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The Movement to End Slavery 13.4. Abolition Movement to end slavery on moral grounds Some called for immediate emancipation (freedom), others for gradual.

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1 The Movement to End Slavery 13.4

2 Abolition Movement to end slavery on moral grounds Some called for immediate emancipation (freedom), others for gradual. Abolitionists had different views –Some supported freedom, but not equality for Blacks

3 By 1833 & 1848, Both Britain & France had outlawed Slavery

4 Colonization Movement Short lived movement to send free-blacks to Africa Many blacks rejected it, feeling that they should have a share in America’s wealth.

5 Northern Abolitionists Anti-Slavery speeches, newspapers, & literature William Lloyd Garrison: founder of the American Anti-Slavery Society, –Published the Liberator –Allowed Women a major role = caused a split

6 Abby Kelley Foster

7 Grimké Sisters 2 White southern abolitionists who wrote famous essays against slavery

8 African American Voices Most powerful Anti-Slavery activists Many former slaves wrote narratives & went on speaking tours.

9 Frederick Douglass Most famous Black Abolitionist Wrote 4 autobiographies, became world renown The North Star

10 The Underground Railroad Network of individuals & safe-houses that helped runaway slaves escape to free Canada. Harriet Tubman :most famous “conductor,” helped up to 300 slaves escape

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13 Slavery had many Supporters Slaves were seen as property, not people The Bible & ancient Greece/Rome has many examples of slavery Many northerners supported it for racist & economic reasons

14 Mobs often attacked abolitionists Southern writer George Fitzhugh –slavery was necessary for the black race –they lived better than northern wage- earners


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