Essays Tagged: "Dorothea Dix"

Age of Reform.

ques such as emerging them in ice water or drawing high amounts of blood from them were often used. Dorothea Dix was the leader of the fight against these institutions. Through her efforts, the moveme ...

(3 pages) 78 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

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ced with Eur. Practices, capital offenses reduced, and punishments such as whipping were abolished.*Dorothea Dix: her reports on asylums resulted in improved conditions and the new concept that the de ...

(5 pages) 76 1 4.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Age of Reform

of Common Man." Many people have contributed to this, ordinary people, like you and me, people like Dorothea Dix and Harriet Tubman. Those two people weren't afraid to state their opinions and actuall ... eople on the track of equality and opened people's eyes to what cruelty was going on toward others. Dorothea Dix and Harriet Tubman helped many people and are renowned for it now. Dix opened eyes ever ...

(2 pages) 25 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Dorothea Dix- Biography

Dorothea Dix- BiographyDorothea Dix was a woman who contributed much to the advancement of the women ... risons, hospitals for insane people, and was also the head of the women nurses during the civil war.Dorothea Lynde Dix was born on April 4, 1802 in Hampden, Maine. She grew up in a "non existent" fami ... were born. At age twelve, it was deemed that her parents could not take care of the children and so Dorothea's grandmother took them in to live at the Dix Mansion in Boston.Dix traveled thousands of m ...

(2 pages) 33 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

History of Mental Health in America

nts in mental health services in the United States (U of T Library). The first reformers, including Dorothea Dix and Horace Mann imported the idea that mental illness could be treated by moving the in ...

(6 pages) 297 2 4.9 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Alittle about Dorthea "Dragon" Dix

Dorthea Dix was born in 1802 and died in 1887. She was social reformer who helped to improve the conditions ... rejudices and convinced her peers that women could do the job exceptionally. She was called "Dragon Dix" for her strict and opposing ways. Dix imposed a dress code for the women during wartimes. She t ... n during wartimes. She took 3,000 women nurses under her wing and remarkably improved army nursing. Dix also went to the liberties of obtaining medical supply through private sources when the governme ...

(1 pages) 20 0 3.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Harriet Tubman and Dorothea Dix

o change the course of man. Indeed, two individuals who have done just this were Harriet Tubman and Dorothea Dix. They both had done many great things in their lives and affected the society in a good ...

(3 pages) 14 0 0.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

American Institutional And Prison Reformation Of T

risons in the 1800s undoubtedly consist in the Auburn and Pennsylvania systems and social reformer, Dorothea Dix. During this time in America, the concept of imprisonment came upon with profound relig ... space 2. Housed too few prisoners 3. Did not allow for group work or living. (Secure Corrections 4).Dorothea Lynde Dix was born on April 4, 1802 in Hampden, Maine. Her father, Joseph, was a traveling ...

(5 pages) 36 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

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r paper.ReferencesDix, D. (2006, April 4). "I Tell What I Have Seen"-The Reports of Asylum Reformer Dorothea Dix. Retrieved from US National Library of Medicine: ... 23, 2012, from AllPsych Online:, D. G. (n.d.). Miss Dorothea Dix. Retrieved 10 23, 2012, from http://www.disabilitymuseum.o ...

(4 pages) 0 0 0.0 Dec/2012

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

prison reform

ut the prison reform in the 1800's, she would be the one you would find the most information about. Dorothea Dix was born in April 4, 1802. She was born in Hampden, Maine and was the oldest of three c ... "Treating the mentally ill as criminals rather than patients 'is to condemn them to mental death'," Dorothea Dix said this. This report convinced the state of Massachusetts to improve prison condition ...

(3 pages) 1 0 0.0 Aug/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers