The Quiet Rebels: The Story of the Quakers in America

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New Society Publishers, Jan 1, 1985 - Religion - 239 pages
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A history of the Quakers in America from their first arrival in 1656, shows their early tribulations and the vital role they have played in American society

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Review: The Quiet Rebels: The Story of the Quakers in America

User Review  - Rick - Goodreads

This is a good summary of Quaker h1story and influence. It's well researched. Read full review

Review: The Quiet Rebels: The Story of the Quakers in America

User Review  - Tony - Goodreads

I found it fascinating, though there are points of Quaker history she seemed to gloss over ie Quaker ship rights participation in the slave trade. Read full review


Who are the Quakers?
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The Quakers come to the New World

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About the author (1985)

Margaret Hope Bacon is the author of numerous books, including One Woman's Passion for Peace and Freedom: The Life of Mildred Scott Olmsted (1993).

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