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Mother Ann Lee

Ann Lee, born in Manchester, England, expanded the Shaker religion to the United States in 1774

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Joseph Meacham

Joseph Meacham was the first American-born Shaker leader. He was responsible for creating the structure and style Shakers are known for

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Lucy Wright

Lucy Wright was one of the first Shaker leaders born in the United States, and was responsible for spreading the religion across the country

Last updated: February 21, 2018

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