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 Grimke   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
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 Angelina Emily Grimke - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Angelina Emily Grimké (1805–1879) was an abolitionist and suffragette.
She was very close to her sister Sarah Moore Grimké.
After the failure of the cooperative, The Weld's and Sarah Grimke continued to successfully operate the boarding school.
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 3783. Anthony, Susan B. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
I never saw that great woman, Mary Wollstonecraft, but I have read her eloquent and unanswerable arguments in behalf of the liberty of womankind.
Angelina (1805-1879) and Sarah (1792- 1873) Grimke were passionate abolitionists and suffragists.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1816-1902) had been Anthony’s closest friend and colleague, working with her for decades on prosuffrage activism.
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 Leaders of the Early Women's Movement: Women's History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
GRIMKE, pronounced GRIHM kee, was the family name of two sisters who became abolitionists and pioneers in the women's rights movement in the United States.
Sarah and Angelina Grimke were born in Charleston, S.C. Their father, John F. Grimke, was a chief judge of South Carolina.
The Grimke sisters became active in the abolitionist movement during the mid-1830's.
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 Re: Arrabella ?, b. abt.1827 in SC, mother of Alice Edith Prioleau
Elizabeth Jane ALLEN was born 13 APR 1707 in Charles Town, South Carolina, and died 4 NOV 1734 in Berkeley, South Carolina.
Elizabeth SMITH was born 4 NOV 1724 in Charleston, South Carolina, and died 14 JUL 1725 in Charleston, South Carolina.
Elizabeth HARLESTON was born 1678 in Dublin, Ireland, and died 31 AUG 1720 in Charleston, South Carolina.
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 The Blackwell Family Papers (Library of Congress)
The Elizabeth Blackwell Papers contain extensive diaries, 1836-1908, family and general correspondence, and speeches and writings which document her efforts to open the medical profession to women in the United States and England.
Elizabeth Blackwell wrote widely on various aspects of medicine, and her papers include many of her published works unavailable elsewhere.
Emily Blackwell followed her sister Elizabeth into the medical profession and was a cofounder of the first woman's hospital staffed by female physicians in the United States.
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 National Women's Hall of Fame - Women of the Hall
Sarah and Angelina Grimke eloquently fought the injustices of slavery, racism and sexism during the mid-19th century.
As daughters of a prominent South Carolina judge and plantation owner, the Grimke sisters witnessed the suffering of slaves.
Through their examples and their words, the Grimke sisters proved that women could affect the course of political events and have a far-reaching influence on society.
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Though it was daring for women to speak out, the Grimke sisters became abolitionist speakers and encouraged other women to speak out in public as well.
As the Grimke sisters spoke out for the rights of enslaved African Americans, they and other women began thinking about their own rights.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton was another women who assisted in holding the first women's rights convention in Seneca Falls, New York.
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 John Rutledge - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
But, almost at once, he sailed back to Charleston to begin a fruitful legal career and to amass a fortune in plantations and slaves.
Three years later, he married Elizabeth Grimke, who eventually bore him 10 children, and moved into a townhouse, where he resided most of the remainder of his life.
That year, on behalf of Christ Church Parish, he was elected to the provincial assembly and held his seat until the American Revolution.
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 19c Women's Rights Movement   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
She helped organize the Seneca Falls Convention and create the “Declaration of Sentiments.” She traveled the country, giving speeches on women’s rights and slavery because she felt that everyone was equal and deserved to be treated that way.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton was amongst the women who were not allowed to attend the World Anti-Slavery Convention in London.
Elizabeth did not want to focus only on suffrage, she not only wanted to change laws regarding women, but also the way that society viewed women.
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 Journal of Women's History--THEORETICAL ISSUES   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Grimke was pastor of the Fifteenth Street Presbyterian Church in Washington, D.C., from 1878 to 1885 and again from 1889 to 1928.
Elizabeth Keckley presented her life story with no less authority than Swisshelm, but she was considerably less self-promoting.
The way the personal narratives of Jane Grey Swisshelm and Elizabeth Keckley were written, read, and interpreted testify to the degree to which both the narrators and their readers were conscious of the significance of race and gender in American life.
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In the late 1820s, Sarah and Angelina Grimke' traded their elite position as daughters of a prominent slaveholding family in Charleston, South Carolina, for a life dedicated to abolitionism and advocacy of women's rights in the north.
Elizabeth Peabody was a transcendentalist, teacher, author, and educational reformer.
Nellie Bly's "real name was Elizabeth Cochrane, and, before she was twenty-two, she was to make journalistic history, not only as a pioneer woman reporter but also as a great crusader." Not to mention her trip around the world in 72 days in 1889.
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Elizabeth Cady Stanton speaks of this same problem in the "Declaration of Sentiments." She says, "He has usurped the prerogative of Jehovah himself, claiming it as his right to assign for her a sphere of action, when that belongs to her conscience and to her God" (1899).
She, like Angelina Grimké, believed that woman is ruled only by God and that man has no power over her.
Here she is referring to verses by the apostle Paul such as I Corinthians 14:34, "Let your women keep silence in the church." This verse was used to keep women from holding high positions in the church.
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 Friends (Quakers) and Women
Elizabeth Gurney Fry, of the prominent British Quaker Gurney family.
She was internationally renowned for her work, and even today there are Elizabeth Fry Societies devoted to prison work.
Elizabeth Heyrick - anti-slavery activist and social reformer.
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 Womens Accounts : reflections on violence
The "Pastoral Letter of the General Association of Massachusetts to the Congregational Churches Under Their Care" is promulgated against women speaking in public against slavery, it is mainly directed against the Grimke sisters.
Lucretia Mott, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and other women barred from participating on account of their sex.
The Grimke sisters, now quite aged, and 42 other women attempt to vote in Massachusetts, their ballots are cast but ignored.
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 Women's Suffrage Advocates..Prior to 1900
They were born in Charleston, S.C. where their father John Faucheraud Grimke was a prominent lawyer and large slaveholder.
In 1840, at the World's Anti-Slavery Convention in London, to which both James and Lucretia Mott had been chosen delegates, the question of the equal participation of women in the proceedings of the convention came up, and after some discussion all women were excluded.
An American reformer and promoter of the woman's rights movement born at Johnstown, N.Y. She was educated at Johnstown and at Troy, N.Y., and married Henry B. Stanton (q.v.), the anti-slavery reformer.
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Although Elizabeth admitted that she became involved in the antislavery movement late, she claimed her "heart and judgment were always on the Antislavery side.
Elizabeth's devotion to antislavery extended to her sister, Sophia, and her family with Nathaniel Hawthorne.
Elizabeth worried that the time they spent in England had made them proslavery.
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 FGC: Sarah Douglass and Racial Prejudice within the Society of Friends   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Elizabeth Morey, daughter of Richard Morey and a Delaware Indian woman named Satterwait, had been a maid in the household of Nicholas Waln before her marriage, and attended meeting with the Walns.
After Sarah had returned to Philadelphia, and her younger brother Charles died of tuberculosis, Sarah wrote an account of how he had been wounded by the prejudice among Friends, and declared at the end of his life that he would like to go to meeting again if he could be spared the back bench.
When Angelina Grimké was asked to lecture for the American Anti-Slavery Society, and Sarah joined her as companion they did not consult the elders of Arch Street, who became increasingly disturbed by their subsequent notoriety.
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 Home Page
Elizabeth Chandler begun her abolitionist work in 1826.
Written by Catherine Beecher, the sister of Harriet Beecher Stowe, it was primary targeted at the Grimk
Elizabeth Stanton and Susan B. Anthony led the effort to gather 400,000 signatures.
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 Jill Elaine Hasday Footnotes
Grimke, supra note 180, at 91; see also id. at 95 ("Look at the unnatural tug upon [the] constitution [of a mother of six], her night watches, her sore vexations and trials and causes nameless and numberless, that wear away her life.
Grimke, supra note 180, at 94; see also id. at 96 ("Many so called wives, rise in the morning oppressed with a sense of degradation from the fact that their chastity has been violated, their holiest instincts disregarded,...
See Grimke, supra note 180, at 95 ("How often is [the pregnant woman] compelled by various considerations to yield to the unnatural embraces of her husband, and thus to endanger the very existence of her embryo babe.
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 Elizabeth Grosz
Marking a ground-breaking moment in the debate surrounding bodies and "body politics," Elizabeth Grosz's Space, Time and Perversion contends that only by resituating and rethinking the body will feminism and cultural analysis effect and unsettle the knowledges, disciplines and institutions which have controlled, regulated and managed the body both ideologically and materially.
Exploring the fields of architecture, philosophy, and--in a controversial way--queer theory, Grosz shows how these fields have conceptually stripped bodies of their specificity, their corporeality, and the vestigal traces of their production as bodies.
Feminist theory is thus bound to two kinds of goals, two commitments or undertakings that exist only in an uneasy and problematic relationship.
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 NARA - Educators and Students - Woman Suffrage and the 19th Amendment
When she assumes the place and tone of a man as a public reformer, her character becomes unnatural, and the way opened for degeneracy and ruin.
Narrator: In the 1850s, Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and Lucy Stone led a group of courageous women who plunged headlong into the fight for abolition and universal suffrage.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton wrote suffrage speeches while nursing her sixth child, a daughter who would continue her mother's work.
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 Letter to Elizabeth Cady Stanton
A resolution was there warmly discussed and at length adopted by a majority -- many members dissenting, "that it was time that woman should move in the sphere Providence assigned her, and no longer rest satisfied in the limits which corrupt custom and a perverted application of the Scriptures had placed her," and.
Sarah Moore Grimké (1792-1873) and her sister Angelina (1805-79) began speaking and writing against slavery and for woman's rights in Massachusetts shortly after Angelina Grimké's letter exhorting abolitionists to persevere was published in the Liberator on September 19, 1835.
LCM described as "inconsistent" the seating of Elizabeth Fry (1780-1845), a Quaker minister, and the philanthropist Harriet Elizabeth Georgiana Leveson-Gower, Duchess of Sutherland (1806-68), on the platform at the Exeter Hall meeting on June 24.
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 Rutledges & Related Lines: Index
Bedgood, Cyrus (N.m.n.) (marriage to Elizabeth (N.m.n.) Joiner Bedgood) (i2413)
Hardidge, Elizabeth (N.m.n.), Ashton (marriage to Colonel Henry (N.m.n.) Ashton) (i646), b.1677-d.1722
Haskew, Elizabeth (N.m.n.), Benson Treece (marriage to Wyant (N.m.n.) Treece) (i181)
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 Suffragettes and Women's Rights by Sanderson Beck
The Grimké sisters, Sarah and Angelina, who had left their South Carolina home and its slaves in 1828, joined the Quakers in Philadelphia and worked for the abolition of slavery and women's rights.
Elizabeth Cady was born in 1815, and her father was a judge.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton was the first woman to testify before a Joint Judiciary Committee of both legislatures in New York.
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 Feminism and Free Love
Sarah Grimke got a bit further in her efforts to write about the disappointments of marital sex for women, but she hid her essay "Marriage" away in her private papers, where it has only recently been found because she was unwilling to publish it.
Recall Angelina Grimke's and Theodore Weld's long, passionate, torturous correspondence in which they struggled to determine whether their feelings for each other were strong enough to risk marriage.
Elizabeth Blackwell, The Human Element in Sex, reprinted in Root of Bitterness: Documents in the Social History of American Women, ed.
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 PAL:The Women's Rights Movement
Bartlett, Elizabeth A. Liberty, Equality, Sorority: The Origins and Interpretation of American Feminist Thought: Frances Wright, Sarah Grimke, and Margaret Fuller.
At a time when women were not allowed to speak in public, Angelina and her sister, Moor Grimke, gave volunteered speeches.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton spoke out against slavery and in favor of women's right at the World"s Antislavery Convention, held in London.
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 Selected Harlem Renaissance Bibliographies
Unfortunately, the author’s single combined listing of primary and secondary sources makes the bibliography more confusing than it ought to be.
“Grimké, Angelina Weld (1880-1958).” Harlem Renaissance and Beyond: Literary Biographies of 100 Black Women Writers, 1900-1945.
The article on Grimké includes a bibliography documenting twenty primary and twenty-two secondary sources.
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 Welcome To Historic Charleston Foundation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
This house was built in 1763 by John Rutledge for his bride, Elizabeth Grimke’.
He had become embittered during his European travels by the contemptuous attitude for the British toward the colonists who they considered “backwoods.” He was elected to the provincial assembly in 1772, the year his father built this house.
Sarah Grimke’, who, with her sister Angelina, was active in the abolitionist and evangelical movements of the mid-19th century, was born there.
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