own names which represented start of a great fight over being recognized as an equal human being to men. They were gaining access in many different areas: political, legal and cultural. Quaker women pioneered in these kinds of changes. They had organized women’s meetings at churches and preach sometimes at the cost of their lives. Quakers had many of the greatest women such as Lucretia Mott.... [tags: Feminism History ]
1256 words (3.6 pages)