to correct failings or injustices
the period of time before the Civil War.
period of time when the government outlawed the manufacturing, sale, and consumption of alcohol.
the right to vote
people who favored the ending of slavery
freed slave, advocate of abolition, editor of The North Star
William Lloyd Garrison
abolitionist and newspaper editor, The Liberator
Angelina & Sarah Grimke
abolitionists and daughters of a slave owner, led other women to speak their minds.
Led the way for education reform, before this, many children did not attend school.
an abolitionist, was leader of the Underground Railroad.
founder of a school for the deaf.
started one of the first schools for girls.
advocate for the mentally ill
advocate of healthier eating habits and better hygiene.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
author and philosopher, believed in the power of the individual
The Great Awakening
was a period of time in which there was a revival of religious interest, many tried to improve society.