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Among the new faces in the later antebellum period was Susan B. Before the Civil War, she seems to have focused more on issues of African American freedom than womens rights. Among the most famous female activists were the Grimke sisters, Angela and Sarah. Some women published works in more literary genres, such as fiction.

Oberlin was one of the few placed at which African American women could receive an education. Both temperance and abolition were actually closely, if indirectly, related to the cause of feminism. She missed her husband and her son terribly during their long absences from the plantation. This border had never been clearly defined and thus was disputed by both sides.

Even Uncle Tom's

After Douglass speech, the convention voted in favor of the articles calling for womens right to vote. Even Uncle Tom's Cabin, despite Harriet Beecher Stowe's intentions to encourage abolitionist ideals, depicts the South in a very genteel light. Nancy and James began life together with few worldly goods, and throughout their marriage, the couple struggled to become financially secure. Three, however, graduated with B.

After Douglass speech the convention voted

Despite criticism from numerous sources, the womens rights movement grew. Usually, women of the wealthier planter class from this period in history command our attention. Thus, they also became activists for womens rights. For personal use and not for further distribution. Other mistresses expressed outright contempt for their slaves.

They used the American Declaration of Independence as their model. Some, such as Elizabeth and Emily Blackwell, were able to circumvent conventions somewhat, and study medicine. Even today there are those who believe it might have been the best way to run the country.