They See Me Writing, With Wheatley

Phillis Wheatley

COURAGEOUS, BRILLIANT, BOLD, CREATIVE, AND SMART

VOTE NOW FOR PHILLIS WHEATLEY AS THE MOST VALUABLE WOMEN IN THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR!

  • Phillis Wheatley was a slave
  • Learned to read and write with master's wife

Reasons to Vote for Phillis

  • Had a statue made after her
  • First African American to publish a book
  • First African American to make money off of her writing
  • An inspiration to other African Americans because of her writing
  • An inspiration because she published a book and she was African American
  • She housed people who were trying to hide from the British

Informational Sources

"PHILLIS WHEATLEY (ca. 1753 – 1784)." 2005. 28 Feb. 2013 <http://www.librarycompany.org/women/portraits/wheatley.htm>


"What are Phillis Wheatley's accomplishments." 2010. 1 Mar. 2013 <http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_are_phillis_wheatley's_accomplishments>


"What are Phillis Wheatley's accomplishments." 2010. 1 Mar. 2013 <http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_are_phillis_wheatley's_accomplishments>



By Cassie, A.J. , Lacey, and Dakota