Reform Movements (19th Century)
By Kayla Bend
Abolitionist Movement (1830s - 1870)
Individuals such as Frederick Douglass, Nat Turner, and William Lloyd were dedicated to the cause of abolishing slavery. This movement took around 40 years.
Women's Rights Reform (1800's)
The Women's Right Reform was a movement to ultimately give both men and women equal rights. In 1848 more than 300 advocated participated in a Women's Rights Convention in Seneca Falls, New York.
Leaders: Elizabeth Cody Stanton & Lucretia Mott
The Temperance Movement was a movement to reduce the use of alcohol. Alcohol was said to be the root of domestic violence, unemployment, etc. "Lips That Touch Liquor Shall Not Touch Ours".DOWN WITH ABUSE! DOWN WITH LIQUID SIN!
Mental Health & Prison Reforms
Leader: Horace Mann