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1 “If you have knowledge, let others light their candles in it”

2  Margaret was born on May 23, 1810 in Cambridgeport, Massachusetts  Home schooled by her father  By 10 years old she was reading Classics in Latin  Finished her schooling years at a school in Connecticut.  Learned several languages  She was raised as a very intelligent person

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4  Her Publications all argued women’s rights  her first book “Summer on the Lakes” was published  “Woman in the Nineteenth Century” was published in  Became a classic of feminist thought  Started the Seneca Falls Women’s Convention in 1857

5 Margaret was the first book review editor in the United States First female foreign correspondent in the world. She held seminars (women public speaking was against the law at the time) that many people attended. She spoke about the need for women’s rights Her books got many people to realize that women’s rights were needed. One of only two women in the Transcendentalists Club. She was highly respected within the club

6 “Be what you would seem to be - or, if you'd like it put more simply - a house is no home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.” -Margaret Fuller

7  Distinguished Women of the Past. Danuta Bois m.html m.html  (Sarah) Margaret Fuller (Ossoli), ml?index=1 ml?index=1  Margaret Fuller Quotes.


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