How Did The Reform Movements That Occur During The Antebellum Reform Movement?

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Antebellum Reform Before the reform movements, people were all treated differently, people didn't have the same rights as each other, such as women, slaves, and people who had different beliefs. After time passed by, Reform movements began to occur and it began to change things, people started to stand up for what they believe in and their rights. However, Reform Movements in American society during the Antebellum years were not just limited to the Abolition of Slavery. The Education Reform Movement was to make education was available for more people and they wanted to train the young to be informed responsible citizens, the Religion Reform Movement was to let any religion group have their own goals they wanted to fulfill, the Women Rights…show more content…
Anthony, Elizabeth Blackwell, and Amelia Bloomer. Elizabeth Cady Stanton was a suffragette who organized the first convention for women's rights in Seneca, New York 1848. The National Woman Suffrage Association fought for women's equality in courts and workplaces, including the right to vote. Susan B. Anthony who was a Quaker, and was a militant lecturer for women's rights. Susan B. Anthony was a brave and strong woman who had the belief that women and men should have the same rights and be equal. She fearlessly fought for her rights even if she exposed herself to vulgar epithets and to rotten garbage. She became a strong advocate that her followers were called “Suzy Bs.” Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell was another pioneer, woman to fight for a change in women's rights. She was the first female graduate of a medical college, even after it was a forbidden career for women. Amelia Bloomer was a leader in the women's suffrage movement. She was a female reformer who promoted short skirts and trousers as a replacement for restrictive women's clothing. She wanted to revolutionize women's clothing through to modified trousers under slightly shorter skirts. The women who were fighting for women's rights all met at Seneca Fall, New York at a convention called the “Seneca Falls Convention.” There they wrote the Declaration of Sentiments, which tried to get women the right to vote. The Declaration Of Sentiments declared that “all men and women are created
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