||Bronson Alcott was a part of the Civil Rights Movement.|
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Bronson Alcott was a transcendentalist philosopher, abolitionist, and teacher. He was full of dreams and schemes, an idealist who founded a commune called Fruitlands and became a vegan before the term even existed. Fruitlands failed miserably, and Alcott got by on loans from others, including his friend Ralph Waldo Emerson, but the Alcotts were often without money.
Bronson Alcott died on March 4, 1888; a few days earlier, bedridden, he had told his visiting daughter Louisa, "I am going up. Come with me." She replied, "I wish I could." As it turned out, she followed him just two days later, dying of a stroke at age 55.
Biographical Dictionary of American Educators, Vol. 1, ed. John F. Ohles, 1978, Westport CT/London, Greenwood Press...JR 1/2018
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On 23 Apr 2017 at 16:26 GMT Dana Burns wrote:
Bronson is 12 degrees from George Bush, 18 degrees from Rick San Soucie and 16 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.