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By Geoffrey M Horn

Sojourner fact lived a really extraordinary existence. She had the ear of President Abraham Lincoln and fellow abolitionists Frederick Douglass, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and William Lloyd Garrison. essentially the most persuasive and influential activists of her day, fact used to be additionally a good recruiter of African american citizens into the Union military throughout the Civil struggle.

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