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Abolition

  1. 1. Abolition • 1820’s – Recolonization – good idea? over 100 antislavery societies Most Northern states had abolished slavery
  2. 2. Social Uplift Prince Hall Richard Allen James Forten
  3. 3. David Walker • Appeal to the Colored Citizens of the World • Advised blacks to fight for their freedom
  4. 4. William Lloyd Garrison do not wish to think, or speak, Newspaper (MA) • 1831 I– The Liberator – or write, with moderation. . . . I am in earnest -- I will not equivocate -- will excuse -immediate singleI inchnotAND I WILL emancipationI will not retreat a -no $$ for BE HEARD." slave owners
  5. 5. Arthur & Lewis Tappan • American Anti-Slavery Society • Left in 1840 (did not want to expand to women’s rights)
  6. 6. Nat Turner Perspective? • 1831 – Led slave revolt • Eclipse? • 60 whites killed • 200 blacks killed • Good or bad?
  7. 7. Philadelphia Anti-Slavery Society • Women were forced to start their own abolitionist groups • Lucretia Mott
  8. 8. Theodore Weld
  9. 9. Abolition • Angelina Grimke An Appeal to the Christian Women of the South 1836
  10. 10. Education • Sarah Grimke 1838 – Letters on the Equality of the Sexes and the Condition of Women
  11. 11. Frederick Douglassstruggle, “If there is no there is no progress. Those who profess to favor freedom, and deprecate agitation, are men who want crops without plowing up the ground, they want rain without thunder and lightning.” • Run away slave – became famous abolitionist – worked with Garrison • North Star Newspaper
  12. 12. Underground Railroad • Harriet Tubman
  13. 13. Elijah P. Lovejoy
  14. 14. Women in Abolition • 1840 • Abby Kelley Elizabeth Cady Stanton • American and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society

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