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The Abolitionist Movement

Summary: Contends that through the work of abolitionists, slavery was abolished sooner that it might have been otherwise. Describes many of the goals and tactics used by early Quaker abolitionists.
As an American, one is entitled to all the rights and privileges of a citizen. One can vote, hold office, drive any vehicle or own land. However, at one point in time African Americans were not entitled to these basic rights and principles which many people today take for granted. It took the efforts of a group of men and women, called abolitionists, to help African Americans sever the chains of slavery. Through the work of these abolitionists, there were many advances in the road to freedom for enslaved African Americans.

The most common reason for the so called Abolitionist Movement was the obvious racism of whites in the North. These whites feared that African Americans would take all the available jobs. However, most reasons for abolitionists were less selfish. Revivalists, of the Second Great Awakening, argued that the United States needed moral reformation. Most saw slavery...

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