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The Grimké Sisters from South CarolinaPioneers for Women's Rights and Abolition$
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Gerda Lerner

Print publication date: 2004

Print ISBN-13: 9780807855669

Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: July 2014

DOI: 10.5149/9780807868096_lerner

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The Grimké Sisters from South Carolina
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Gerda Lerner

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University of North Carolina Press
DOI:10.5149/northcarolina/9780807855669.003.0001

This chapter traces the events of Wednesday February 21, 1838, when people from all over Boston came to the State House. Groups of abolitionists had come from all over the surrounding area to hear a woman address a Committee of the Legislature of the State of Massachusetts. This woman was Angelina Grimké. The Grimké sisters recognised that this was the beginning of a new era.

Keywords:   Angelina Grimké, Boston, State House, abolitionists

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