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To prevent the reading of antislavery petitions in Congress.
What was the purpose of the gag rule passed by the southern members of congress?
What was emancipation and who in society sought this for slaves?
The Emancipation purpose was to free slaves in the Confederacy by presidential decree and the American Anti-Slavery Society thought this for slaves.
What was the Underground Railroad and who was the most important person to help the slaves escape to freedom?
The Underground Railroad was a network of meeting places, secret routes, passageways and safe houses used by slaves in the U.S. to escape slave holding states to northern states and Canada. And the Harriet Tu…
What are people who fought to end slavery called?
The American Colonization society was formed to promote?
Moving freed African American slaves back to Africa.
What did those who were radical abolitionist want to happen immediately?
The fight over the Indian Removal Bill immediately preceded the radicalization of the antislavery movement in the early 1830s.
Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey
Who was the former slave who started an anti-slavery newspaper?
What is the name of the famous newspaper published by William Lloyd Garrison?
What did Catherine Beecher believe that woman should be spending their time doing?
She believed that women should expand their place in society by becoming teachers, allowing them to use their nurturing skills and moral conscience in a professional sphere.
It didn't change anything
Why was the World Anti-Slavery Convention in 1840 seen as a failure?
Who organized the Seneca Falls Convention and Where did this convention take place?
The convention was organized by Lucretia Mott and Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Took place at the Wesleyan Chapel in Seneca Falls, N.Y.
Women's rights to vote.
At the Seneca Falls Convention, Elizabeth Cady Stanton presented what to be voted on?
Women began to form groups that would protest Women's rights
What did women begin to do as a society as a result of the early women's rights movement?
What was Uncle Tom's Cabin and what was the focus of Uncle Tom's Cabin?
It is an anti-slavery novel by American author Harriet Beecher Stowe and the focus of it was on the struggles of a slave.
Who was Elizabeth Blackwell and why was she important?
Elizabeth Blackwell was the first woman to receive a medical degree in the United States, as well as the first woman on the UK Medical Register.
The Feminist movement
Women of the early women's rights movement began to compare their movement to what other negative issue that was going on in the United States during this time period?
In what way did Maria Mitchell make history for woman?
Maria Mitchell, was the first acknowledged female astronomer in the United States.
Who was the first female judge to serve on the New York State Supreme Court?
What is the meaning of the word Suffrage?
1. The right to vote in political elections.