THE PRINCIPLE OF EQUAL BROTHERHOOD
David Ruggles, Underground Railroad leader and NAEI member. On February 20, 1843, James Stetson wrote a letter to his wife in Connecticut, suggesting that the family move to Massachusetts to join a new utopian community called the Northampton Association of Education and Industry (NAEI). James wrote his letter on a copy of the constitution of the organization.
then look closely at this same letter highlighting key passages
What does it tell you?
Why does James’ want the family to move?
- What was the purpose of the Northampton Association of Education and Industry? Read the organization constitution and make a list of their goals.