It covered issues such as child labor in addition to women's suffrage. After women won the right to vote, the journal's focus shifted to political education for women. To that end, the journal courted middle-class female readers. It editorialized in support of the Maternity and Infancy Act of , which was the first major legislation to be passed after the full enfranchisement of women. Readers were urged to support the Act by writing to their representatives and talking to their neighbors about it; one article included step-by-step instructions for finding out the names and addresses of their legislators.
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Alcott is quoted as saying "I wish I was rich, I was good, we were all a happy family this day" and was driven in life not to be poor. In , she and her family served as station masters on the Underground Railroad , when they housed a fugitive slave for one week and had discussions with Frederick Douglass. Alcott read and admired the " Declaration of Sentiments ", published by the Seneca Falls Convention on women's rights, advocating for women's suffrage and became the first woman to register to vote in Concord, Massachusetts in a school board election; the s were hard times for the Alcotts, in Louisa found solace at the Boston Theatre where she wrote The Rival Prima Donnas, which she burned due to a quarrel between the actresses on who would play what role.
At one point in , unable to find work and filled with such despair, Alcott contemplated suicide. In , her younger sister Elizabeth died, her older sister Anna married a man named John Pratt. This felt, to Alcott. As an adult, Alcott was a feminist. In , Alcott began writing for the Atlantic Monthly ; when t. Blackwell's father, a sugar refiner whose livelihood conflicted with his abolitionist principles, experimented with making beet sugar as an alternative to slave-grown cane sugar.
In , the family — including eight children and their father's sister Mary — emigrated to the United States ; the family settled first in New York, where Blackwell's father established a sugar refinery and the ninth child was born, just outside New York in Jersey City. Blackwell's father took an interest in the nascent abolition movement.
William Lloyd Garrison and other leaders of the movement were visitors in the family's home. Blackwell's eldest sister, participated in the emerging agitation for women's rights, attending the Anti-Slavery Convention of American Women and drafting its letter to John Quincy Adams thanking him for his support of women's right to petition. After fire destroyed the refinery and the Panic of destroyed remaining resources, the family moved to Cincinnati in , where Blackwell's father intended to establish another refinery. However, within months of their arrival, he died. Blackwell's mother and three elder sisters opened a school in their home, while thirteen-year-old Henry and his brother Sam took clerking jobs.
In Blackwell was sent to Kemper College in St.
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Louis with the intent that he should become a lawyer , but financial difficulties forced him to resume clerking. Around he became a partner in a flour mill business, in which he managed operations of three mills. Within a year he had made enough profit to purchase a small brick house in Cincinnati's Walnut Hills section, which remained the Blackwell family home until they moved east in Seeking a business in which he might achieve financial independence, Blackwell next tried sugar refining; when that failed, a visiting English cousin persuaded him to accept a loan with which he and brother Sam purchased half interest in a Cincinnati wholesale hardware business.
In , at the age of twenty-four, Blackwell became the traveling partner of Coombs and Blackwells, making semi-annual two-month-long horseback journeys through Ohio and Illinois , selling hardware to country merchants and collecting payments due the firm. All the Blackwell siblings had been imbued with a philosophy of personal improvement and working for the betterment of mankind, as well as a deep interest in literature, languages and art. Possessing a special passion for literature, Henry Blackwell wrote poetry in his spare time and always carried several books with him to make every spare moment "useful" and "self-improving.
He and fellow club member Ainsworth R. Spofford made business trips together, during which they relieved the tedium of slow travel by reading aloud to each other the works of Bacon, Shakespeare and Plato. Through this club, whose early members included not only Spofford, who would become chief librarian of the Library of Congress , but Rutherford B. Hayes and Salmon P. Chase , Blackwell formed lasting friendships with men who played prominent roles in the history of Ohio and the nation.
Henry Blackwell's eldest sister, Anna Blackwell, became a poet and journalist. She was a member of the Brook Farm community in but settled in France thereafter, where she translated the works of the French socialist Fourier and the novels of Georges Sand , she was a contributing correspondent for several newspapers in the United States, Australia , South Africa , Canada.
Marian Blackwell taught school in her younger years but became a semi-invalid and lived with and looked after other family members; the best-known of Blackwell's siblings was Elizabeth Blackwell , the first woman to earn a medical degree in the United States. Samuel Charles Blackwell , only a year and a half older than Henry, was bookkeeper and businessman, best known as the husband of Antoinette Blackwell , the first woman ordained as a minister in the United States and prominent speaker and suffragist. Henry had four younger siblings. Emily Blackwell , the third woman to earn a medical degree in the United States.
In addition to co-founding the New York Infirmary, she helped organize the Women's Central Association of Relief, which selected and trained nurses for service in the Civil War. Sarah Ellen Blackwell was an artist and author best known for writing the first full-length biography of Anna Ella Carroll. Howard Blackwell returned to England and worked in iron manufacturing with a cousin joined the East India Company , his death at the age of 36 was a blow to the entire family. George Washington Blackwell, the only Blackwell sibling born in the United States, became a land agent under Henry's tutelage in the s, studied law in New York City , took over Henry Blackwell's real estate business in the late s.
Blackwell was smitten by Lucy Stone when he heard her speak at an antislavery meeting in New York in May , movin. It begins at the top of Beacon Hill , at the intersection of Beacon Street , where it is lined up with the front of the Massachusetts State House , it spills down the hill toward Tremont Street , with Boston Common to its west.
In the s, the feminist Woman's Journal was published on Park Street. Houghton Mifflin was headquartered here beginning in the late 19th century. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. American Memory: Votes for Women.
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Alice Stone Blackwell was an American feminist, suffragist, journalist, radical socialist, and human rights advocate. Alice Stone Blackwell, between and Image: Susan B. William Lloyd Garrison — was a prominent American abolitionist, journalist, suffragist, and social reformer. Garrison and fellow abolitionists George Thompson and Wendell Phillips , seated at table, daguerreotype , ca. Park Street is a small but historic road in the center of Boston, Massachusetts.
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Tobacco flakes, sliced from pressed plugs. Tobacco drying kiln in Myrtleford, Victoria, Australia from This kiln was built in , and moved to Rotary Park in Kilns of this structure were made from the early s through to the late s. Basma tobacco leaves drying in the sun at Pomak village in Xanthi, Greece. Liquor is an alcoholic drink produced by distillation of grains, fruit, or vegetables that have already gone through alcoholic fermentation. An old whiskey still. Some single-drink liquor bottles available in Germany. Distillation equipment used by the 3rd century alchemist Zosimos of Panopolis , from the Byzantine Greek manuscript Parisinus graces.
Caffeine , contained in coffee and other beverages, is the most widely used psychoactive drug in the world. Aspirin is a pharmaceutical drug often used to treat pain , fever , and inflammation. Nexium is a proton-pump inhibitor. It is used to reduce the production of stomach acid. Cannabis is a commonly used recreational drug. Child labour refers to the exploitation of children through any form of work that deprives children of their childhood, interferes with their ability to attend regular school, and is mentally, physically, socially or morally harmful.
Children working in home-based assembly operations in United States Two girls protesting child labour by calling it child slavery in the New York City Labor Day parade. Brooklyn Museum. Child labourers, Macon, Georgia , Women's suffrage in the United States of America, the legal right of women to vote, was established over the course of more than half a century, first in various states and localities, sometimes on a limited basis, and then nationally in Women's suffragists parade in New York City in , carrying placards with the signatures of more than a million women.
In many nations, women's suffrage was granted before universal suffrage, so women and men from certain classes or races were still unable to vote. The first female MPs in the world were elected in Finland in Suffrage parade, New York City , May 6, Women's suffrage is the right of women to vote in elections. Beginning in the late s, women worked for broad-based economic and political equality and for social reforms, and sought to change voting laws in order to allow them to vote.
British suffragette s demonstrating for the right to vote in Louise Weiss front along with other suffragettes demonstrating in Paris in Qvam Norway , Anita Augspurg Germany. Speaker Frederick H. Gillett signing the constitutional amendment bill.
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