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Teaching Women and the Fight for Equality

Women and the Fight for Equality

In the 1830s, the Grimké sisters began giving talks about plantation life and slavery to audiences of men and women in northern towns and cities. Many people were shocked that these women were speaking to the public. It was just one of the ways that women lacked equal rights.

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Why did women begin to think about their rights in the 1800s?


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