On April 14, 1775 Benjamin Rush was among those who founded the first American antislavery society.

On April 14, 1775 Benjamin Rush was among those who founded the first American antislavery society.

Portrait of Benjamin Rush in a banyan, 1783

12 Crazy Historical Medical Practices That Did More Harm Than Good

Pennsylvania Hospital History: Stories - Dr. Benjamin Rush - tranquilizer chair

Pennsylvania Hospital History: Stories - Dr. Benjamin Rush - tranquilizer chair

Benjamin Rush Painting by Peale.jpg This portrait of my cousin was painted by the same man who painted Gen. George Washington in 1776.

Benjamin Rush Painting by Peale.jpg This portrait of my cousin was painted by the same man who painted Gen. George Washington in 1776.

Benjamin Rush is best known for his political activities during the American Revolution, including signing the Declaration of Independence.

Benjamin Rush is best known for his political activities during the American Revolution, including signing the Declaration of Independence.

Misdiagnosis of - "Mental Disorders".  #Négritude is a literary and ideological philosophy, developed by francophone African .... American physician Benjamin Rush, a signer of the United States ...https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Négritude

Misdiagnosis of - "Mental Disorders". #Négritude is a literary and ideological philosophy, developed by francophone African .... American physician Benjamin Rush, a signer of the United States ...https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Négritude

Benjamin Rush State Park  This undeveloped state park is a mixture of open fields and woodlots in the northeast corner of Philadelphia. Benj...

Benjamin Rush State Park This undeveloped state park is a mixture of open fields and woodlots in the northeast corner of Philadelphia. Benj...

Benjamin Rush - Rush was active in the Sons of Liberty and was elected to attend the provincial conference to send delegates to the Continental Congress. Thomas Paine consulted Rush when writing the profoundly influential pro-independence pamphlet Common Sense. Rush represented Pennsylvania and signed the Declaration of Independence. He also represented Philadelphia at Pennsylvania's own Constitutional Convention, and got into trouble when he criticized the new Pennsylvania Constitution of…

Benjamin Rush - Rush was active in the Sons of Liberty and was elected to attend the provincial conference to send delegates to the Continental Congress. Thomas Paine consulted Rush when writing the profoundly influential pro-independence pamphlet Common Sense. Rush represented Pennsylvania and signed the Declaration of Independence. He also represented Philadelphia at Pennsylvania's own Constitutional Convention, and got into trouble when he criticized the new Pennsylvania Constitution of…

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