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Chapter 8 Section 3 REFORMING SOCIETY Change People

2 FYI Society looked to the churches to fix problems of society

3 Temperance/Alcohol Problems a. poverty b. crime c. abuse d. disease

4 Why Drink West = isolation/loneliness East = social

5 Temperance Movement Alcohol is evil Hard Liquor = little beer and wine Maine= first prohibition law Option Law=each town decides-wet/dry Clay County, Alabama's Last No-Alcohol County, Votes Dry, Drinks Wet

6 Prison Problems a. Mentally ill/ Prisoners/ Orphans
b. Mineshafts, Cages, Abandoned buildings

7 Improvements a. Rehabilitate b. Solitary Confinement c. Silence on work crews

8 Problems Education a. Educated public b. Trained teachers/ministers c. Rural children=no attend school d. One room for all ages

9 Improvements Trained teachers b. Double salary c. Mandatory attendance d. Reading, writing, arithmetic

10 Women’s Education a. Girls boarding school= Emma Willard b. Mary Lyon High School Women only c. Elizabeth Blackwell= 1st. Medical degree

11 Women’s Rights 1. Problems Property b. World is dangerous c. True Womanhood

12 Improvements a. Margaret Fuller = Equality b. Lucretia Mott and Elizabeth C. Stanton= Seneca Falls Convention c. Laws = women get property

13 General Idea of Something Taught/Learned
GIST General Idea of Something Taught/Learned _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ 6. _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ 11. _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ 16. _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ ****Using only 20 words, you are to summarize the social reform movements. A date (January 10, 1831) and a proper noun (person’s name, organization)= 1 blank

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