Prison Reform and Temperance
By: Zane, Jacob, Will, and Brie
Conditions of Prisons and Asylums in the 1800s
"confined in this commonwealth in cages, closets, cellars, stalls, pens! Chained, beaten with rods, lashed into obedience." -Dorothea Dix
This is what conditions were like in prisons and asylums in the 1800s. But, Dorothea Dix had come to change all that.
Some of the big Prison Reformers
Dorothea Dix was a middle age reformer who fought to help change the prison system in the USA.
Lyman Beecher was the leader of the second great awakening.
Horace Mann was one of the most important figures in the development of American education.
Holt Call to Freedom: Beginnings to 1877
Holt Call to Freedom Beginnings to 1877.