Perhaps the most prominent and controversial reform movement of the antebellum period. In 1831, William Lloyd Garrison launched a newspaper, The Liberator, earning himself a reputation as the most radical white voice on this issue. Whereas past people in the movement had suggested African Americans be shipped back to Africa, Garrison working in conjunction with prominent Black abolitionists, including Fredrick Douglass, demanded the end of slavery and equal civil rights for African Americans. Their battle cry was "immediate emancipation;” however, abolitionists
A. Create a timeline of these reform movements with the following guidelines in mind:
a. Include name, dates, and a representative symbol (be thoughtful),
b. Please add: American Revolution, U.S. Constitution, Mexican American War, Civil War, Spanish American War,
WWI, and WWII. Look up dates.
c. Leave LOTS of space at the end to add additional movements,
d. Add the post-war Civil Rights movement(s) based on the film from this week.
were a minority in the United States in the 1830s and 1840s. Other important abolitionists include Sojourner Truth, Harriet Tubman, Angelina and Sarah Grimke.