77.2 Sarah Livingston Jay: Society, Diplomacy, and America’s Forgotten Founding Mother

What:
Student Poster
When:
11:00 AM, Friday 8 Nov 2019 (1 hour 50 minutes)
Where:
Grand Ballroom A/B
Tags:
Social & Behavioral Sciences
Discussion:
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Often forgotten among America’s Founding Mothers, Sarah Livingston Jay played a defining role in shaping American diplomatic traditions. Transcending eighteenth-century gender expectations and limitations, her efforts were vital in achieving U.S. diplomatic goals during John Jay, her husband, served as Minister Plenipotentiary to Spain from 1779-1782.

Participant
Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania

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