Reform Timeline

Timeline created by jacyshank
  • The Second Great Awakening Begins

    This was an establishment of many reform movements. This was a religious reform.
  • Emma Willard Establishes A School For Women

    Emma Willard created a school where girls would have the same opportunities as the boys did. This was a women's right movement.
  • The Mormon Religion Founded

    People started converting to the new religion, founed by Joseph Smith. This was a religious reform.
  • Garrison Begins to Print "The Liberator"

    "The Liberator" was a newspaper in America that was aginst slavery, and wanted it to be abolished. It was an abolition movement.
  • The Nat Turner Uprising

    This was when Nat Turner, a slave, killed sixty white men. This was an abolition movement.
  • Horace Mann Becomes Superintendent of Massachusetts Schools

    Horace Mann took on a big role and took charge in Massachusetts when the education of children was at a weak spot. This was a religious reform.
  • Fredrick Douglas Escapes Slavery

    Fredrick Douglas was disguised as a salior and he got on a train headed north to escape from slavery. This was an abolition movement, and a religious reform.
  • Brooks Farm Founded

    This was a place where work was balanced with leisure and labor for a better economy. This was Abolition movement.
  • Thoreau Writes "Civil Disobedience"

    In the "Civil Disobedience" its main focus was why ment obey to the government law even when they think it is unjustice. This was a religious reform.
  • Dorothea Dix Begins Her Work

    Dorothea Dix started to help out the mentally ill, and get them the facilities that were needed for them instead of being put in prisions. This was a religious reform.
  • Margaret Fuller writes "Women in the 19th Century"

    A piece of literature trying to get women's rights. This was a women's rights movement.
  • Neil Dow passes the Maine Law

    This was a law that prohibited the manufacture and sale of liquor. This was a religious reform.
  • The Seneca Falls Convention

    Women got together, and had a meeting. The main focus of the meetings was womens rights. This was a women's rights movement.
  • Married Women's Property Act Passed

    This allowed women to be able to own property, not just men. This was a women's rights movement.
  • Harriet Tubman Escapes & Works The Undergound Railroad

    Harriet Tubman helped smuggle slaves up north and into Canada, where they would be free from slavery. This was an abolition movement.
  • Amelia Bloomer begins to publish "The Lily"

    This was a newpaper focused on women's rights. This was a women's rights movement.
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe writes "Uncle Tom's Cabin"

    This was an anti-slavery novel, trying to abolish slavery. This was an abolition movement.
  • The 13th Amendment

    The 13th Amendment outlaws slavery in the United States. This was a abolition movement, and a significant work of literature.
  • The 18th Amendment

    The 18th Amendment prohibited the sale, transport, import, and export of alcholic beverages. This was a significant work of literature.
  • The 19th Amendment

    The 19th Amendment gives women the right to vote. This was a women's rights movement, and a significant work of literature.