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John Brown- Frederick Douglass- William Lloyd Garrison- threatened the American way of life. He believed that southerners could be convinced of the sin of slaveholding Harriet Jacobs- 21 years old when she escaped hid in floorboards swamps and her grandmother’s house. Stayed hidden in a small space for seven years Nat Turner- David Walker- violently condemned slavery and racism and claimed America is more ours than it is the rights. Walker charged the nation with being hypocrites by throwing the
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Unformatted text preview: ideals of freedom in the face of whites. Died under mysterious circumstances Abolitionist Movement- an attempt to destroy the fabric of racism and slavery in America Civil War-Compromise of 1850-Dred Scott Decision-Emancipation Proclamation-Fugitive Slave Laws (1850)- Western Expansion- Malaria on the Rice-Butler estate caused mass miscarriages and sickened the mothers...
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