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Objective: To examine the mid-19 th century abolitionist movement. Abolitionists – people who wanted to end slavery in the U.S. Mr. Wenban 7 th Social.

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1 Objective: To examine the mid-19 th century abolitionist movement. Abolitionists – people who wanted to end slavery in the U.S. Mr. Wenban 7 th Social Studies Binghamton East Middle

2 Abolitionist 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?

3 Frederick 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.

5 · They gave lectures throughout the U.S. on the evils of slavery. Angelina and Sarah Grimké · The Grimké sisters were daughters of a wealthy Southern slaveholder.

6 Underground 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.

8 Harriet 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.”

9 · Garrison also started the New England Anti-Slavery Society. William Lloyd Garrison · Garrison was a white abolitionist who started the anti-slavery newspaper the Liberator.

10 In 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."

11 “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)(video – 7:54) The John Parker House in Ripley, Ohio. Underground Railroad Heritage Trail Sites in New York State

12 American 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.identify the social problemgather the evidence


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