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Gerda Lerner.

in The Grimké Sisters from South Carolina

September 2004; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 3372 words.

This chapter traces the events of Wednesday February 21, 1838, when people from all over Boston came to the State House. Groups of abolitionists had come from all over the surrounding area...

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Gerda Lerner.

in The Grimké Sisters from South Carolina

September 2004; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 6929 words.

The next dramatic events in the sisters's lives centered on the reaction to their activities in their home town, Charleston. The Charleston police warned their mother that Angelina wasn't...

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Gerda Lerner.

in The Grimké Sisters from South Carolina

September 2004; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 5336 words.

In 1836 the sisters moved to Boston after a time in New York. There they attended reform meetings, parlor meetings, and public meetings. Yet the sisters became conscious of a different...

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Gerda Lerner.

in The Grimké Sisters from South Carolina

September 2004; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 7811 words.

The sisters felt that they were being attacked for being women and abolitionists. It was Sarah, rather than Angelina, who should be credited with developing the first comprehensive feminist...

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Gerda Lerner.

in The Grimké Sisters from South Carolina

September 2004; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 6207 words.

This chapter talks about Thomas Weld and describes who he was and what part he played in the sisters's story. Angelina greatly admired Weld, more than platonically. But it was widely...

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Gerda Lerner.

in The Grimké Sisters from South Carolina

September 2004; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 5135 words.

This chapter describes the reception of the sisters' appearance before the Massachusetts Legislature as a fitting climax to their New England tour. They were hailed as both heroines and...

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Gerda Lerner.

in The Grimké Sisters from South Carolina

September 2004; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 7525 words.

After Angelina and Thomas Weld married, they returned immediately to work. They were determined to show that marriage would not lessen Angelina's involvement in reform activities. Their...

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Gerda Lerner.

in The Grimké Sisters from South Carolina

September 2004; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 7148 words.

The agents of the American Anti-Slavery Society achieved great things. The number of abolition societies more than doubled between 1835 and 1837. Petitioning was a huge part of their work....

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Gerda Lerner.

in The Grimké Sisters from South Carolina

September 2004; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 6467 words.

As the next decade began, the sisters could take only a theoretical interest in the events of the antislavery movement. Also, during the summer of 1841 Weld found himself in serious...

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Michael J. Crawford.

in The Having of Negroes Is Become a Burden

June 2010; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 908 words.

Thomas Nicholson (1715–1780), a prominent landowner, merchant, Quaker missionary, and author in Perquimans County addressed an open letter to his co-religionists a year before the Western...

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