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Sojourner Truth - Wikipedia
24 Nov 2020 at 8:04pm
Sojourner Truth (/ s o? ? d? ??r n ?r t r u? ? /; born Isabella "Belle" Baumfree; c. 1797 ? November 26, 1883) was an American abolitionist and women's rights activist. Truth was born into slavery in Swartekill, New York, but escaped with her infant daughter to freedom in 1826.After going to court to recover her son in 1828, she became the first black woman to win such a case against ...

Sojourner Truth - Quotes, Facts & Speech - HISTORY
24 Nov 2020 at 1:13am
Sojourner Truth (1797-1883) was an African American evangelist, abolitionist, women?s rights activist, author and former slave. After escaping to freedom in 1826, Truth traveled the country ...

Sojourner Truth
24 Nov 2020 at 1:27am
African-American abolitionist and women's rights activist, Sojourner Truth was born into slavery as Isabella Baumfree in Swartekill, Ulster County, New York. During the Civil War, Truth helped recruit black troops for the Union Army and tried unsuccessfully, after the war, to secure federal land grants for former slaves. Sojourner died on November 26, 1883, at her home in Battle Creek, Michigan.

Sojourner Truth | Biography, Accomplishments, & Facts ...
15 Aug 2020 at 7:02am
Sojourner Truth, African American evangelist and reformer who applied her religious fervor to the abolitionist and women?s rights movements. Obeying a supernatural call to ?travel up and down the land,? she sang, preached, and debated throughout the eastern and midwestern U.S.

Sojourner Truth | National Women's History Museum
24 Nov 2020 at 6:14am
A former slave, Sojourner Truth became an outspoken advocate for abolition, temperance, and civil and women?s rights in the nineteenth century.Her Civil War work earned her an invitation to meet President Abraham Lincoln in 1864.. Truth was born Isabella Bomfree, a slave in Dutch-speaking Ulster County, New York in 1797.

Sojourner Truth (U.S. National Park Service)
22 Jul 2020 at 5:14am
Sojourner Truth was born Isabella Baumfree in 1797 in Ulster County, New York, the daughter of James and Elizabeth Baumfree. Together with her parents, she spent her childhood enslaved on the estate of Johannes, then later Charles, Hardenbergh. Enslaved by Dutch settlers, Dutch was her first language.

Sojourner Truth - Quotes, Speech & Facts - Biography
24 Nov 2020 at 5:09am
Sojourner Truth House and Library. The Sojourner Truth Library is located at the State University of New York New Paltz, in New Paltz, New York. In 1970, the library was named in honor of the ...

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