By Jeri Ferris
To be used IN colleges AND LIBRARIES basically. Born a unfastened African American within the 1820s, Cary all started colleges for black childrens, and have become the 1st black girl to post a weekly newspaper and to go into legislation tuition. now not petrified of offending someone, Cary demanded justice for herself and for her fellow African americans.
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In December 1863, Mary Ann received a letter from Martin Delany. He was in Chicago, Illinois, signing up black men to fight for the Union army in the Civil War, and he asked Mary Ann to help. She would be paid. It would be a dangerous job, and it was just what she needed. She packed a bag and left her children with her parents. Mary Ann was one of very few black women to be a Union army recruiter. She spoke all over the northern United States, encouraging black men to fight for the Union. She heard threats and insults from vengeful whites every day.
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Wears. When the debate was over, Mary Ann had won. Three nights later, people in Philadelphia honored Mary Ann at a special fundraising program with speeches and music and ice cream. She had a wonderful time, and she was amazed and happy to be given $75 for her newspaper. Soon she was even happier. She had decided that Thomas Cary, a man she’d worked with over the years, was a man worth marrying. Thomas and Mary Ann were married in January 1856 at her sister Amelia’s home. , eleven; and Ann, fourteen.
Demanding Justice: A Story About Mary Ann Shadd Cary (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) by Jeri Ferris