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Finding a Better Way: Reform Movements of the 19th Century

Reform CoverStudents learn about some of the social, political, and cultural developments in 19th-century New York State and the consequences of those developments.

Learning goals:
-Know and understand four of the major reform movements that took place in New York State in the 19th century
-Become familiar with some of the participants in these movements, the methods they used to create change, and how and why these changes took place
-Write an essay describing these reform movements and how they are an essential part of our culture and society

Publication Date: July 2007

Number of pages: 20 (teacher guide - 5; student DBQ - 15)

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