join the reforms of the 1800's
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'.
Education Reforms was lead by the greatest reform leader Horace Mann
-Education reformers want to improve public schools.
-Established teacher training programs.
-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.
-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