join the reforms of the 1800's

Prison reform

Dorothea Dix was the greatest reformer for prisoners and the mentally ill.

-She wanted to create separate facilities were both were separate people who were ill and committed a crime and those who new what they were doing.

-By the time of her death 100 facilities were established in the U.S.


led by the American Temperance Society.

-Movement to reduce the use of alcohol beverages.

-They believed that alcohol was linked to sicknesses,poverty, and caused the breakup of families'.

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Educational Reform

Education Reforms was lead by the greatest reform leader Horace Mann

-Education reformers want to improve public schools.

-Established teacher training programs.

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Womens Rights

Led by; Seneca Falls Convention, Lucretia Mott, Elizabeth Cady Stanton.

-for example, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott had both been ardent abolitionists.

-In 1848, more than 300 women participated in a Women's Right convention in Seneca Falls, N.Y.

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Was led by, William Lloyd Garrison leader of white radical, Frederick Douglass African American leader, and Nat Turner.

-In the 1820's Abolitionist movement to free the African Americans.

-Freed slave, Frederick Douglass escaped from bandage and became an eloquent abolitionist(critic of slavery) leader

-He bagan a Anti-slavery newspaper called, North Star