Did you know that Lydia Maria Child was born today in 1802? She was an American writer, journalist, and civil rights activist. A civil rights activist is someone who works to make people aware of discrimination and unfairness and promotes equality. Lydia Maria Child worked to end slavery and to promote women’s and Native American’s rights. She wrote novels that included discrimination and equality as themes, as well as instructional books on how to raise children or manage a household. Her best known work is her poem, “Over the River and Through the Wood”.
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