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.
A factor that causes people to leave their homelands and migrate to another region.
Convention organized so women could win the same rights as men
Caused by slavery.
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.
Abolitionist that preached that violence was necessary to end slavery.
Former slave, abolitionist, and speaker for women's rights.
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.
A system of secret routes used by escaping slaves to reach freedom in the North or in Canada.