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Department
History
Course
HIS263Y1
Professor
Heidi Bohaker
Semester
Winter

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18:04 The Age of Reform Ida Whipple 1910, 17 year old in St. John, NB won a prize from the St. John board of trade for essay Busy East essay on civic improvement called for a better public library, better playground, better policing, better chemistry equipment, prohibition of alcohol, more experts running the government represented the broader trends of the period the essay is very typical of the age in a great age of reform 1880s-1920s, Canadians and north Americans were very taken up with reform there were a number of groups addressing issues that they thought were emerging in industrial Canada the typical reformer championed several causes These reformers existed in an international network of ideas The typical reformer was white, middle-class and protestant The practical solutions to the problems were typically described in very broad terms Many saw reform as a grand project to regenerate society and the human soul They described th
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