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  1. Poet Phillis Wheatley Phillis Wheatley (?) became the first English-speaking person of African descent to publish a book and only the second woman-of any race or background- to do so in America. Written in Boston while she was just a teenager, and when she was still a slave pins.
  2. The Negro Woman. Dorothy Washington Phillis Wheatley () Dorothy Washington Sojourner Truth () Dorothy Washington Sojourner Truth cont. Dorothy Washington Harriet Tubman () Dorothy Washington.
  3. A young girl believed to be between the ages of six and eight came to America aboard a slave ship in This young girl, Phillis Wheatley, was believed to have come from Ethiopia or Senegal, West Africa, and left a substantial mark on American history. She was to overcome the inhumane institution of slavery to become one of this country’s greatest poets and the first black American woman.
  4. Dec 28,  · The unusual examination of her work by New England’s leading men was nearly as astounding as the unusual journey that brought Phillis Wheatley her fame. She was born in in Western Africa, probably Gambia.
  5. Phillis Wheatley’s Christian upbringing played a key role in her success as a gamfestkapocoularafmigetibnyoudis.coinfo using religion as the main force in her poetry she was able to build a bridge between herself, an .
  6. Phillis Wheatley, Early African-American Poet. Reading audio. By Vivian Bournazian Some time later, she was invited to visit George Washington in his headquarters. It was an unusual visit between a black woman poet and a military commander.
  7. Born in Senegal around , Wheatley was kidnapped at age 7, taken to Boston on a slave ship and then purchased by John Wheatley to be a servant to his wife, Susanna. Susanna, who was in ill.

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