Reforms of the 19th Century
By : Cameron Covington
Prison reform is the attempt to improve conditions inside prisons, establish a more effective penal system, or implement alternatives to incarceration. Dealing with Dorothea Dix and how she was the greatest reformer for prisoners and the mentally ill.
Education reform is the name given to the goal of changing public education. Historically,reforms have taken different forms because the motivations of reformers have differed. Horace Mann was the guy who was the greatest reform leader in education and he also wanted to improve public schools.