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Elizabeth Freeman - Wikipedia


Freeman was born into slavery about 1744 at the farm of Pieter ... returned from service in the American Revolutionary War.

Mum Bett - Civil Rights Activist - Biography.com


Meet abolitionist and former slave Mum Betts (Elizabeth Freeman) at ... Ashley, a strong supporter of the American Revolution, claimed to have the largest farm ...

Elizabeth Freeman - Elizabeth Freeman Center


Born into slavery in 1742, she was given to the Ashley family of Sheffield, ... Soon after the Revolutionary War, Bet heard the Massachusetts Constitution read ...

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


Elizabeth Freeman was born into slavery in Claverack, New York in 1742. ... of the American Revolution (Amherst: The University of Massachusetts Press, 1989) ;

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


Nov 11, 2013 ... Elizabeth Freeman (Mum Bett), in early life known as Bett and later Mum ... while fighting in the American Revolutionary War (1775 — 1783).

Elizabeth Freeman or “Mum Bett”: c.1742 - 1829 - Womenpriests.org


Elizabeth Freeman, in early life known as "Mum Bett", (c.1742 - 1829) was among the first ... Her husband was killed in combat during the Revolutionary War.

Wicked Yankee: Mum Bett - The Elizabeth Freeman Case


Mar 31, 2014 ... Elizabeth Freeman, more well known by the name Mum Bett, never learned to read or write. ... Bett was born sometime around 1742 in New York. ... The right time presented itself soon after the end of the Revolutionary war.

History of American Slavery, Episode 3 transcript: Slavery during the ...


Jun 18, 2015 ... This episode, we're talking about Elizabeth Freeman. ... about what happened with slavery during the Revolutionary War and right afterward.

How did slavery end in Massachusetts and the North? - Slate


Jun 16, 2015 ... This article supplements Episode 3 of The History of American Slavery, our ... The cases of Quok Walker and Elizabeth Freeman set a benchmark for .... 3: Slavery during the Revolutionary War and Elizabeth Freeman's ...

ElizabethFreeman aka Mum Bett - Richard Stockton College


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


Elizabeth Freeman was probably born in 1742, to enslaved African parents in Claverack, ... Her husband had been killed while fighting in the Revolutionary War.

Elizabeth Freeman | History of American Women


Feb 11, 2011 ... Elizabeth Freeman, known as Bett in early life and later as Mum Bett, was born ... Resolves and the Declaration of Independence were now the law of the .... Cause During the Revolutionary War, both the British and American ...

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


Feb 20, 2012 ... During the Revolutionary War, Patriots spoke of “Freedom” and “Liberty” ... This riveting story about Elizabeth Freeman, who was enslaved in ...