1. 9. What was the point of the ideology of the “separate sphere” promoted in the mid-nineteenth century by men like the evangelical minister Philemon Fowler?
a. Women and men in reform movements should hold separate meetings.
b. Women should focus on domestic life, not public life.
c. Whites and blacks belonged in separate spheres of society.
d. Women should be housed separately from men in prisons and institutions for the mentally ill.
6. 4. The Mormons differed from other communal experiments in their
a. emphasis on traditional patriarchal authority.
b. practice of complex marriage.
c. practice of celibacy.
d. emphasis on individualism.
7. 3. Which statement assesses the historical significance of the Shakers, Fourierists, and Oneidians?
a. They gathered extremely large followings.
b. They radically questioned sexual norms and class divisions.
c. They explicitly addressed questions of racial inequality.
d. They pushed American crafts to new artistic levels.
9. 12. Women at the Seneca Falls Convention based their Declaration of Sentiments on
a. the Declaration of Independence.
d. the Constitution.
10. 11. The national women’s rights convention of 1851 declared that which of the following was the cornerstone of the goals of the women’s movements?
a. Property rights
c. Moral reform
11. 10. What did women reformers refer to when they spoke about “domestic slavery” in the 1840s?
a. Slavery in the United States vis-à-vis slavery in South America
b. Women’s loss of legal rights in the institution of marriage
c. The service of maids and female servants in upper-class households
d. The experience of house slaves in the South
12. 1. Why did Ralph Waldo Emerson’s ideas have the greatest impact on the middle class?
a. The middle class had already embraced moral perfection and moral free agency.
b. The middle class was the most likely to promote abolitionism.
c. The middle class was already involved in moral reform.
d. The middle class had already rejected organized religion.