19th Century Reformers

and their impact

Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet

Thomas was a pastor and most known for being a American pioneer in the education of the deaf.


Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Elizabeth was an American social activist, abolitionist, and leading figure of the early women's rights movement.


Robert Owen

Robert was a Welsh social reformer and one of the founders of utopian socialism.


Elihu Burritt

Elihu was an American diplomat, philanthropist and social activist

Willam Lloyd Garrison

Willam was best known as the editor of the abolitionist


Ralph Waldo Emerson

    Ralph Waldo Emerson was an American poet who led the Transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century.


Neal Down

Neal sponsored the "Maine law of 1851", which prohibited the manufacture and sale of liquor.


Horace Mann

Horace was an American education reformist.


Dorothea Dix

Dorothea created the first generation of American mental asylums.


Dr. Sylverster

The Dr. was an early advocate of dietary reform in the United States and was most notable for his emphasis on good dietary habits.