Social Movements of the 1800s

Social Movements of the 1800’sPurpose:HLQ:There are several social movements of significance of the 1800’s. Temperance, Abolition, Women’s Rights, reform of of the penal system are examples. Write 400 words on one of these pointing out why it is significant and who the leaders of the movement were.
Interesting sources:
http://faculty.uml.edu/sgallagher/SenecaFalls.htm (Seneca Falls-Women’s Rights)http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/aaohtml/exhibit/aopart3.html (Abolition)http://abolition.nypl.org/home/ (Abolition of international slave trade is the focus of this detailed presentation.)http://abolition.nypl.org/home/ (This is a link to extracts from William Wilberforce’s abolition speech in 1789. One should observe that accounts of the same event often differ and may indeed be influenced by a political agenda.)