These web pages provide good general facts on the Quakers:
QuakerFinder.org, BBC Quaker Fact Page, and Earlham School of Religion Digital Quaker Collection. Details about the Underground Railroad and Quaker roles within it can be found on the website for the
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center. The National Geographic Society has an interactive activity, “The Journey,” where participants learn more about the journey to freedom. Owen Sound (Canada) has a Black History page that describes runaway slaves’ connection to this community. PBS’s series, Africans in America, includes information on the hardships blacks faced in Northern states.
What Every Woman Should Know about the Seneca Falls Convention has more details on the convention. The Nobel Prize website lists all the
organizations that have received the Peace Prize. These sites are good resources for hunger facts:
Food Waste in America, a Growing Concern, World Hunger Facts, Quick Facts: What you need to know about global Hunger. Read a short biography of Jessamyn West at the
Contemporary Authors database.
Living Simply With Children: A Voluntary Simplicity Guide for Moms, Dads, and Kids Who Want to Reclaim the Bliss of Childhood and the Joy of Parenting by Marie Shelock (Three Rivers Press: New York, NY,2003).
Plain Living: A Quaker Path to Simplicity by Catherine Whitmire (Sorin Books: Notre Dame, Indiana, 2001).
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