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Social Reforms Essay

  • Submitted by: syedkahn
  • on November 24, 2012
  • Category: History
  • Length: 290 words

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About the juveniles to incorporate Dorthea Dix and her reforms of prisons and treatment of the mentally ill. She helped and created mental asylums and they created hope for the mentally challenged. The distinction can’t be made if someone was old or young they were all treated poorly (Doc A). This supports the statement of expanding ideals. Use the Doc B documents by I thinks its McGuffey to support the Second Great Awakening and such. Use the engraving of the woman, I believe it is Doc. C, to counter the statement about spreading democratic ideals because pro-slavery people did not view slaves as people but women slaves wanted to have rights like fellow free women who they saw as sisters. Just talk about slavery and how it took rights from the enlaved people. The document from Stanton at Seneca Falls in 1848 obviously is women’s' rights which expanded democratic ideals. You may also want to use her Declaration of Sentiments, which would be outside information, which always helps your score. Also, use education with Horace Mann, which is more outside information. There is also a document the supports education though I can't remember which one but it is quite clear. The Temperance movement (I can't remember the document letter, but it's a picture of men drinking with "steps") tried to control the public and restrict their freedoms of drinking, hence in did not expand democratic ideals. The picture is trying to show that alcohol tore families apart. Alcohol also made more accidents on the job and decreased production. The Nativists (American Party) did not want suffrage for immagrants whatsoever and this is in Doc. D, I believe, by William F.B. Morse. This doesn't expand ideals as well.

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