Outline--Reform Impulse

Outline--Reform Impulse - THE REFORM IMPULSE IN ANTEBELLUM...

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1THE REFORM IMPULSE IN ANTEBELLUM AMERICA Roots of Reform Key Causes of Reform Movements 1. 2. Expansion of White-Male Voting Rights Middle class people wanting to encourage temperance for the new voters 3. Middle-Class Concern w/ Widespread Social Problems 4. Belief that White Women Morally Superior Creates Opportunities for Female Reformers o Working class did have some influence on reforms o Reforms were a response to economic changes Abolitionist Movement American Colonization Society o Compensate the slave owners o Send slaves back overseas to Africa Freed blacks were not up to the tasks of being in America African American Abolitionists o Were not fans of Colonization o Raised in America, thought of themselves as Americans o David Walker – Appeal to the Colored Citizens of the World
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This note was uploaded on 03/28/2008 for the course HIST 105 taught by Professor Hatfield during the Spring '07 term at Texas A&M.

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