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The Pleasure Boat – Wikipedia

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– Published from 1845 to 1862 as The Pleasure Boat and The Portland Pleasure Boat
– Revived in 1864 as The Chariot of Wisdom and Love
– Briefly returned in 1867 as Hackers Pleasure Boat
Jeremiah Hacker was the editor
– Hacker moved to New Jersey in 1866

Editorial stance:
– Hacker promoted anarchist and radical causes
– The Pleasure Boat criticized organized religion, government, prisons, slavery, land monopoly, and warfare
– Supported abolition, women’s rights, temperance, and vegetarianism
– Advocate of anarchism, free thought, and prison reform
– Influential in establishing a reform school in Maine

Jeremiah Hacker: Journalist, Anarchist, Abolitionist
– A 19th-century Portland newspaper advocated for a vegetarian diet
– The Life and Times of Jeremiah Hacker, 1801-1895
Viva! Health – What is Vegetarianism? (1886)
– Various authors and publications related to vegetarianism

Other subtopics:
– The Pleasure Boat was the earliest known vegetarian publication in Maine
– Hacker was critical of juvenile offenders being held in adult prisons
– Hacker’s publications were influential in public opinion
– Hacker’s editorial stance was progressive for his time
– Hacker’s work laid the foundation for future activism

Additional information:
– Hacker’s publications covered a wide range of social issues
– The Pleasure Boat was part of the early vegetarian movement
– Hacker’s advocacy for prison reform had a lasting impact
– Hacker’s writings reflected his strong beliefs in social justice
– Hacker’s legacy is recognized in journalism and activism.

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