Ain't I a Woman?

Ain't I a Woman?

Ain't I a Woman? is the name given to a speech, delivered extemporaneously, by Sojourner Truth, (1797–1883), born into slavery in New York State. Some time after gaining her freedom in 1827, she became a well known anti-slavery speaker. Her speech was delivered at the Women's Convention in Akron, Ohio, on May 29, 1851, and was not originally known by any title.

Sojourner Truth

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

STANDARDS:
RI.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RI.8 - Evaluate Argument, RI.2 - Main Ideas

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

1,2,4
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