Time Period: 1820-1860
Journalist and advocate for women's rights, temperance, and antislavery. Contributed to reform of married women's property rights in 1847 and introduced school suffrage for women in Vermont. First woman to address the Vermont Legislature. Participated in the free-soil movement in Kansas and secured parity for women in school affairs in the Kansas Constitution.
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