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Guadalupe Silva

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Gender: F
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From Mexico, in November 1828, with Ana Josefa Caballero de Borda, she professed concern for “the betterment of my sex”. She ran a school for girls that was visited by President Guadalupe Victoria in 1826. She campaigned for modern teaching methods as opposed to learning by rote. (Arrom, 4, 171, 198)

Life Events

Other 1826She was running a school for girls in 1826.
Other 1828In November 1828, she professed concern for "the betterment of my sex".


Arrom, Silvia Marina, (1985), The women of Mexico City, 1790-1857


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