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    Sojourner Truth Biography

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    Sojourner Truth was one of the few women to take a white man to court at the time. She went through countless beating as a child for not learning english. She had her feet frose in the winter a s punishment. She has marks from a severe beating for no reason. Truth endored and accomplished many things throughout her life like being separated from her family, cruel punishment, and fighting for the rights of others Sojourner Truth was separated from friends and family throughout her early life. First, she was born as Isabella Baumfree in approximately 1797 to her slave parents James and Elizabeth Baumfree, in Swartekill, New York. Second, it is believed that she may have had as many as 11 brothers and sisters. Third, In 1806 her family was separated…

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    Who is Sojourner Truth? Sojourner Truth changed the history for slavery. She was also an African-American abolitionist and women rights activist. Truth was born into slavery in Swartekill, New York. She was famous for her “Ain’t I a Woman” speech. She traveled the country often using her fearless voice to fight for human rights. Born Isabelle Baumfree in 1797, she was born to Jams and Elizabeth Baumfree in Swartekill, New York. She was born into slavery but historians estimated that was the…

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    Sojourner Truth Speech

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    Sojourner Truth gave her speech to address her views on women's rights and advocate equal rights of men and women everywhere. 2. The social conversations address the rights of African American women and how they should be the same as men. 3.The purpose of her speech is also the same as her motivation. She wanted to give her views on women's rights and wanted the rights of men and women to be equal. 4. The intended audience would be women and political figures that were against women's…

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    Sojourner Truth was a an African American abolitionist and women’s right activist. She was born in 1797, in Ritton , NY and she escaped with her infant daughter Sophia to freedom in 1826. After she went to court to recover her son in 1828 she became the first black woman to win a case against a white man. During the civil war in 1851 she had a speech that became widely known by the name of “Ain’t I a Women ?” Her speech was re-written in a stereotypical southern way. Truth was from…

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    Mandatory Journal Assignment #2 Biography Sojourner Truth was born around the 1797 in Ulster County, New York. Her story is one that shows not only character and commitment to the cause of feminism. The courage that she exhibited by breaking through the thick bonds of slavery and then fighting for abolition shows the extent to which Sojourner was an exceptional woman for the time that she lived in and also today. Sojourner Truth was originally born…

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    Sojourner Truth was a slave and was treated unfairly for most of her life. She was raised as a slave, and fought for women’s rights in the North and South. Mrs. Truth was a determined woman, and strived to achieve new women’s rights and have women’s rights noticed across the United States. She was treated like every other slave, and had no special place in the world because she was a woman. Sojourner Truth was forced to strain hard work to no end, was not treasured and treated like the white…

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    Sojourner Truth was an African-American woman who from the 1820s until the day she died, fought for emancipation and women’s rights. Before she was officially known as Sojourner Truth; the activist, she was Isabella Baumfree; the slave. In New York, Baumfree spent her young years as a slave where she was faced with many of the cruelties of this forced lifestyle. Her siblings were ripped away from her family and sold to other plantation owners. Eventually, this was Baumfree’s reality as well. At…

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    Sojourner Truth was a strong woman.She was a strong woman because she took a stand and gave a speech about her opinion. When she gave this speech she became known for it. she was sold at the age of nine as a slave in a slavery auction. Sojourner Truth is one of the toughest women. She took a stand for what she believed in and then gave a speech that made her famous. She was born into slavery but escaped with her daughter in 1826. She gave her speech in May of 1851 and gave the speech at the Ohio…

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    Also, she was a hero to blacks,slaves,and women. Sojourner motivated her people and women by writing that speech to let voices apprehend.Sojourner Truth delivered her most famous speech at a Women's Convention on May 29,1851.Truth was a powerful and independent woman. First, Sojourner Truth originated in seventeen-ninety seven,she originated inslavery.At nine years old, she was sold in a slave auction, during that time she was beaten with rods,and one time during the winter she did not have any…

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    former slave, Sojourner Truth. During the nineteenth century, white middle-class women generally did not care about the rights of freed African American women. But there was one woman who dared enter the white middle class world of feminism and she opened the door for many African American women. Sojourner Truth played a key role in the early feminist movement among African American women. Truth was born into slavery as Isabella Baumfree around 1797 in New York and owned by Colonel…

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