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Westward Expansion and Reform Movements
This paper looks at the growth of the reform movements of America (1820-1850).
# 107069 | 1,172 words | 1 source | MLA | 2008 | US

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The paper discusses the political reform movements that tried to shape the evolving American nation into a more compassionate society. The paper discusses the rise of evangelicalism, or popular religious Protestantism, that addressed concerns about slavery, the welfare of the most helpless members of society, such as the mentally ill and the imprisoned and the political influence of immigrants, women, African-Americans.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • "The Pre-Civil War Era 1820-1850." Sparknotes. Retrieved 22 May 2007 athttp://www.sparknotes.com/history/american/precivilwar/section9.rhtml

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