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					                          ANTI-SLAVERY PANELISTS
Paul Cuffe: He was an Black philanthropist, merchant, sea captain and abolitionist. The
son of a former African slave father and American Indian mother, Cuffe was born on the
island of Cuttyhunk, Massachusetts, near the commercial port of New Bedford.
http://www.aaregistry.com/african_american_history/302/Philanthropist_Paul_Cuffe_ch
ampioned_equality__


Levi Coffin: He was an American abolitionist and President of the Underground
Railroad. Levi Coffin was from New Garden, North Carolina,
http://www.aaregistry.com/african_american_history/419/Levi_Coffin_Underground_R
ailroad_President___


Lacretia Motts: She was an American abolitionist and educator.. Born in the seaport
town of Nantucket, Massachusetts.
http://www.aaregistry.com/african_american_history/1551/Lucretia_Mott_an_early_abo
litionist


Sarah Moore Grimke’: She was American abolitionist and advocate of women's rights.
From Charleston, South Carolina, she came from a distinguished Southern family.
http://www.aaregistry.com/african_american_history/1126/Sarah_Moore_Grimke_foug
ht_for_slaves_and_women


Sojourner Truth: She was a Black abolitionist and advocate of women's rights. Born into
slavery in Hurley, Ulster County, New York, and originally named Isabella. (She was
freed when New York State emancipated slaves in 1828.)
http://www.aaregistry.com/african_american_history/515/Sojourner_Truth_abolishonist
_and_womens_rights_pioneer


William Lloyd Garrison: He was an American abolitionist and newspaper publisher. The
son of a seaman from Newburyport, Massachusetts he was indentured at the age of 14
to the owner of the Newburyport Herald where he became an expert printer.
http://www.aaregistry.com/african_american_history/2508/A_true_friend_of_early_Bla
ck_America_William_Lloyd_Garrison
Charles Sumner: He was an American politician and abolitionist. The son of a lawyer he
was from Boston, Massachusetts.
http://www.aaregistry.com/african_american_history/2199/Charles_Sumner_an_abolitio
nist_in_politics


Horace Greenley: He was an American journalist and abolitionist. From in Amherst,
New Hampshire, he trained as a printer moving to New York City where he became a
journalist.
http://www.aaregistry.com/african_american_history/2165/Horace_Greeley_abolitionist
_with_pen_in_hand


Harriet Jacobs: She was an African-American abolitionist and author. Born into slavery
in Edenton, North Carolina
http://www.aaregistry.com/african_american_history/748/Author_of_freedom_Harriet_J
acobs__


Henry “Box” Brown: He was a Black abolitionist and writer. Brown was born a slave
Louisa County, Virginia. He was separated from his family in 1830 and brought to
Richmond to work in a tobacco factory.
http://www.aaregistry.com/african_american_history/2124/Henry_Box_Brown_a_deter
mined_and_innovative_abolitionist


Frederick Douglass: He was a Black abolitionist, orator, and writer, who escaped
slavery and urged other Blacks to do likewise before and during the American Civil War.
From Tuckahoe, Maryland, he was the son of a slave.
http://www.aaregistry.com/african_american_history/694/Frederick_Douglass_tireless_
humanitarian__


Elizabeth Keckley: She was a Black domestic, author, and abolitionist. Born at the
Dinwiddie Court House, Virginia, she was a dressmaker, seamstress, and personal maid
to President Abraham Lincoln's wife, Mary Todd. When she was in her teens, the
Burgwells sold her to a slave owner in North Carolina by whom she was raped and had
one child, George.
http://www.aaregistry.com/african_american_history/26/Elizabeth_Keckley_Mary_Tod
ds_maid___
Henry McNeal Turner: He was a Black Nationalist, Repatriations advocate, and
Minister. From near Abbeville, South Carolina, born of free parents, McNeal was
ordained a minister in the African Methodist Episcopal Church
http://www.aaregistry.com/african_american_history/571/Henry_Turner__Minister_and
_Nationalist__


Abraham Lincoln: The sixteen president of the United States. He built the Republican
Party into a strong national organization. Further, he rallied most of the northern
Democrats to the Union cause. On January 1, 1863, he issued the Emancipation
Proclamation that declared forever free those slaves within the Confederacy.
http://www.whitehouse.gov/history/presidents/al16.html


Ulysses S. Grant: was an American general and the eighteenth President of the United
States. He achieved international fame as the leading Union general in the American
Civil War
www.whitehouse.gov/kids/presidents/ulyssesgrant.html

				
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