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Antoinette Brown Blackwell

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Transcript of Antoinette Brown Blackwell

Birth & Family
Antoinette was born on May 20, 1825 in Heriretta, NY. She was the youngest of 7 children and born to Joseph Brown and Abigail (Abby) Morse.
Education
She was highly recognized as smart at the young age of 3 years. Brown spent four years of teaching to get the money for college, she was rejected many times but one faithful day Orberlin College accepted her into their school in Ohio in 1846 and she met her lifetime friend, Lucy Stone. A year later (1847) she had recived her bachelors degree after she completed her literary course.
She and Woman's Rights
Brown was influenced by Lucy to get into women's rights. She also didn't approve of the ways of slavery in the US. She soon left to go to New York City to undertake in charitable work. She had to work in the slums and give out lectures to raise money for the charity. Brown also visited Worcester, Massachusetts to attend the first official National Woman's Rights Convention.
In the fall of 1852 she got invited to the Church in South Butler,NY. On a fall day, September 15,1853 she declared that she was the first woman in a regular protestant deonmination in the US. Way later she wrote and published a book called 'Sexes Throughout Nature' in 1875.
Last Actions
She recived a Master's degree in 1878 she also orginized a religion and was recongized as prime minister. In 1908 she recived her Doctorals degree. 1920 was the year she was the only one to participate to in the Woman's Right Convention in Worcester, Massachusetts to see the 19th Amendment being passed giving women the right to vote.
Careers of Her's
She decided to put those years at college to use and take on a career as an independent lecturer. She spoke about woman's rights in her hometown, Ohio and also in Pennsylvanina and parts of New England.
Antoinette Brown Blackwell
Death
She died at the age of 96 in Elizabeth, New Jersey. November 5, 1921.
Credits:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antoinette_Brown_Blackwell
www.anb.org/articles/15/15-00064.html
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