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1Binghamton East Middle Objective: To examine the mid-19th century abolitionist movement.Abolitionists – people who wanted to end slavery in the U.S.Mr. Wenban 7th Social StudiesBinghamton East Middle
2Abolitionist Movement What was the social problem?What were they fighting for?How did they go about their movement?What type of change did they cause?
3Frederick Douglass· Douglass taught himself how to read as a child before escaping slavery.· He lectured against slavery throughout the U.S. and Great Britain.
4· Douglass also started the anti-slavery newspaper The North Star.
5Angelina and Sarah Grimké · The Grimké sisters were daughters of a wealthy Southern slaveholder.· They gave lectures throughout the U.S. on the evils of slavery.
6Underground Railroad – secret network of people who helped runaway slaves to reach freedom in the North or Canada
7· Harriet Tubman lead over 300 slaves to freedom.
8Harriet Tubman Quotations: “I 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.”“I had crossed the line. I was free; but there was no one to welcome me to the land of freedom. I was a stranger in a strange land.”“Quakers almost as good as colored.... They call themselves friends and you can trust them every time.”
9William Lloyd Garrison · Garrison was a white abolitionist who started the anti-slavery newspaper the Liberator.· Garrison also started the New England Anti-Slavery Society.
10In the very first issue of his anti-slavery newspaper, the Liberator, William Lloyd Garrison stated, "I do not wish to think, or speak, or write, with moderation I am in earnest -- I will not equivocate -- I will not excuse -- I will not retreat a single inch -- AND I WILL BE HEARD."
11Underground Railroad Heritage Trail Sites in New York State “Save Us John Parker” dramatizes a family’s escape and rescue from slavery by John Parker, documented in his biography, His Promised Land. (video – 7:54)Underground Railroad Heritage Trail Sites in New York StateThe John Parker House in Ripley, Ohio.
12American History Public Policy Analyst As public policy analysts you will use the AHPPA to identify the social problem and complete the first worksheet. Second, gather the evidence the social problem and complete the second worksheet.