Emma Hart Willard was an early pioneer in women's education, opening a seminary in Troy, New York, in 1821 that was the first to offer women the opportunity to study rigorous subjects.
In 1827, the first black newspaper in America, Freedom's Journal, carried an anonymous letter that advocated education for black females.
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Quotes regarding Education for Women in America.
By Abigail Adams
If you complain of neglect of Education in sons, what shall I say with regard to daughters, who every day experience the want of it?
Letter to her husband, John Adams, in 1776
By Anne Hutchinson
Do you think it not lawful for me to teach women and why do you call me to teach the court?
Trial and Interrogation, 1637