By: Tyrzah Hamby, Lacie Grindstaff, Madelyn Bryd
What did Maria Teresa believe at the beginning?
Birth and 1956
- Maria Teresa Mirbal was the youngest out of the four daughters. She was born on October 15th, 1935 in the Dominican Republic.
- At the age of ten, Maria went to school at the Catholic Secondary School Inmachulada Concepcion with her sisters.
After Maria Teresa's father died her sister Minerva went off to law school. Maria Teresa soon after that went and lived with her sister Minerva in the city.
Death of Maria Teresa
Maria Teresa died on December 25th, 1960 at the age of 24 with two of her sisters Patria and Minerva. They were murdered because of her believes and works against the president. Trujillo ordered the murder of the three sisters. The sisters were coming home from seeing their husbands in jail, when suddenly a car stopped them. It was the secret police which forced them out of the car. The police had beat and strangled them to death. After they beat the sisters, the police put the bodies back into their car and pushed it off a cliff.