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Abolitionists

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• William Lloyd Garrison
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Harriet Beecher Stowe
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Frederick Douglass
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John Brown

Definition: People who were part of the movement (sometimes violent) to eradicate slavery. Prominent abolitionists included William Lloyd Garrison, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Frederick Douglass, Horace Greeley, and John Brown.

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The Civil War was one of the most devastating events in American History. Read about the causes, see the heroes, and share the horror. Start here.

Elsewhere on the Web:
Abolitionists
This excellent site from the Underground Railroad site has good information about Abolition and the people who worked to make it happen.

More on Abolitionists
More general information on the anti-slavery movement and its leaders.

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