Reform Movements 1800s

Reform Movements 1800s

The nineteenth century was a time for social reform in the United States. Some historians have even labeled the period from 1830 to 1850 as the “Age of Reform.” Women, in particular, played a major role in these changes. Key movements of the time fought for women’s suffrage, limits on child labor, abolition, temperance, and prison reform.

Explore key reform movements of the 1800s with this curated collection of classroom resources.


5 - 8


Social Studies, U.S. History, World History