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Quaker struggle for the rights of women

Margaret H. Bacon

Quaker struggle for the rights of women

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Published by American Friends Service Committee in Philadelphia .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementan address by Margaret H.Bacon delivered at the annual meeting of thePasadona, California Regional Office of the American Friends Service Committee, September 7, 1974.
ContributionsAmerican Friends Service Committee.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13980921M


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The Contribution of Quaker Women to the Political Struggle for Abolition, Women's Rights, and Peace: From the Hicksite Schism to the American Friends Service Committee.

by Jody L. Cross-hansen (Author), Barbara Welter (Foreword)Author: Jody L. Cross-hansen. Alice Paul and the Fight for Women's Rights – QuakerBooks of FGC Here is the story of extraordinary leader Alice Paul, from the women's suffrage movement—the long struggle for votes for women—to the “second wave,” when women demanded full equality with men.

Paul made a significant impact on both. They were also outspoken feminists who became pioneers for women's rights in America. Recommended Reading: Rad American Women A-Z, White Allies in the Struggle for Racial Justice Alice Paul: One of the central figures in the fight to secure voting rights for women, Alice Paul's Quaker upbringing in Mount Laurel, NJ, heavily influenced her activism.

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Quakers were heavily involved in the 19th-century movement for women's rights in America; the landmark Seneca Falls Declaration was in large Quaker struggle for the rights of women book the work of Quaker women, and has numerous Quaker signatories, well out of proportion to the number of Quakers in American society at large.

The tradition of Quaker involvement in women's rights continued into the 20th and 21st centuries, with Quakers. There, along with Martha Coffin Wright and Mary Ann M’Clintock, they began to plan a convention on women’s rights.

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Author: Sadie Trombetta. Margaret Hope Bacon (born Margaret Hope Borchardt; April 7, – Febru ) was an American Quaker historian, author and is primarily known for her biographies and works involving Quaker women’s history and the abolitionist most famous book is her biography of Lucretia Mott, Valiant Friend, published in Susan B.

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The ministry of Quakers, men and women alike, has from the beginning always had social and political implications, even when addressing the most explicitly. a Quaker abolitionist who gave lectures in Philadelphia; called for temperance on alcohol, peace, worker's rights, and abolition; helped fugitive slaves and organized the Philadelphia Female Anti-Slavery Society; organized the Seneca Falls Convention.

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