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Enlightenment philosophers and reformers criticized the great inequalities that existed in society and believed that thought reason, a better society was possible. They called for social equality, abolition of slavery, prision reform, and improvements in education. What changes did reformers advocate to corect the faults of an industrialized society?

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  1. They advocated shorter work hours, safer working conditions, and abolition of child labor.

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