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This Week in History: A fact for January

Ernestine L. Rose

Suffragist and anti-slavery activist Ernestine Rose addresses annual Thomas Paine dinner

January 29, 1848

Suffragist and anti-slavery activist Ernestine Rose addressed the annual Thomas Paine dinner, declaring, "superstition keeps women ignorant, dependent, and enslaved beings. Knowledge will make them free."

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Jewish Women's Archive. "This Week in History: A fact for January." (Viewed on October 24, 2014) <http://jwa.org/thisweek/jan/random>.

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