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Slavery in the United States

CONTENTS
The Amistad Case
The Amistad Case
a Supreme Court case resulting from the rebellion of Africans on board the Spanish schooner La Amistad in 1839

John Brown's Raid on Harpers Ferry
John Brown's Raid on Harpers Ferry

Emancipation Proclamation
Emancipation Proclamation

John Brown
John Brown
his passion for the abolitionist cause often led to murder, and ultimately to treason

Frederick Douglass
Frederick Douglass
very gifted abolitionist orator

Elijah Parish Lovejoy
Elijah Parish Lovejoy
abolitionist preacher/printer and martyr to his cause

Lucretia Coffin Mott
Lucretia Coffin Mott
abolitionist and advocate for women's rights

Harriet Tubman
Harriet Tubman
one of the most successful conductors on the Underground Railroad

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