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The agitators : three friends who fought for abolition and women's rights / Dorothy Wickenden.

Author/creator Wickenden, Dorothy author.
Format Book and Print
EditionFirst Scribner hardcover edition.
Publication Info New York : Scribner, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc., 2021.
Copyright Notice ©2021
Descriptionxiv, 384 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
Subject(s)
Portion of title Three friends who fought for abolition and women's rights
Variant title 3 friends who fought for abolition and women's rights
Contents Part one: Provocations (1821-1852) -- A Nantucket inheritance (1833-1843) -- A young lady of means (1824-1837) -- Escape from Maryland (1822-1849) -- The Freeman trial (1846) -- Dangerous women (1848-1849) -- Frances goes to Washington (1848-1850) -- Martha speaks (1850-1852) -- Part two: Uprisings (1851-1860) -- Frances joins the railroad (1851-1852) -- Reading Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852-1853) -- Harriet Tubman's Maryland crusade (1851-1857) -- The race to the territory (1854) -- Bleeding Kansas, bleeding Sumner (1854-1856) -- Frances sells Harriet a house (1857-1859) -- Martha leads (1854-1860) -- General Tubman goes to Boston (1858-1860) -- The agitators (1860) -- Part three: War -- "No compromise" (1861) -- A nation on fire (1861-1862) -- "God's ahead of Master Lincoln" (1862) -- Battle hymns (1862) -- Harriet's war (1863) -- Willy Wright at Gettysburg (March-July 1863) -- A mighty army of women (1863-1864) -- Daughters and sons (1864) -- Part four: Rights (1864-1875) -- E pluribus unum (1864-1865) -- Retribution (1865) -- Civil disobedience (1865) -- Wrongs and rights (1865-1875).
Abstract Chronicles the revolutionary activities of Harriet Tubman, Frances Seward, and Martha Wright--friends and neighbors in Auburn, New York--discussing their vital roles in the Underground Railroad, abolition, and the early women's rights movement.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (pages 353-358) and index.
Issued in other formOnline version: Wickenden, Dorothy. Agitators. New York : Scribner, 2021 9781476760766
Genre/formBiography.
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Genre/formHistory.
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ISBN9781476760735 (hardcover)
ISBN147676073X (hardcover)
Stock numberSimon & Schuster, Order Dept 100 Front st, Riverside, NJ, USA, 08075 SAN 200-2442

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