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19 Cards in this Set

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Angelina Emily Grimke
Spoke out against slavery. Men who didn't like her ideas called her Devilina.
Ran a school with her sister Sarah where they tried to teach fairness and equality
Henry Blackwell
Married Lucy Stone, but let her be an equal partner and keep her name. His sister Elizabeth was the first woman doctor.
Harriet Tubman
Known as "Moses leading her people" as she led over 300 slaves to freedom through the underground railroad.
Fredrick Douglas
Escaped slave and abolitionist who spoke at women's rights meetings. He wrote his autobiography.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Organized womens rights movement in July 1848 in Seneca Falls, NY. Responsible for introduction of Woman's Suffrage amendment to US constitution adopted in 1920. Wouldn't promise to "obey" her husband at her wedding.
Susan B. Anthony
Teacher. Spoke at a meeting of teachers about womens rights. Helped lead the women's rights movement. Her partner was Elizabeth Cady Stanton. She gave Stanton's speeches.
Sarah Mour Grimke
Southern woman who spoke out about slavery. Started school with her sister about ideas about fairness and equality.
Anne Hutchinson
A puritan woman with stong questioning ideas. She spoke out and people listened. This disturbed the leaders of the community
Abigail Adams
A strong woman and the wife of John Adams. Wrote the "Remember the Ladies" letter to her husband.
Elizabeth Blackwell
First woman to go to medical school
Lucy Stone
Wanted to read her college graduation essay. Spoke to Massachusetts Legislature about women's rights. Married Henry Blackwell, but kept her name and identity. Founded the Women's Journal
Lucretia Mott
Friends with Elizabeth Cady Stanton. Helped organize convention in Seneca Falls. Dedicated 50 years of her life to winning freedom for slaves and for women from their inferior status
Dorothea Dix
Lonely child who grew up to help the mentally ill and improve mental asylums.
Julia Ward Howe
With her husband Samuel Gridley Howe worked to abolish slavery. She was very outspoken. She wrote poem "Battle Hymn of the Republic." President of the New England Woman Suffrage Association.
Amelia Bloomer
Editor of a temperance (against alcohol) newspaper.l She said women should change from dresses to pants. She introduced Elizabeth Cady Stanton to Susan B. Anthony
Julia Archibald Holmes
She was a rebel who wanted to do everything men did. Joined a wagon train of people in search of gold, she hiked up Pikes Peak. Became a writer for the New York Tribune and was active in women's suffrage movement.
Sojourner Truth
Former slave. Born Isabella Baumfree, but changed her name to Sojourner Truth. Influenced people with her powerful speeches against slavery and in favor of equal rights. She couldn't read.
William Lloyd Garrison
Abolitionist. Worked to abolish slavery. After slavery was abolished, he helped women's rights movement.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
She wrote Uncle Tom's Cabin, a famous book against slavery. She had seven children,