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Elizabeth Freeman

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Elizabeth Freeman ( c. 1744—December 28, 1829), also known as Bet or Mum Bett, was the first black slave to file and win a freedom suit in Massachusetts.

Mum Bett - Civil Rights Activist - Biography.com

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Apr 2, 2014 ... Meet abolitionist and former slave Mum Betts (Elizabeth Freeman) at ... Famous Abolitionists · Famous People Who Died in Massachusetts ...

Elizabeth Freeman | History of American Women

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Feb 11, 2011 ... Elizabeth Freeman, known as Bett in early life and later as Mum Bett, was born to enslaved parents in 1742 at the farm of Dutchman Pieter ...

Elizabeth Freeman: Fighting for Freedom | History and Culture | The ...

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Feb 20, 2012 ... This story is about Elizabeth Freeman, who was enslaved in .... century and many of the authors of these famous documents were slaveholders.

Mass Moments: Jury Decides in Favor of Elizabeth "Mum Bett ...

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"Mum Bett" changed her name to Elizabeth Freeman, although most people continued to call her by her old name (also spelled "Mumbett" and ...

African Americans and the End of Slavery in Massachusetts

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Elizabeth Freeman ("Mumbet") was born a slave around 1742. ... In one famous incident, she single-handedly defended the Sedgwick house from a small mob ...

Elizabeth Freeman (Mum Bett) | - Walter Hoye - WordPress.com

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Nov 11, 2013 ... Elizabeth Freeman (Mum Bett), in early life known as Bett and later Mum ... echoed in the most famous line of Thomas Jefferson's Declaration of ...

Wicked Yankee: Mum Bett - The Elizabeth Freeman Case

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Mar 31, 2014 ... In fact, one of the most famous New England slaves was a woman named Elizabeth Freeman who is well known for her fighting spirit and for ...

Quote by Elizabeth Freeman: “Any time while I was a slave, if one ...

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Elizabeth Freeman — 'Any time while I was a slave, if one minute's freedom had been offered to me, and I had been told that I must die at the end of that...

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Elizabeth "Mumbet" Freeman is not mentioned in the publication Notable American ... will be a television mini-series, a movie and a famous American Folk Hero.

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Elizabeth Freeman - Elizabeth Freeman Center

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Elizabeth Freeman, also known as “Mumbet” or “Bet,” is a little-known national hero, and a symbol of courage and spirit to all who strive for freedom. She was ...

Africans in America/Part 2/Elizabeth Freeman (Mum Bett) - PBS

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Elizabeth Freeman was probably born in 1742, to enslaved African parents in Claverack, New York. At the age of six months she was purchased, along with her ...

Freeman, Elizabeth (Mum Bett) (1742-1829) | The Black Past ...

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Elizabeth Freeman was born into slavery in Claverack, New York in 1742. During the 1770s, she lived in the household of Colonel John Ashley of Sheffield, ...