Dorothea Dix

NOUN
  1. United States social reformer who pioneered in the reform of prisons and in the treatment of the mentally ill; superintended women army nurses during the American Civil War (1802-1887)
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How To Use Dorothea Dix In A Sentence

  • In the mid-nineteenth century, Dorothea Dix began to campaign for humane treatment of the mentally ill.
  • Dorothea Dix was born in Hampden, Maine, the daughter of an alcoholic Methodist preacher who was the black sheep of a wealthy merchant family.
  • In the mid-nineteenth century, Dorothea Dix began to campaign for humane treatment of the mentally ill.
  • In the mid-nineteenth century, Dorothea Dix began to campaign for humane treatment of the mentally ill.
  • In the mid-nineteenth century, Dorothea Dix began to campaign for humane treatment of the mentally ill.
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