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In The 1700s An Enslaved Massachusetts Woman Sued For Her Freedom — And Won

Elizabeth Freeman used the colonists' ideas of equality and independence to sue for her freedom. Her lawyer was Theodore Sedgwick, who would later become speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives.

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For The 1st Time, Architecture's Most Prestigious Prize Is Awarded To 2 Women

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In The 1700s An Enslaved Massachusetts Woman Sued For Her Freedom — And Won

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