We discuss reform in antebellum America through the life of Martha Coffin Wright, an activist in the abolition and early women’s rights movements. Consideration of her motivations for reform; the obstacles faced by these movements; their methods, successes, and failures, may offer guidelines for reformers of today.
Penney, Sherry H. and Livingston, James
"Lessons about Reform from “A Very Dangerous Woman”,"
New England Journal of Public Policy: Vol. 20:
2, Article 8.
Available at: https://scholarworks.umb.edu/nejpp/vol20/iss2/8