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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- 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