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Women's History-Primary Sources: Antebellum America

Antebellum America

Lowell Women Girls Go on Strike: Two Documents

http://historymatters.gmu.edu/d/6217

http://historymatters.gmu.edu/d/5714

“The Hunters of Kentucky,” Lyrics

http://historymatters.gmu.edu/d/6522/

Margaret Bayard Smith Describes Jackson’s Inaugural

http://college.cengage.com/history/ayers_primary_sources/smith_describes_inaugural_celebration.htm

Andrew Jackson, “Second Annual Message”

https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/part4/4h3437t.html

Letter from Chief John Ross of the Cherokee

http://historymatters.gmu.edu/d/6598

“Trouble So Hard: Singing of Slavery and Freedom”

http://historymatters.gmu.edu/d/5760

“My Master Has Sold Albert to a Trader”

http://historymatters.gmu.edu/d/6380

Solomon Northup, “Twelve Years a Slave,” excerpt

http://historymatters.gmu.edu/d/6230

Harriet Jacobs, Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, excerpts

https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/part4/4h2924t.html

https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/part3/3h1516t.html

James Henry Hammond, Pro-Slavery Argument

https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/part4/4h3439t.html

Frances Harper, Poems:

“Bury Me in a Free Land”

https://poets.org/poem/bury-me-free-land

“The Slave Mother”

https://poets.org/poem/slave-mother

Catherine Beecher on “The Duty of American Females”

http://www.teachushistory.org/second-great-awakening-age-reform/resources/catharine-beecher-duty-american-women

Angelina Grimké, “Appeal to the Christian Women of the South”

https://online.infobase.com/HRC/Search/PrimarySourceDetails/2?primarySourceId=2236

Constitution of the Female Anti-Slavery Society of Salem (1832)

https://awpc.cattcenter.iastate.edu/2017/03/21/we-are-all-bound-up-together-may-1866/

Sojourner Truth, “Ain’t I a Woman?”

https://login.lsproxy.austincc.edu/login?url=https://online.infobase.com/Auth/Index?aid=79355&itemid=WE52&primarySourceId=3886

Seneca Falls “Declaration of Sentiments”

https://login.lsproxy.austincc.edu/login?url=https://online.infobase.com/Auth/Index?aid=79355&itemid=WE52&primarySourceId=2784

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