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  • Story Of Harriet Beecher Stowe And Uncle
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    Johnston, Johanna, Harriet and the Runaway Book: The Story of Harriet Beecher Stowe and Uncle Tom's Cabin. Harriet Beecher Stowe was a high class women, reformer, and writer in the 1800's. She wrote many anti-slavery documents that helped reform society. You may know her as the writer of Uncle Tom's Cabin, the best-selling book in the 1800's about how awful slavery was. Because of the encouragement of her husband, Calvin E. Stowe, she became one of the most famous writers, reformers, and aboliti...
  • 1833 The American Anti Slavery Society
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    Slavery, social institution defined by law and custom as the most absolute involuntary form of human servitude. England entered the slave trade in the latter half of the 16th century. In 1713 the exclusive right to supply the Spanish colonies was granted to the British South Sea Company. The English based their trading in the North America. In North America the first African slaves landed at Jamestown, Virginia, in 1619. Brought by early English privateers, they were subjected to limited servitu...
  • Anti Slavery Movement
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    The Abolitionist Movement in the United States The abolitionist Movement was a campaign throughout the United States to end slavery in the 1800's. There were many reformers, most in northern states, that would dedicate their life's work to the abolishment of this institution. The first anti-slavery activities occurred as far back as colonial days. The Quakers of Pennsylvania condemned slavery on moral grounds alone. Thomas Jefferson and Patrick Henry both spoke strongly against slavery and tried...
  • Anti Slavery Whigs
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    Abraham was born a poor farmhand boy in Kentucky, but he moved from small cabins in Kentucky, Indiana, and finally settled in Illinois. He was a farmhand for his father in these states and didn't have much exposure to slavery, although, these states did have black / slave laws. Lincoln got his first dose of slavery at the age of eighteen when he was hired to take a flatboat down to New Orleans. I quote from Lincoln: A Photo biography "Lincoln would never forget the site of black men, women, and ...
  • Anti Slavery Movement People
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    Slavery was an event that has been going on for many years. It caused many problems, therefore some people knew it had to be stopped. The Anti-Slavery Movement began during the 1700's in Europe and later on it spread to the United States. In the U.S. there were many abolitionist leaders that were aiming to abolish slavery and some also aimed to give the slaves their rights. Many of those abolitionist leaders formed anti-slavery societies that included people who were against slavery. There was a...
  • American Anti Slavery Group
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    The American Anti-Slavery Group, Inc. was founded in 1993 to combat slavery around the world. American Anti-Slavery Group had achieved the goal of freeing over 45,000 slaves. The main objective of American Anti-Slavery Group was to press human rights concern and to unite a powerful anti-slavery movement. The American Anti-Slavery Group contributed to the continuing struggle to end slave trading in Afghan and other countries. American Anti-Slavery Group also helped exploited the poor conditions t...

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