Beginnings of Women’s Equality and the Civil War

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This is a newly written section of my introductory chapter for my Civil War and Gettysburg text. In that introductory chapter I dealt with many of the tactical, technological, doctrinal and military sociological changes which occurred in the Civil War. In later revisions I added a section on emancipation and the role of African American soldiers during the war. However, I realized when doing my research that in the years leading to the war and during the war that the modern women’s movement really began, in large part due to the role of women in Abolitionist circles. Thus as a coda to the section on emancipation and African American soldiers I added this small section.

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Garrison and the leaders of the abolitionist movement came into contact with two southern women who had converted to the abolitionist…

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  1. Roxanne D · · Reply

    Thanks for sharing my post on Reddit! 🙂

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