The reform movement of the mid-19th century

what was the reform movement?

The reform movement of the mid 19th century was a period of time that In American history were certain people sought problems equality in are society.

what started the reform movement?

a few puritans noticed some equality problems in the untied states, so they wanted to get them set straight

what areas of life did people set out to improve

The slaves were being treated poorley. In the first case the puritans did not even want slaves to begin

Dortha Dix

Dorothea Dix made Massachusetts build 32 hospitals for the mentally ill. Also she went around the untied states and taught women in jails. She found women in cold dirty cells

Elizabeth CAdy Stanton

she believed in women's rights and held a convention called the Seneca falls convention.

William Lloyd garrison

William Lloyd Garrison was a prominent American abolitionist, journalist, and social reformer. He is best known as the editor of the abolitionist newspaper The Liberator, which he founded in 1831

fredrick Douglas

Fredrick Douglas was a escaped slave from the south. He escaped to the north and did not just escape and have a good life, he helped other escape from slavery.

Harriet Beecher Stowe

Harriet Beecher Stowe was a abolitionist, she wrote a novel called "Uncle Toms Cabin" this book is about the the life of a African American slave and about his/her struggles with being a African Slave

sojourner truth

was an African-American abolitionist and women's rights activist.Truth was born into slavery in Swartekill, Ulster County, New York, but escaped with her infant daughter to freedom in 1826.

Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman was a African American abolitionist. She helped slaves escape the south. She created a system to escape slaves to go the north, called the "Underground Railroad"

Horace Mann

Horace Mann served in the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1827 to 1833. He served in the Massachusetts Senate from 1834 to 1837.

Lucretia Mott

Lucretia Mott was a American Quaker that supported women's rights.

Susan B. Anthony

Susan Brownell Anthony was a prominent American civil rights leader and feminist who played a pivotal role in the 19th century women's rights movement to introduce women's suffrage into the United States.


The north star was a document written by Fredrick Douglass "Right is of no Sex - Truth is of no Color -God is the Father of us all, and we are all brethren."


abolition/abolitionist we people that were against slavery. ANTI-SLAVERY

Underground Railroad

The underground rail road was a system created by Harriet Tubman to escape slaves from the south and bring them to the north to start a new life.

Uncle Toms Cabin

Uncle toms cabin was a novel wrote by Harriet Beecher Stowe. The novel was about the life of a African American man who was a Slave and the struggles that he had.

women's Rights

women had very little rights in the 19 century. They could not own land or own more money than any man. Many women in the 19 century disagreed with these rules because they thought that they were just as good as men, and could do anything they could do.

Temperance movement

people tried to prohibit all alcohol.

Seneca falls convention

Lucretia Mott met with Elizabeth Cady Stanton in Boston in 1842, and discussed again the possibility of a woman's rights convention.

Declaration of Sentiments

The Declaration of Sentiments is a document signed in 1848 by 68 women and 32 men and 100 out of some 300 attendees at the first women's rights convention to be organized by women.