Emmeline Pankhurst Quote: “From infancy, I had been accustomed…”

Pankhurst Quote, Le Prêcheur, sculpture of broken chains on hands in Martinique

From infancy, I had been accustomed to hear pro and con discussions of slavery and the American Civil War. Although the British government finally decided not to recognise the Confederacy, public opinion in England was sharply divided on the questions both of slavery and of secession.

Emmeline Pankhurst

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Name: Emmeline Pankhurst
Profession: Activist
Nationality: English
Birthday: July 14, 1858
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