MARY ANN SHADD

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MARY ANN SHADD

  1. 1. Albina Mª Pedraza García Desireé Rodríguez García Andrea Rodríguez Pérez Ana de la Vega González
  2. 2. Introduction <ul><li>Mary Ann Shadd Cary was the first black female lawyer and the first female newspaper editor in North America. </li></ul><ul><li>She fought for the equale of all people in Canada and in the world. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Life <ul><li>Mary Ann Shadd was born in 9th October,1823 in Wilmington,USA. </li></ul><ul><li>She had thirteen sisters and brothers. </li></ul><ul><li>When she was 16,she became a teacher for black people. </li></ul><ul><li>Mary Ann married with Thomas F. Cary in 1856.She had two children called Sarah and Linton. They lived in Chatham, Canada. Her husband died in 1860. </li></ul><ul><li>He died of cancer in Washington D.C. in 1893 when she was 70 years old. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Why is famous? <ul><li>Mary Ann was defender of the slaves,the black people and the women.She fought for the rights of them. </li></ul><ul><li>Mary Ann established a school for black people in Washington. </li></ul><ul><li>She worked for the votes of the women. </li></ul><ul><li>In 1870 she became the first black female lawyer in the history of her country. </li></ul><ul><li>She was a writer.In 1852 she wrote “Notes on Canada West”. </li></ul><ul><li>She was the first female newspaper editor. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>In USA, she wrote for two newspaper,Era and The people´s advocate. </li></ul><ul><li>She published a newspaper for black people. </li></ul><ul><li>Shadd Cary was in the women´s Suffrage Association </li></ul>
  6. 6. Photos Newspaper published for Mary Ann Shadd. Mary Ann Shadd´s house in Washington D.C. . Commerative plaque.
  7. 7. THE BLACK HISTORY MONTH

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