Abolitionism

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Abolitionism

  1. 1.  Thomas Clarkson and Granville Sharp William Wilberforce Society for the Abolition of the Slave Trade Abolition of the Slave Trade Act in 1807
  2. 2.  Frederick Douglass William Lloyd Garrison Sojourner Truth (Olive Gilbert) Gerrit Smith William Seward
  3. 3.  Use of radical and fierce language Pictures were used to make people feel like it was their responsibility to help end slavery Abolitionist newspapers
  4. 4.  Fugitive Slave Act in 1850 Harriet Beecher Stowe Evoked horror in the North Brought the issue into the homes of white Americans
  5. 5.  The abolitionist movement fueled the split between the North and the South Abolitionists forced slavery to the forefront of politics, eventually leading to the outbreak of the civil war
  6. 6.  http://uq.edu.au/ATSIS/birranews/archive/images/stowe.jpg http://www.soldierstudies.org/images/webquest/civil%20war% 20soldiers.jpg http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/part4/images/4fred16s.jpg http://rmc.library.cornell.edu/abolitionism/abolitionists.htm http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/1327854/slavery_and _the_rise_of_abolitionism.html http://www.fold3.com/page/1479_abolitionism_in_america/

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