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Gerda Lerner

in The Grimké Sisters from South Carolina: Pioneers for Women's Rights and Abolition

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807855669
eISBN:
9781469604879
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807855669.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes the period immediately following the death of Sarah's father, John Faucheraud Grimké. His death had a profound effect on Sarah. Her sister, Angelina, was by now fourteen. Sarah ... More


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Gerda Lerner

in The Grimké Sisters from South Carolina: Pioneers for Women's Rights and Abolition

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807855669
eISBN:
9781469604879
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807855669.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter turns to look at Angelina Grinké's childhood, which was relatively easy compared to Sarah's. Angelina's relationship to religion was much more tortuous than Sarah's had been. At one ... More


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