Presentation on theme: "APUSH Review: Famous Abolitionists"— Presentation transcript:
1 APUSH Review: Famous Abolitionists APUSH Review: Famous AbolitionistsEverything You Need To Know About Abolitionists To Succeed In APUSH
2 Early Abolitionism Quakers American Colonization Society Colonial Era abolitionistsAmerican Colonization SocietyFounded in 1817Goal was to send former slaves to Africa (Liberia)Prominent members included Henry Clay, Abraham Lincoln (early on) and many othersMost African – Americans did NOT want to go
3 Important Abolitionists Harriet Beecher StoweUncle Tom’s CabinShowed the evils of slavery and breaking up familiesTheodore Dwight Weld:American Slavery As It IsMarried Angelina GrimkéAngelina and Sarah GrimkéSouthern women that advocated abolitionism and women’s rightsHarriet Tubman:Former slave, helped other slaves escape via the Underground RailroadHelped over 300 slaves
4 Important Abolitionists David WalkerCalled for unity among blacks, violence to end slaveryElijah LovejoyMinster and newspaper editor from IllinoisA mob burned his warehouse where his printing press was; shot and killedHelped inspire John BrownJohn Brown:Part of “Bleeding Kansas” and architect of the raid at Harpers Ferry
5 2 Absolutely Must-Know Abolitionists William Lloyd Garrison:The LiberatorCalled for the immediate end to slavery without compensationDisliked the Constitution since it allowed slavery; urged secession by the NorthFrederick DouglassFormer slave, great orator, published The North StarTraveled to Europe to speak against slaveryAttended the women’s rights movement at Seneca Falls
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