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1 Chapter 8 section 2 “Slavery and Abolition”…. Abolition ….the call to outlaw slavery William Lloyd Garrison: Newspaper called the LIBERATOR SLAVES SHOULD BE EMANCIPATED….the freeing of slaves Other events in the world ?????

2 8 The United StatesThe World 1820 Revolts break out in Spain and Portugal Large textile mill opens in Lowell, Massachusetts Sojourner Truth is freed from slavery Britain passes its first Reform Bill Britain abolishes slavery in its empire. TIME LINE HOME 1829 David Walker prints Appeal, a pamphlet urging slaves to revolt Nat Turner leads slave rebellion. Reforming American Society continued National Trades' Union is formed.

3 8 The United StatesThe World 1841 Utopian community is established at Brook Farm French and British introduce first forms of photography Frederick Douglass flees to New York City to escape slavery World's Anti-Slavery Convention is held in London Henry David Thoreau moves to Walden Pond Great Potato Famine begins in Ireland. TIME LINE HOME 1848 Seneca Falls Convention on women’s rights is held Revolutions erupt across Europe, causing many Germans and others to move to America. Reforming American Society

4 "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."

5 1831 William Lloyd Garrison begins publishing the antislavery newspaper The Liberator, advocating emancipation for black Americans held in bondage.The Liberator

6 Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey…..aka Fredrick Douglass The son of a slave woman and an unknown white man, "

7 1847 Frederick Douglass begins publication of the North Star, an antislavery newspaper, contributing to his break with white Abolitionist leader William Lloyd Garrison, publisher of The Liberator. Frederick Douglass

8 1822 Freedman Denmark Vesey plans the most extensive slave revolt in U.S. history. The Charleston rebellion is betrayed before the plan can be effected, leading to the hanging of Vesey and 34 others.Denmark Vesey 1829 Abolitionist David Walker publishes a pamphlet entitled Appeal... to the Colored Citizens of the World..., calling for a slave revolt. Radical for the time, it is accepted by a small minority of AbolitionistDavid Walker

9 1831 Nat Turner leads the only effective, sustained slave rebellion in U.S. history, attracting up to 75 fellow slaves and killing 60 whites. After the defeat of the insurrection, Turner is hanged on November 11. Nat Turner 1833 The American Anti-Slavery Society, the main activist arm of the Abolitionist movement, is founded under the leadership of William Lloyd Garrison.American Anti-Slavery Society

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15 1839 Slaves revolt on the Spanish slave ship Amistad in the Caribbean. After their arrest in Long Island Sound, former U.S. president John Quincy Adams successfully defends the rebels before the Supreme Court.Amistad

16 1850 Harriet Tubman returns to Maryland to guide members of her family to freedom via the Underground Railroad. Later helping more than 300 slaves to escape, she comes to be known as the "Moses of her people."


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