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Abolitionist

Lemuel Haynes 1st African priest for a white church

1783

Nat Turner Led a bloody slave rebellion in Virginia

1831

Fredrick Douglas Attended the “American Anti-Slavery Society” convention

1843

Lucy Stone can't give graduation speak because of being a woman

1847

Henry Brown Mailed himself to freedom

1849

Harriet Tubman Took her first of many escapes to Canada

1849

Harriet Jacobs Wrote “Incidents of a Slave Girl”

1861

Julia Ward Howe visits Abraham Lincoln

1861

Elijah Marrs Taught slaves to read and write

1864

Womens Movement

Angelina Grimke Wrote “An Appeal to the Christian Women of the South”

1836

Dorthea Dix Taught Sunday School in jail then advocated for the mentally ill

1841

Elizabeth Blackwell 1st American female doctor

1847

Susan B. Anthony created the Declaration of Sentiments

1848

Charlotte Woodward 19 year-old factory worker spoke at Declaration of Sentiments

1848

Sojourner Truth delivered her famous “Ain’t I a Woman” Speech

1851

Elizabeth Stanton Drafted a petition that gave women the right to vote

1866

Anna H. Shaw 1st woman ordained Methodist minister

1890