A Dangerous Woman

A Dangerous Woman

New York's First Lady Liberty : the Life and Times of Lady Deborah Moody (1586-1659?) : Her Search for Freedom of Religion in Colonial America

Book - 1995
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A brilliant portrait of a woman driven by her own beliefs and values to make a positive difference in the world. In 1643 she started the town of Gravesend (currently a part of New York City's Brooklyn) with a charter granting residents religious freedom. She was the first woman in North America to establish a self-governing religiously-tolerant township and the first woman to vote as a householder in an election. C0303HB - $19.50
Publisher: Bowie, MD : Heritage Books, 1995
ISBN: 9780788403033
Characteristics: x, 187 p. : ill., map ; 21 cm


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