Began with the idea of purchasing and transporting of slaves to Free African states, which had little success. Anti-Slavery societies founded, some faced violent opposition.
He was known as the most forceful temperance orator in the Western States
He was a physician, author, abolitionist, and early black nationalist. In 1843, Delany published the first black newspaper.
Prominent American abolitionist, author and orator. Born a slave, Douglass escaped at 20 and eventually became a renowned antislavery activist
Well known revivalist, theologian, author, pastor, college professor and reformer.
Black author of an incendiary antislavery pamphlet. In 1829, first published his famous seventy six page pamphlet entitled: Walker's Appeal in Four Articles.
American Presbyterian minister, journalist, newspaper editor, and abolitionist. Sadly, he was murdered in 1837 by a pro-slavery mob.
10th President of the U.S, served 1 term in office.
11th President of the U.S, served 1 term in office.