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Wealthy NY abolitionist merchant whose home was demolished by a mob in 1834.

Lewis Tappan

Visionary black preacher whose bloody slave rebellion in 1831 tightened the reins of slavery in the South.

Nat Turner

Midwestern institution whose president expelled 18 students for organizing a debate on slavery.

Lane Theological Seminary

NY free black woman who fought for emancipation and women's rights

Soujourner Truth

Leading radical abolitionst who burned the Constitution as "a covenant with death and an agreement with hell."

William L. Garrison

Author of an abolitionst novel that portrated the separation of slave families by auction.

Harriet Beecher Stowe

Site of the last major southern debate over slavery and emancipation, in 1831-1832

VA legislature

English novelist whose romantic medievalism encouraged the semifeudal ideals of the southern planter aristocracy

Sir Walter Scott

Black abolitionist who visited West Africa in 1859 to examine sites where African Americans might relocate.

Martin Delany

Former president who fought for the right to discuss slavery in congress

John Quincy Adams

IL ediotr whose death at the hands of a mob made him an abolitionist martyr

Elijah Lovejoy

West African republic founded in 1822 by freed blacks from the US


Escaped slave and great black abolitionist who fought to end slavery through political action

Frederick Douglass

Black abolitionist writer who called for a bloodt end to slavery in an appeal of 1829

David Walker

Leader of the "Lane Rebels" who wrote the powerful antislavery work, American Slavery as it is.

Theodore Weld

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