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Chapter 15 Vocab
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Quaker women's rights advocate who also strongly supported abolition of slavery
minister who spoke against both Charles Grandison Finney and alcohol consumption
United States educator who introduced reforms that significantly altered the system of public education (1796-1859)
African American who co-founded Freedom's Journal, the first African American newspaper, in New York City
restraint or moderation, especially in regards to alcohol or food
to change for the better
a person who hid slaves in their homes or other places such as barns or attics
The North Star
antislavery newspaper published by Fredrick Douglass
large public meetings for preaching and prayer
William Lloyd Garrison
American abolitionist, journalist and social reformer. Editor of abolitionist newspaper "The Liberator", a founders of the American Anti-Slavery Society.
Rights activist on behalf of mentally ill patients - created first wave of US mental asylums
A New Jersey Quaker who published the leading antislavery newspaper of the time.
Elizabeth Candy Stanton
Reformer who helped organize the first women's rights convention
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Author of Uncle Tom's Cabin
Ralph Waldo Emerson
United States writer and leading exponent of transcendentalism (1803-1882)
Newspaper publisher and apart of the State Colonization Society
A West African nation founded in 1822 by the American Colonization Society to serve as a homeland for free blacks to settle
Movement to end slavery
a forcible overthrow of a government or social order in favor of a new system.
A place where runaway slaves would go to get a rest
Anti-slavery newspaper written by William Lloyd Garrison; drew attention to abolition, both positive and negative, causing a war of words btw supporters of slavery and those opposed.
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