Chapter 14. 4 Abolition and women’s rights

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Chapter 14.4

Abolition and women’s rights

Main ideas: the spread of democracy led to calls for freedom for slaves and more rights for women

Why it matters now: the abolitionist and women reformers of this time inspired reformers of the 20th-centruy reformers
Abolition: the movement to end slavery

Significance: caused a big uproar with the people who were against slavery

Fredrick Douglass: public speaker and lecturer for the Massachusetts anti-slavery society

Significance: he published an autobiography of his slave experiences

Sojourner truth: an abolist speaker who drew huge crowds and who drew huge crowds

Significance: he won a court battle to regain her son from slavery

Underground Railroad: a series of escape routes used by slaves heading to the north from the south

Significance: help slaves escape slavery

Harriet Tubman: a born slave; when 13 years old once tried to save another slave from being punished
Lucretia Mott & Elizabeth Cady Stanton: part of American delegation that attended the world anti-slvery convention

Signifigance where not allowed to talk at convetion because of sex

Main ideas

  1. Why were freedom of speech and freedom of the press important to the abolitionist movement?

  1. What where Frederick Douglass’s contributions to the abolitionist movement?

He published an autobiography of his slave experiences
C. what were Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s contributions to the women’s right movement?

Helped create a movement for women’s rights

Blue WB

  1. How did William lyiod garrison work to end slavery?

Published a newspaper called the liberator in support

  1. How did Frederick Douglass and sojourner truth fight for abolitions?

He won a court battle to regain her son from slavery

  1. How did runaway salves escape to freedom on the Underground Railroad? Hid by day in stations and at night traveled by boats wagon on foot on preset routes

  1. What did women at the Seneca Falls convention demand? Women’s rights

5. How did Susan b. Anthony work for women’s rights?

Fighting for right to own land and the right to vote

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