Presentation on theme: "The Abolitionist and Suffrage Movements …and the work of three women."— Presentation transcript:
1TheAbolitionistandSuffrageMovements…and the work of three women.
2population, and industry. In the early 1800s, the United States of America grew in size,population,and industry.
3People also wantedAMERICA to grow in GREATNESS.At this time, the freedoms and rights promised in the Declaration of Independence, the Constitutionand the Amendments were not given to all Americans.
4Slavery is the opposite of liberty! Slavery was legalin the landof the free.Slavery is the opposite of liberty!
5There were people who wanted to ABOLISH, or END, slavery There were people who wanted to ABOLISH, or END, slavery. They were called abolitionists.They worked for the Abolitionist Movement.
6Do women have rights?Women were NOT ALLOWED to VOTE in the United States.
7suffrage. Women’s Suffrage Movement the right to vote. The right is calledsuffrage.TheWomen’sSuffrageMovementworkedto GIVE womenthe right to vote.
8Abolitionists Suffragists Americans who worked to abolish slavery In this presentation we will meet threeAmericans who worked toabolish slaveryand forwomen to have the right to vote.AbolitionistsSuffragists
10Harriet Tubmanwas runaway slave from Maryland who became known as the "Moses of her People.”She led hundreds of slaves to freedom along the Underground Railroad.Harriet Tubman later became a leader in the abolitionist movement.During the Civil War she was a spy for the federal forces in South Carolina as well as a nurse.
11I had reasoned this out in my mind, there was one of two things I had a right to,liberty or death;if I could not have one,I would have the other.Harriet Tubman
12Elizabeth Cady Stanton was a teacher who believed women should havethe same voting rights as men.She was a writer who used words to protest whatwas wrong with America and how it couldbecome better.Elizabeth Cady Stanton became “the face” of theWomen’s Suffrage Movement.
13"We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men and women are created equal...“1848 Seneca Falls DeclarationElizabeth Cady Stanton
14Sojourner Truth Abolitionist and Suffrage movements. Isabella Bomefree was born a slave in New Yorkand sold 4 times before she obtained her freedom.She changed her name to Sojourner Truth andplanned to travel the land sharing the truth.She became a powerful speaker for both theAbolitionist and Suffrage movements.She helped runaway slaves find housing and served asa counselor to freed slaves and a lecturer in the North.She never stopped trying to improve the conditionsfor African Americans and women.
15Truth is powerfuland it prevails.Sojourner Truth
16These women dedicated their lives to improve the conditions forAfrican Americans and women inthe United States.
17Abolitionist and Suffrage Movements, The ACTIONS,WORDS,andSACRIFICESofHarriet Tubman,Sojourner Truth,Elizabeth Cady Stanton,and those of othersworking for theAbolitionist and Suffrage Movements,helped to make America a greater countryfor ALL its people.