Learning Targets 12-17 <br />Unit 5 – Spring 2011<br />
12. What was the California Gold Rush?<br />Many Americans moved to CA in 1849 looking for gold<br />Massive migration<br ...
13. Who were the transendentalists?<br />Writers and political activists from New England area<br />New thinkers, new idea...
14. What education reforms occurred in the 1830’s?<br />Grade school went from being all private to public (paid for throu...
15. What were some of the major events in the Women’s Reform movement of the 1830’s?<br />Women push for right to vote (di...
16.  What is the Underground Railroad?<br />Network of escape routes for slaves as they escape from their plantations to a...
17. How is an abolitionist different from someone who is just anti-slave?<br />Anti-Slave = dislike slavery, often norther...
How to re-take your Quiz<br />Re-answer your quiz questions in paragraph form.  <br />Turn in your paragraphs with your qu...
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  1. 1. Learning Targets 12-17 <br />Unit 5 – Spring 2011<br />
  2. 2. 12. What was the California Gold Rush?<br />Many Americans moved to CA in 1849 looking for gold<br />Massive migration<br />By land = very long<br />By sea = very expensive, but faster<br />
  3. 3. 13. Who were the transendentalists?<br />Writers and political activists from New England area<br />New thinkers, new ideas, new way of observing and thinking about America<br />Sparked many other reform movements<br />These people were VERY anti-slave/abolitionists, and very ‘liberal’ by 1830’s standards<br />
  4. 4. 14. What education reforms occurred in the 1830’s?<br />Grade school went from being all private to public (paid for through taxes)<br />Became mandatory that kids go to school<br />First school for students with special needs and women<br />Lots of universities built = more accessible for ‘average’ person<br />
  5. 5. 15. What were some of the major events in the Women’s Reform movement of the 1830’s?<br />Women push for right to vote (didn’t actually happen for another 80 years)<br />Women push for right to an education<br />Changes in laws – marriage and property<br />
  6. 6. 16. What is the Underground Railroad?<br />Network of escape routes for slaves as they escape from their plantations to areas that prohibit slavery<br />Slaves traveled at night, sleeping during the day in homes owned by abolitionists<br />No actual Railroad<br />
  7. 7. 17. How is an abolitionist different from someone who is just anti-slave?<br />Anti-Slave = dislike slavery, often northerners, some southerners. <br />Abolitionist = someone who works actively to end slavery through protests, helping slaves escape, work in the political realm, etc. <br />
  8. 8. How to re-take your Quiz<br />Re-answer your quiz questions in paragraph form. <br />Turn in your paragraphs with your quiz stapled to the front of your answers. <br />

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