17 terms

Reform Movements

Second Great Awakening
A movment of christan rivals; encouraged people to do good works to save their souls; the result was that more people became involved in helping others
Belief that people could rise above the material thing in life and should depend on themselves instead of an outside authority.
Uncle Tom's Cabin
Book written about the treatment of slaves
Meantally ill
.............People were jailed with those who commited crimes
Dorthea Dix
Main reformer for prison and mental health reform
Horace Mann
first seceratry of education for massachusetts
Thomas Gallaudet
Founded a free school for the deaf in connecticut
Dr. Samuel Granigallte
Founded the perkins institute of massachusetts for the blind
Horace Mann
Lengthened the school year to to 6 months, double teachers sallarys and founded a school for training teachers
Required attendance
Cady, Anthony and Mott
Famous woman in the womans movment
Elizabeth Bladwell
First woman to recieve a medical degree
Seneca Falls Convetion
Wrote the decleration of sentinment
Derlin College
First co educational college
This amdenment gave woman the right to vote
Prohibiton of temperance
Archibald Murphey
very detailed plans of reofrm for nc