The Reformers of the 19th Century


The Reform Movement

A reform movement is a kind of social movement that aims to make gradual change, or change in certain aspects of society, rather than rapid or fundamental changes.
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The abolisionist movemnt

In the 1820s the Abolitionists movement to free African Americans from slavery arose

Tedder was a white radical names William

-Lloyd garrison

The temperance

  • the Temperance movement
  • -the movement was to reduce the use of alcoholic beverages
  • alcoholic linked to sickness , poverty ,and Break up of families.

  • A national in the United States 1826. Shortly thereafter, a second national temperance union was organized and the two groups in 1833 to form the American Temperance Union. It was led by the minister John Marsh from 1837 until its dissolution in 1866.
  • The official publication of the Union was the Journal of the American Temperance Union. The Union and its publication were influential in promoting the temperance movement

Mental Health/ prison

The pretty woman who stood before the all-male audience seemed unlikely to provoke controversy. Tiny and timid, she rose to the platform of the Massachusetts Legislature to speak. Those who had underestimated the determination and dedication of DOROTHEA DIX, however, were brought to attention when they heard her say that the sick and insane were "confined in this Commonwealth in cages, closets, cellars, stalls, pens! Chained, beaten with rods, lashed into obedience."