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9y ago

Dorothea Dix was an American activist on behalf of the indigent insane, who created the first generation of American mental asylums. She served as the Superintendent of Nurses during the Civil War.

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14y ago

Dorothea Dix worked towards gaining the humane treatment of the mentally ill. She was from Maine, where most of her actions took place. She got humane treatment of the mentally ill who were in jail, and also built Mentally Ill hospitals.

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15y ago

Dorothea Dix's controbution to society was to help the menally ill in Jails. Her controbution was also to help the soldiers in the Civil War, by being the Superinendent of nures.

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11y ago

She was a lobbyist.

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