The abolitionists [videorecording]

"Radicals. Agitators. Troublemakers. Liberators. Called many names, the abolitionists tore the nation apart in order to create a more perfect union. Men and women, black and white, Northerners and Southerners, poor and wealthy, these passionate anti-slavery activists fought body and soul in the...

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Contributors: Rapley, Rob. (Screenwriter, Producer), Grimberg, Sharon., Brooks, Richard, 1962-, Platt, Oliver.
Format: DVD
Language:English
Published: Boston, Mass. : Arlington, Va. : WGBH Educational Foundation ; PBS Distribution, [2013]
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Table of Contents:
  • Part 1. (54 min.) Introduction
  • Angelina's religious struggle
  • Slavery and the American economy
  • The Liberator
  • The postal campaign
  • Garrison faces a mob
  • Angelina & Theodore Weld
  • Leaving the American anti-slavery society.
  • Part 2. (54 min.) Introduction
  • Douglass escapes slavery
  • Douglass flees to Great Britain
  • The North Star
  • Harriet's loss
  • The great compromise
  • Uncle Tom's cabin.
  • Part 3. (54 min.) Introduction
  • Battle over Kansas
  • Raid on Harpers Ferry
  • The Civil War begins
  • The Emancipation Proclamation
  • Victory.