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Frances Wright

Frances Wright (1795-1852) was a lecturer who grew up in London and toured the United States from 1818 to 1820. Wright advocated abolition, universal equality[?] in education, and feminism. She also attacked organized religion[?], greed, and capitalism.

Wright was the co-founder of Free Inquirer[?] magazine and is the author of Views of Society and Manners in America[?] (1821), A Few Days in Athens[?] (1822), and Course of Popular Lectures[?] (1836).

Wright founded the Nashoba Commune[?] in 1825, which which was destroyed by sensational negative publicity.

Along with Robert Owen[?], Wright demanded that the government offer free boarding schools.

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