LUCRETIA MOTT (1793 - 1880)
"The world has never yet seen a truly great and virtuous nation because in the degradation of woman the very fountains of life are poisoned at their source."
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Abolitionist. Travelling minister. Campaigner for Minority and Women's rights.
school and prison reforms, temperance, peace, and religious tolerance
She and her husband followed Elias Hicks in the "Great Separation" of 1827, opposing the more evangelical and orthodox branch.
Tales of slave ships.
Nantucket was a Quaker stronghold. Men life at sea. Women ran the island. All people are equal. Society of Friends. Teacher. Married James Mott. Abololitionist.
1838 Philadelphia Hall for Free Speech. Three day anti-slavery rally. Hall was burned to the ground. Take us to the Mott House. Anti-Slavery Conventions of American Women.
1840. Women not allowed. 1848.
Declaration of Sentiments. The Seneca Falls Convention.