Reform Movements 1- Abigail, Tammy

The foundations of reform were some of the efforts to reform American society one of the foundations was the second great awakening it was a revival of religious feeling and belief in the 1820 and 1830

a person who favors the abolition of a practice or institution, especially capital punishment or slavery. In the mid 1800s a growing number of Americans both black and white were speaking out against slavery

When Lucretia Mott and Elizabeth Cady Stanton attended the world Antislavery convention in London in 1840 they weren't allowed to speak about slavery because they were woman the two of them were very mad and outraged by this and other inequalities that were used against woman

They were throwing the mentally ill in prison and not caring about them they were treating them with horrible conditions and how they fed them wasn't right at all they were whipped and beaten for there bad behavior

In the mid 1800 the spirit of reform made its way to the classroom at this time few children attended school because either it was too expensive or to far away someone named Horace Mann had the efforts to change this practice who later received the nickname "father of American public schools" he changed the rules and made public schools

Alcohol abuse was widespread among men, women, and children. Alcohol linked to abuse crime, the breakup of families, and mental the late 1820 the temperance movement was started it is a public campaign against the sale or drinking of alcohol

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