Abolition

By: Matt and Tj

Frederick Douglass

Frederick Douglass was a slave that escaped. After he escaped he became a leader of an abolitionist movement. He was known for his dazzling oratory and incisive antislavery writing. He wrote his own newspaper called the North Star.

William Lloyd Garrison

He was a Prominent American abolitionist, journalist, suffragist, and social reformer. He wrote a newspaper and it was called the Liberator.He was born December 12, 1805 born in Newburyport, MA. He died February 23, 1855, Gottingen, Germany.

The Grimke Sisters

The sisters Sarah and Angelina Grimke were activists for abolition and women's rights. They spoke out in front of mixed crowds of men and women and also people who did not think that men and women should be viewed as equals. Angelina was born in 1805 and died in 1873 Sarah was born in 1792 and died 1873.

Quakers in the antebellum period

The Quakers were a society of friends who all shared the same religion (Christianity). They were some of the first white people to denounce slavery in the American Colonies but they were the first organization to do it and they took a collective stand against slavery and they had multiple societies against it.