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A leading evangelist of the Second Great Awakening, he preached that each person had capacity for spiritual rebirth and salvation and that through individual effort could be saved. His concept of "utility of benevolence" proposed the reformation of society as well as of individuals.
(1817-1895) American abolitionist and writer, he escaped slavery and became a leading African American spokesman and writer. He published his biography, The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, and founded the abolitionist newspaper, the North Star.
Sarah Bagley-who was she and what did she fight for?
was an defender for women's rights and one of the most important labor leaders in New England during the 1840s.
A Quaker who attended an anti-slavery convention in 1840 and her party of women was not recognized. She and Stanton called the first women's right convention in New York in 1848
Presbyterian clergyman, temperance movement leader and a leader of the Second Great Awakening of the United States.
Secretary of the Massachusetts Board of Education; "Father of the public school system"; a prominent proponent of public school reform, & set the standard for public schools throughout the nation; lengthened academic year; pro training & higher salaries to teachers
African American who co-founded Freedom's Journal, the first African American newspaper, in New York City
an ideal sociey
restraint or moderation, especially in regards to alcohol or food
to bring back to rightness, order, or morality
a person who hid slaves in their homes or other places such as barns or attics
North Star Newspaper
A newspaper was written by Fredrick Douglass expressing his thoughts and ideas about slavery and trying to influence people's opinions and persuade them to change their minds about slavery.
Religious camp meetings
William Loyd Garrison
important abolitionist leader who founded abolitionist newspaper, the Liberator; cofounded the New England Antislavery Society
A reformer and pioneer in the movement to treat the insane as mentally ill, beginning in the 1820's, she was responsible for improving conditions in jails, poorhouses and insane asylums throughout the U.S. and Canada. She succeeded in persuading many states to assume responsibility for the care of the mentally ill. She served as the Superintendant of Nurses for the Union Army during the Civil War.
was an American Quaker abolitionist who established several anti-slavery newspapers and worked for many others. He traveled widely seeking to limit the expansion of slavery, and in seeking to establish a colony to which freed slaves might be located, outside of the United States.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
(1815-1902) A suffragette who, with Lucretia Mott, organized the first convention on women's rights, held in Seneca Falls, New York in 1848. Issued the Declaration of Sentiments which declared men and women to be equal and demanded the right to vote for women. Co-founded the National Women's Suffrage Association with Susan B. Anthony in 1869.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Author of Uncle Tom's Cabin from florida
Ralph Waldo Emerson
American transcendentalist who was against slavery and stressed self-reliance, optimism, self-improvement, self-confidence, and freedom. He was a prime example of a transcendentalist and helped further the movement.
Colonizer of the libra
In 1820, the American Colonization Society created a colony in West Africa for freed slaves to go. By the 1840s this colony had its own constitution and became and independent nation.
Movement to end slavery
a forcible overthrow of a government or social order in favor of a new system.
Station (Underground Railroad)
The jackson house ??
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.
Seneca Falls Convention
(1848) the first national women's rights convention at which the Declaration of Sentiments was written
were 19th-century American Quakers, educators and writers who were early advocates of abolitionism and women's rights. They use their inheritance to but slaves and free them
Susan B. Anthony
social reformer who campaigned for womens rights, the temperance, and was an abolitionist, helped form the National Woman Suffrage Assosiation
American Presbyterian minister, journalist, and news paper editor who was murdered by a mob for his abolitionist views
United States abolitionist born a slave on a plantation in Maryland and became a famous conductor on the Underground Railroad leading other slaves to freedom in the North (1820-1913)
United States abolitionist and feminist who was freed from slavery and became a leading advocate of the abolition of slavery and for the rights of women (1797-1883)
First woman to receive a medical degree in the U.S.
Henry David Thoreau
American transcendentalist who was against a government that supported slavery. He wrote down his beliefs in Walden. He started the movement of civil-disobedience when he refused to pay the toll-tax to support him Mexican War.
American Colonization Society
A Society that thought slavery was bad. They would buy land in Africa and get free blacks to move there. One of these such colonies was made into what now is Liberia. Most sponsors just wanted to get blacks out of their country.
A philosophy pioneered by Ralph Waldo Emerson in the 1830's and 1840's, in which each person has direct communication with God and Nature, and there is no need for organized churches. It incorporated the ideas that mind goes beyond matter, intuition is valuable, that each soul is part of the Great Spirit, and each person is part of a reality where only the invisible is truly real. Promoted individualism, self-reliance, and freedom from social constraints, and emphasized emotions.
Conductor of the Underground Railroad
Agent ( Under ground railroad)
Helped slaves connect to other places
the right to vote in political elections
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