Secondary Sources- Are sources (articles or books) that provide an interpretation of a primary source or set of primary sources
Examples: books, journal articles, sites like American Yawp, but also podcasts and documentaries.
Your Assignment (Jenrich)
How can you locate information (primary and secondary sources) to help you evaluate to what extent the reform movements of the antebellum period helped, as well as hindered, the quest for freedom in the United States?
temperance movement, teetotalism,
prison and/or asylum reform
women’s rights, suffrage
creating public school systems
limits on child labor/ growth of labor unions
Magdalene societies (1830s and 1840s) to rehabilitate prostitutes and discourage male solicitation
Animal Rights - anti cruelty laws
To Search Subjects think of structures like this:
Insane -- Committment and detention -- 19th century.
Status of women -- United States -- 19th century.
Mentally ill women -- Treatment -- United States -- History -- 19th century.