self educated slave
successfully escaped slavery
lecturer for massachusetts anti-slavery society
published his own newspaper
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
one of first leaders in women's movement
Followed Elizabeth Cady Stanton in the women's rights movement.
Seneca Falls Convention
Took place in upperstate New York in 1848. Women of all ages and even some men went to discuss the rights and conditions of women. There, they wrote the Declaration of Sentiments, which among other things, tried to get women the right to vote.
An anti-slavery newspaper written by William Lloyd Garrison. It drew attention to abolition, both positive and negative, causing a war of words between supporters of slavery and those opposed.
The North Star
antislavery newspaper published by Fredrick Douglass
He was a black abolitionist who called for the immediate emancipation of slaves. He wrote the "Appeal to the Colored Citizens of the World." It called for a bloody end to white supremacy. He believed that the only way to end slavery was for slaves to physically revolt.
anti slavery activists who demanded the immediate end of slavery.