Reform Movements Zoe Green & Chanie Higgs 4th period

When women didn't have rights the couldn't vote, speak up for themselves, be educated, and more. So event was held on July 19-20 1848 in Seneca Falls New York. The principals that organized the events are Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Lucretia Mott who made a Quaker abolishment 100 attended people two thirds were women. They called this the declaration of sentiments.

Right to education

Before public school people had to pay for school (mostly boys). Then Horace Mann ( Father of American public schools) started to change that, he got into the state board of education in Massachusetts and protested to make schools for everyone. Reformers saw and made public schools payed for by taxes.

Abolitionist

The abolishment movement was trying to get rid of slavery. People protested and demanded for equal rights for men. William Lloyd Garrison published a newspaper, The Liberator, expressing his opinion. This movement eventually led to a civil war.

The great awakening

The brat awakening was a rewal that swept the American colonies. What caused the great awakening, in the late 17th century England. Fighting between religious and political groups.The great awakening had some effects one was, significance was the way it prepared, America for war of independence.

http://www.biography.com/people/harriet-tubman-9511430

Harriet Tubman escaped slavery to become a leading abolitionist. She led hundreds of enslaved people to freedom along the route of the Underground Railroad.she risked her life and freedom and returned many times to rescue both family members and other slaves from the plantation system. Tubman led hundreds to freedom in the North as the most famous "conductor" on the Underground Railroad an elaborate secret

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