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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.
Frederick Douglass
Effective abolitionist because he were born into slavery.
pull factors
A factor that causes people to go to a new country; jobs, religious freedom, no war
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.
John Brown
Abolitionist that preached that violence was necessary to end slavery.
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.