Benjamin lundy was born Janurary 4, 1789. He died of unknown causes on August 22, 1839. He was born in Wheeling, Virgina the headquarters of slave trade. He started a group of abolitionists that quickly grew to 500 people.
It was wrong to have slaves because we enslaved human beings. He wanted to end slavery as fast as he could. He acomplished creating a group to go against slavery and it grew over 500 people in a month. He also made a newspaper company! He was a good reason why slavery came to an end. He would ship slaves to the West Indies so they would be free. He also made a newspaper going against slavery called the Genius. He is honered by a bronze plaque by his gravesite.