Lucy Stone

Women's rights activist

her birthday and the day she died

Lucy was born on Aug. 13 1818 and died on Oct. 1893

Lucy stone as a young girl

She was born in Massachsetts, she grew up in a large family that demonstrated the different roles assigned to girls and boys. Like other girls she worked as a teacher from the age sixteen.

the things she did to help

She was a prominent American orator, abolitionist, and suffragist. In the 1847 Lucy became the first woman from Massachustts to eran a college degree. She spoke out for women's rights and against slavery when women could not do public speaking. Lucy kept her masiden name sfter marriage, as the custom was for women to take their husband's surname. She helped initiate the first National Women's Rights Convention.
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