Antebellum Reform Movements
The cause of the Antebellum Reform Movements
- The nineteenth century generated reform movement such as,temperance, abolition, school and prison reform, as well as others. due to social ills.
Education was only affordable for wealthy people.
The Second Great Awakening,
a religious revival in the early 1800s, contributed to the reform impulse by emphasizing individual responsibility and perfection.
Many saw alcohol abuse as a root of society's problems