New Movements in America
Wave of immigrants and Nativist response
Women's Rights ~ Cierra Claudio
Women didn't have the same rights as men do. Women were treated differently than men because they were women and some men think women are weak and dumb. Women struggled and even men took part in the women's rights.
~women could not vote (477)
~ in some states, married women had little or no control over their own property(477)
~ some people thought women did not have the physical/ mental strength to survive without men’s protection(477)
~Harriet Tubman- escaped slavery to become leading abolitionist, led hundreds of enslaved people to freedom through the Underground Railroad, Harriet Tubman (born Araminta Ross; c. 1822 – March 10, 1913) was an African-American abolitionist, humanitarian, and, during the American Civil War, a Union spy.(http://www.biography.com/people/harriet-tubman-9511430) https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harriet_Tubman~Susan B Anthony- responsible for turning the fight for women's rights into a political movement, Susan Brownell Anthony (February 20, 1820 – March 13, 1906) was an American social reformer and feminist who played a pivotal role in the women's suffrage movement.(479) https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Susan_B._Anthony
Education And The Common School Movement ~ Maggie Reinert
To teach children the necessary values and skills, reformers called for better schools. Mann’s work set the standard for education reform throughout the country.
~ The common school movement took hold in the 1830s, and by the time of the Civil War organized systems of common schools had become commonplace throughout most of northern and midwestern states.
Prison reform and temperance - Lexie Graff
Abolition~ Nicole Salinas
~Sojourner Truth stood up for african americans, and she stood for women's rights.