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  • prison reform movement 
  • this is not fair we have $20 in debt and we get put in jail and cant pay it off
  • we have to take prisoners out of jail for having debt and make buildings for children to get help or adults who have debt.
  • Dix going to other jails to see how they run things
  • we need to change this now 
  • the beatings
  • Dix was trying to help there city in 1841 by not putting people in jail for debt and getting children help before they get in jail because medical hospitals were to expensive 
  • who is Dorothea Dix
  • Dix takes reports on the other jails in other states that she visited. now she knows there need to be a change with the prisoners. 
  • how Dorothea Dix got things to change 
  • people are getting put into jail for not paying $20 in debt then they get beat and this is that a case for only adults kids are even getting put in jail and getting beat
  • why the reform was needed
  • we need to have a change in all jails 
  • Dorothea Dix was born April 4, 1802 and died July 17, 1887. she was a famous nurse who believed people that have debt should not go to jail also people who are in jail should not be beat, and wanted to help the known wealthy people afford hospitals.
  • Dix traveled across many states taking reports on what the guards did and after she died on July 17, 1887 she in influenced people to change how the jails run things so no butting people in jail for debt and no beating people in jail. also tried to help poor to afford hospitals. 
  • Dix explained that the jails were loosing money beating all these people and taking to many people in for debt they don't have enough space. 
  • you influenced us enough that we will change the ways we run things
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