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  • Harriet Tubman became famous for her work on the Underground Railroad. She was an escaped slave herself.
  • Between  1850  and  1858,  Harriet  Tubman  led  300  slaves  to  freedom.
  • Come  on,  let's  go.
  • However,  he  did  not  succeed  as  Robert  E.  Lee  led  soldiers  to end  the  revolt.  Brown  was  later  sentenced  to  death.
  •            In  1859,  a  radical  abolitionist  named  John Brown  led  a raid  on  a  federal  arsenal  in  Harpers  Ferry,  Virginia. He  hoped  to  arm  slaves  to  lead  a  revolt.
  • End  slavery!!
  • Stop  fighting  now !
  • If I was brought into free territory, I should be free!
  • Dred Scott  a  slave,  was  brought  into  free  territory  by  his master  so  he  went  to  court  to  try  to  get  his  freedom.   Chief Justice  Roger  B.  Taney  wrote  the  decision.  It  stated  that since  Scott  was property, he  had  no  right  to  sue.  Italso  declared  the  Missouri  Compromise  unconstitutional.
  •  I  was  brought  into  free  territory,  so  I  should  be  free.
  • He  is  my  property,  so  no one  can  take  him  away  from  me
  • In  early  1831,  William  L.  Garrison  began  to  publish  his newspaper,  the  Liberator.  It  was  supported  by  free African-Americans. 
  • This  was  inspiration  for  theAnti-Slavery  Society.  They  said  slavery  was  a  sin  and  needed  to  be  abolished.
  • Preach!
  • The  Underground  Railroad  was  a  series  of  trails  and  safehouses  used  to  get  runaway slaves  to  a  free  state.  Many abolitionists  became  well  known  for  helping  with  the  Underground  Railroad. 
  • We  leave  now, follow  the North Star.
  • Harriet  Beecher  Stowe  was  a  famous  abolitionist  who  became  well-known  due  to  the  publishing  of  her  book,  Uncle  Tom's  Cabin.  It  told   readers  about  the  horrors  of  slavery.  An  abolitionist  was  someone  who  wanted  to  abolish  slavery.  Harriet  Beecher  Stowe  is  an  example of an abolitionist. 
  • An abolitionist was someone who wanted to abolish slavery. They could do this in many ways. For example, Harriet Beecher Stowe wrote a book called Uncle Tom's Cabin. It told about the horrors of slavery. This book was supported by the North who were anti-slavery.
  • Slavery  is  horrible  and  it needs  to  be  abolished  now!!
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