Dix wanted all to have the same rights and she did this by reforming against mentally ill, she thought that they were also human. She made the nation realize that mentally ill are people too. She wanted them to have the same life as everyone else and she had to work very hard for that. Also,she played a big role in the start of reform and she is of the most important people to live this planet. This impacted the history of the world by letting healthy people know that there are sick and dying people. Without this reform, there would be many dead people right now.