Chapter 14, Section 4The movement to end slaveryAbolition or a complete end to slaveryAmerican Anti-Slavery Society Its members wanted immediate emancipation and racial equality for African AmericansThe Quakers were among the first group to challenge slavery on religious grounds.
SlaveryAntislavery reformers did not always agree on the details. They differed how much equality they thought African Americans should have like full political and or social equalities.
The Underground RailroadThe organization was not an actual railroad but was a network of people who arranged transportation and hiding places for fugitives, or escaped slavesWilliam Lloyd Garrison published an antislavery newspaper and helped found American Anti-Slavery Society
SlaveryCongress took action to block abolitionist by creating gag orders to ban talk of antislavery petitionsSome Americans opposed equality for African Americans because they had racist attitudes, feared losing jobs and saw slavery as vital to South's Economy Womens RightsIn 1838, Sarah Grimke published a pamphlet arguing for equal rights for women. She titled it Letters on the Equality of the sexes and the Condition of WomenSeneca Falls Convention the first public meeting about womens right held in the United States
Womens Rights cont.Declaration of Sentiments This document detailed beliefs about social injustice toward womenSojoumer Truth was a public speaker and supporter of both, abolition and the womens rights movementAbolition and Womens rightsFemale abolitionist found they were denied some rights which helped influence women to demand rights What limitations on womens right did many activist find unacceptablewere they lacked the right to votemarried women lost control of money and property,limited educational opportunitiespay inequalitiesAssessments for section 4, 5 and end of chapter questions..Question and AnswersPage 459, Questions 1a, 1b, 2a, 2b, 3a, 3bPage 466, Questions 1a, 1b, 2a, 2b, 3aPage 469, Questions 1-3, 4a, 4b, 5a, 6a, 6b, 7a, 8a, 10Page 471, Questions 1-6