Era of reform

Exhibits: Factory workers, Dorothea Dix, Harriet Tubman, and Overview

Factory workers were whipped and treated very poorly. If children were late they tied a weight around their neck. Workers would have to work long shifts in dirty rooms
Dorothea Dix made prison life safer. Before, prisoners lived in small dirty rooms. In tax prison you could not make up what you owed. Dorothea Dix made it to where prisoners where cared for.
Harriet Tubman was an underground railroad conductor. The underground railroad was was series of routes that allowed slaves to get to a free state. Railroad conductors would help the slaves get to safe houses.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony played a part in the women's suffrage movement. They helped organized the Seneca Falls convention. They were both also abolitionist fighting for slaves.
There were many reforms that happened in this era. There was the education reform, the prison reform, women's rights and suffrage reform, factory reform, and the slavery reform.
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