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Tremont Temple, Boston
This is Tremont Temple, Alcott's experimental school in Boston

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Educator Amos Bronson Alcott, Father of Louisa May Alcott, Was Born
November 29, 1799

The suffrage movement was not the only cause in which Amos Alcott believed. He also supported the abolition of slavery. In 1830, he traveled to Boston to attend a series of lectures on abolition. There he met Samuel May, a Unitarian minister in Massachusetts, and his sister Abigail May, a teacher and social worker.

Amos Bronson Alcott married Abigail May on May 23, 1830. Over the next few years, the couple moved several times as Amos Alcott attempted and later abandoned experimental schools after they proved financially unsuccessful. Alcott's theory on education was that "early education is the enduring power" in forming the imagination and moral life of a human being.

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