In 1821, the first women's college was created. Before this time, only men were allowed to go to college for an education. Willard's Troy Female Seminary was one of the first colleges who accepted women.
In the Common School Movement, everyone was able to get an education. Schools began training schools for a proper education. Lastly, the school year and budget were increased.
People began to take an action to end slavery, especially for African Americans. Some abolitionists went on speaking tours while some wrote newspaper. Many relied on free African Americans to spread literature on ending slavery themselves.