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    Most Successful Ante-Bellum Reform Movement

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    Defend which reform movement you feel was most successful in this antebellum America; identify significant writings, leaders, methods, and obstacles faced when working towards this goal.

    Your response must be at least 200 words in length. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying APA citations.

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    Hi - I think I can help you with that. As you know, we Brain Mass experts can't write your answer for you, but we can point you in what we think is the right direction. There were many reform movements in the ante-bellum period. However, if I were you, I would pick the anti-slavery movement as the one that was most successful, at least in the shortest amount of time. Slavery was abolished by Lincoln's "Emancipation Proclamation" in 1863 (only in those of the states still under rebellion) and then throughout the whole country with the passage and ratification of the 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution in 1865. The ...

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    The student's task was to argue that one of the ante-bellum reform movements was the most successful. That choice should be the anti-slavery movement for reasons explain in the response.

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