Victorian Tweets: Social Movements

A lot of political and social movements use Twitter to launch and house their campaigns. Most recently, the #MeToo movement exposed the chronic sexual harassment of women in the workplace.

The Victorians were enthusiastic about their social causes. Despite the many contradictions of Victorian life, Abolitionists and Temperance Unionists used publications, newspapers, lecture series, and advertising campaigns to raise the public profile and awareness of their causes.

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