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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Gale, History in Context. National Women's History Museum, Date accessed. To support her family, she worked as a scrubwoman in a boardinghouse while continuing to write poetry.
She was emancipated her shortly thereafter. Lesson Plan. Religion was also a key influence, and it led Protestants in America and England to enjoy her work. Her writing style embraced the elegy, likely from her African roots, where it was the role of girls to sing and perform funeral dirges. How to Cite this. Abrams is now one of the most prominent African American female politicians in the United States. Famed author Louisa May Alcott created colorful relatable characters in 19th century novels.
The Wheatley family educated her and within sixteen months of her arrival in America she could read the Bible, Greek and Latin classics, and British literature. At age fourteen, Wheatley began to write poetry, publishing her first poem in Inwith financial support from the English Countess of Huntingdon, Wheatley traveled to London with the Wheatley's son to publish her first collection of poems, Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral —the first book written by a black woman in America. Edited by Debra Michals, PhD Works Cited.
MLA - Michals, Debra. Enslavers and abolitionists both read her work; the former to convince the enslaved population to convert, the latter as proof of the intellectual abilities of people of color. Wheatley died in Decemberdue to complications from childbirth. She wrote several letters to ministers and others on liberty and freedom. Phillis Wheatley ca.
Related Background. Armenti, Peter. During the peak of her writing career, she wrote a well-received poem praising the appointment of George Washington as the commander of the Continental Army.
Additional Resources. A progressive social reformer and activist, Jane Addams was on the frontline of the settlement house movement and was the first American woman to win a Nobel Peace Prize. Efforts to publish a second book of poems failed. Despite spending much of her life enslaved, Phillis Wheatley was the first African American and second woman after Anne Brtreet to publish a book of poems.
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Abigail Adams was an early advocate for women's rights. It included a forward, ed by John Hancock and other Boston notables—as well as a portrait of Wheatley—all deed to prove that the work was indeed written by a black woman.
Born around in Gambia, Africa, Wheatley was captured by slave traders and brought to America in Upon arrival, she was sold to the Wheatley family in Boston, Massachusetts. However, she believed that slavery was the issue that prevented the colonists from achieving true heroism. She also studied astronomy and geography.
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InWheatley married John Peters, a free black man from Boston with whom she had three children, though none survived. Related Biographies. New York: Macmillan General Reference, Zuck, Rochelle Raineri. Chicago - Michals, Debra. Pride in her African heritage was also evident. In part, this helped the cause of the abolition movement. Accessed February 10, Berkin, Carol.