The 19th Amendment was ratified 100 years ago today. The emancipation movement was built upon the foundation of Margaret Fuller's epoch-making book 'Woman in the Nineteenth Century.' “While any one is base, none can be entirely free and noble,” she wrote.
Margaret Fuller died on this day in 1850, having kindled the ignition spark of what we today call feminism. Emerson considered her his greatest influence. They had a beautiful, intense, unclassifiable relationship, channeled in their love letters:
Margaret Fuller died on this day in 1850, shipwrecked with her baby boy just after her 40th birthday. She left us, besides the foundations of modern feminism, this superb definition of what makes a great leader:
Weekly highlights: Planting trees as resistance and empowerment: the illustrated story of Wangari Maathai, the first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize; the love letters of Ralph Waldo Emerson and Margaret Fuller, and more
The intensely beautiful, conflicted love letters of Ralph Waldo Emerson and Margaret Fuller, whose unclassifiable relationship shaped the foundational philosophical and political ideas of American society
“All truth is comprised in music and mathematics.” — Margaret Fuller
“All truth is comprised in music and mathematics.” Margaret Fuller died on this day in 1850. Besides the birth of feminism, she left us this beautiful meditation on the power of music:
“All truth is comprised in music and mathematics.” The brilliant, forgotten pioneer Margaret Fuller, born on this day in 1810, on the power of music:
Inculcate the habit of reading at a young age…as Margaret Fuller once said ‘today a reader, tomorrow a leader’.