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A Revolutionary Woman: Elizabeth Freeman and the Abolition of Slavery in the North

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Delve into the inspiring tale of courage and determination in "A Revolutionary Woman: Elizabeth Freeman and the Abolition of Slavery in the North." Set against the backdrop of post-Revolutionary America, this biography unfolds the remarkable life of Elizabeth Freeman, an enslaved widow in Massachusetts who seized the promise of the new state constitution proclaiming liberty and equality for all. With the strategic partnership of a young lawyer, Theodore Sedgwick, Freeman's groundbreaking lawsuit not only won her freedom but also set a precedent that helped end slavery in the North. This book goes beyond her legal triumph, exploring her profound impact on the Sedgwick household, where she became an indispensable figure and a nurturing foster mother to Sedgwick’s children, influencing generations. Scheduled for release on February 14, 2024, this narrative is perfect for elementary school readers and serves as a crucial exploration of racial justice, illustrating how one woman's fight for her rights can change the course of history.
Published by McFarland on February 14, 2024
198 pages
ISBN: 9781476694535
Best for readers in Elementary School
This book provides valuable insights into Racial Justice , highlighting key issues and advancements within these areas

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