North, South, Abolition, Women's Rights 2

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Why Europeans came to America

Economic opportunity and to escape famine and religious persecution.

Sojourner Truth and Frederick Douglass

Effective abolitionists because they were born into slavery.

push factors

A factor that causes people to leave their homelands and migrate to another region.

Seneca Falls

Convention organized so women could win the same rights as men

sectional rivalries

Caused by slavery.

agriculture

What the economy of the South was based on.

women's rights and abolition

Causes that women worked on.

broken up families

The worse part of slavery.

John Brown

Abolitionist that preached that violence was necessary to end slavery.

Sojourner Truth

Former slave, abolitionist, and speaker for women's rights.

cotton gin

Technological innovation that changed the processing of cotton.

steamboats and railroads

Important means of transportation in the 1800's.

William Lloyd Garrison

United States abolitionist who published an anti-slavery newspaper called The Liberator.

John Quincy Adams

Abolitionist who tried to write laws abolishing slavery.

Underground Railroad

A system of secret routes used by escaping slaves to reach freedom in the North or in Canada.

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