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Antebellum Period Prezi

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By Carolyn Fetchel & Hayley Brant Antebellum Period Harriet Beecher Stowe Douglass escaped slavery in early September of 1838 by impersonating a sailor
After escaping slavery he had numerous accomplishments including...
Became a lecturer for the Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society & a colleague to William Lloyd Garrison
Published his own abolitionist newspaper called "The North Star"
participated in the 1st women's rights convention in Seneca Falls
Wrote 3 autobiographies Frederick Douglass Goal: End the slave trade and set slaves free
How did it all start?
Society of Friends
Second Great Awakening
Anti-Slavery Society
African American Activists
Women abolitionists
Garrisonians
John Brown
Abolitionist influence Abolitionists Steps to becoming a free man:
1st step- escape from your slaveholder
2nd step- meet conductor, who would pose as a slave & enter plantation to guide you north
3rd step- travel between 10 to 20 miles to the next station where you can rest & eat (rest in a barn or out of the way place)
4th step- a message would be sent to the next station to alert its stationmaster The Underground Railroad
(1831) 1830's-1850's Terminology of the Railroad:
Pilots-those who went south to find slaves seeking freedom were called
Conductors- Those who guided slaves to safety and freedom were
Passengers-were the slaves
Stations-were people's homes or businesses, where fugitive passengers and conductors could safely hide Writer and philanthropist
Best known for the popular anti-slavery book Uncle Tom's Cabin
Born into a well educated family
Her life changing move to Cincinnati
Other publications: Dred
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