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The agitators : three friends who fought for abolition and women's rights / Dorothy Wickenden.

Wickenden, Dorothy, (author.).

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  • ISBN: 147676073X
  • ISBN: 9781476760735
  • Physical Description: xiv, 384 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2021.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Part one: Provocations (1821-1852) -- A Nantucket inheritance (1833-1843) -- A young lady of means (1824-1837) -- Escape from Maryland (1822-1849) -- The Freeman trial (1846) -- Dangerous women (1848-1849) -- Frances goes to Washington (1848-1850) -- Martha speaks (1850-1852) -- Part two: Uprisings (1851-1860) -- Frances joins the railroad (1851-1852) -- Reading Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852-1853) -- Harriet Tubman's Maryland crusade (1851-1857) -- The race to the territory (1854) -- Bleeding Kansas, bleeding summer (1854-1856) -- Frances sells Harriet a house (1857-1859) -- Martha leads (1854-1860) -- General Tubman goes to Boston (1858-1860) -- The agitators (1860) -- Part three: War -- "No compromise" (1861) -- A nation on fire (1861-1862) -- "God's ahead of Master Lincoln" (1862) -- Battle hymns (1862) -- Harriet's war (1863) -- Willy Wright at Gettysburg (March-July 1863) -- A mighty army of women (1863-1864) -- Daughters and sons (1864) -- Part four: Rights (1864-1875) -- E pluribus unum (1864-1865) -- Retribution (1865) -- Civil disobedience (1865) -- Wrongs and rights (1865-1875).
Summary, etc.:
Chronicles the revolutionary activities of Harriet Tubman, Frances Seward, and Martha Wright--friends and neighbors in Auburn, New York--discussing their vital roles in the Underground Railroad, abolition, and the early women's rights movement.
Subject: Tubman, Harriet, 1822-1913.
Wright, Martha Coffin, 1806-1875.
Seward, Frances Adeline, 1844-1866.
Tubman, Harriet, 1822-1913.
Wright, Martha Coffin, 1806-1875.
Women abolitionists > New York (State) > Auburn > Biography.
Underground Railroad > New York (State) > Auburn.
Antislavery movements > New York (State) > Auburn.
Women's rights > United States > History > 19th century.
Auburn (N.Y.) > History > 19th century.
HISTORY / Women.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women.
HISTORY / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877).
Antislavery movements.
Underground Railroad.
Women abolitionists.
Women's rights.
New York (State) > Auburn.
United States.
Genre: Biography.
Biographies.
History.
Biographies.

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