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The Grimké Sisters: The First American Women Advocates of Abolition and Woman"s Rights

by Catherine H. Birney

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Published by C. T. Dillingham .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL23528800M
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Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Grimke Sisters: Sarah and Angeline Grimke the First American Women Advocates of Abolition and Woman's Rights by Catherine H. Birney (, Trade Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products! Sarah Grimke helped pioneer the antislavery and women’s rights movements in the United States. The daughter of a South Carolina slave-holder, she began as an advocate for the abolition of slavery, but was severely criticized for the public role she assumed in support of the abolitionist movement. In Letters on the Equality of the Sexes, and the Condition of Woman (), Grimke defended the.

'Sarah Moore Grimké and Angelina Emily Grimké, known as the Grimké sisters, were 19th-century Southern American Quakers, educators and writers who were the first American women advocates of abolition and woman's rights. The Grimké sisters Sarah and Angelina Grimké, the first American women advocates of abolition and woman's rights / by: Birney, Catherine H. Published: () Shaping America. Published: () The emancipation of Angelina Grimké.

The Seneca Falls Convention was the first women's rights convention. It advertised itself as "a convention to discuss the social, civil, and religious condition and rights of woman". Held in Seneca Falls, New York, it spanned two days over July , A more widespread effort in support of women’s rights began to emerge in the s. Women and men joined the antislavery movement in order to free enslaved Africans. While men led antislavery organizations and lectured, women were not allowed to hold these positions.


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Start your review of The Grimké Sisters Sarah and Angelina Grimké: the First American Women Advocates of Abolition and Woman's Rights Write a review Drick rated it liked it review of another edition/5. Two early and prominent activists for abolition and women’s rights, Sarah Grimke () and Angelina Grimke Weld () were raised in the cradle of slavery on a plantation in South Carolina.

The Grimke sisters, as they were known, grew to despise slavery after witnessing its cruel effects at a young age. This book, written at the end of the 19th century, a few years after they died, gives a clear picture of the lives of these two pioneer sisters from Charleston, SC who were the first American women to become advocates of Abolition and Woman's a Rights.4/5(25).

Excerpt from The Grimké Sisters: Sarah and Angelina Grimké, the First American Women Advocates of Abolition and Woman's Rights Childhood of Sarah, 7. Practical teachings, 9. Teaching slaves, Sarah a godmother, Their mother, About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic booksCited by: 9.

The Grimké Sisters, Sarah and Angelina Grimké: The First American Women Advocates of Abolition and Woman's Rights. (Ebook). Project Gutenberg, Accessed Ap Grimké, Angelina Emily. Appeal to Christian Women of the South. New York: American Anti-Slavery Society, Todras, Ellen. Angelina Grimké: Voice of Abolition.

The Grimké SistersSarah and Angelina Grimké: the First American Women Advocates ofAbolition and Woman's Rights (no rating) 0 customer reviews Author: Created by. Sarah Moore Grimké (Novem – Decem ) was an American abolitionist, widely held to be the mother of the women's suffrage movement.: xxi Born and reared in South Carolina to a prominent, wealthy planter family, she moved to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in the s and became a Quaker, as did her younger sister Angelina.

The sisters began to speak on the abolitionist. Even though Sarah Moore Grimké was shy, she often spoke in front of large crowds with her sister Angelina.

The two sisters became the first women to speak in front of a state legislature as representatives of the American Anti-Slavery Society. They also became active writers and speakers for women’s rights. Biographer Catherine H.

Birney in her book Sarah and Angelina Grimke: The First American Women Advocates of Abolition and Women’s Rights relates what happened next: “ By the time the Convention was over, the sisters, and portions of their history, had become so well known to abolitionists, that the leaders felt they had secured.

Angelina married a fellow abolitionist and reformer, Theodore Weld, and they eventually founded a progressive school, Eagleswood, in New Jersey. Sarah Grimké, who also married, taught at the school, and the sisters kept busy publishing articles and books focused on the causes of ending slavery and promoting women's rights.

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THE GRIMKÉ SISTERS SARAH AND ANGELINA GRIMKÉ THE FIRST AMERICAN WOMEN ADVOCATES OF ABOLITION AND WOMAN'S RIGHTS By CATHERINE H. BIRNEY "The glory of all glories is the glory of self-sacrifice." The Grimke sisters; Sarah and Angelina Grimke, the first American women advocates of abolition and woman's rights, by Catherine H.

Birney Greenwood Press Westport, Conn Australian/Harvard Citation. Abolitionist and Women’s Rights Activist The first woman to address a state legislature (Massachusetts in ), Angelina Grimke fearlessly traveled across New York and New England, speaking out against slavery at a time when women were scarcely seen and never heard in the public arena.

In order to lecture about this sensitive issue she had to first fight for her right, as a woman, to. Add tags for "The Grimké sisters; Sarah and Angelina Grimké, the first American women advocates of abolition and woman's rights,". Be the first.

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Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your :   Abolitionist and feminist Sarah Moore Grimké and her sister Angelina were the first women to testify before a state legislature on the issue of rights for Black people. The Grimké Sisters Sarah and Angelina Grimké: the First American Women Advocates of Abolition and Woman's Rights Language: English: LoC Class: E History: America: Revolution to the Civil War () Subject: Grimké, Sarah Moore, Subject: Grimké, Angelina Emily, Subject: Women's rights -- United States -- History.

Buy THE GRIMKE SISTERS, SARAH AND ANGELINA GRIMKE. THE FIRST AMERICAN WOMEN ADVOCATES OF ABOLITION AND WOMAN'S RIGHTS by Catherine H Birney (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. She and her sister Sarah both became abolitionist speakers throughout New England, sparking new discussions (and controversies) about women's rights as well as abolition.

In FebruaryAngelina addressed the Massachusetts State Legislature, defending the abolition movement and women's rights to petition and becoming the first American woman.The Grimké Sisters Sarah and Angelina Grimké The First American Women Advocates of Abolition and Woman's Rights.

This edition features a linked Table of Contents. CONTENTS CHAPTER I. Childhood of Sarah, 7. Practical teachings, 9. Teaching slaves, Sarah a godmother, Their mother, CHAPTER II. Thirst for knowledge, Religious.The Grimké sisters Sarah and Angelina Grimké, the first American women advocates of abolition and woman's rights / by: Birney, Catherine H.

Published: () Walking by faith: the diary of Angelina Grimké, / by: Grimké, Angelina Emily, Published: ().