Thurs 3/23 – “Abolition”

Learning Targets

I Can define Abolition

I Can explain the important role that Fredrick Douglas, Sojourner Truth, Harriet Tubman, and William Lloyd Garrison had in the movement to abolish slavery.

I Can explain the purpose of the Underground Railroad 

The Main Course

Today in class we will be answering the following questions:

Chapter 14.4 Abolition (pg. 424-426)

1. What is Abolition?

What are Abolitionists? 

2. Who is William Lloyd Garrison?

What is he best known for?

 3. Why were Fredrick Douglas & Sojourner Truth so important to the abolition movement?

Why were they such effective speakers against the use of slavery?

 4. What is the Underground Railroad?

What were stations and who were conductors?

5. Who was Harriet Tubman?

Why was she such a threat to the South?

Today’s Resources:

Today’s Notes: Abolition

Today’s Power Point: 14.4 Abolition

Pages from the Book: 14.4 Abolition & Women Rights

 Advanced American History HW:   The American Abolitionist Movement


To help us get a slightly better look into the life Fredrick Douglas and his involvement with William Lloyd Garrison we will be watching a short video.

During this video we will be filling in the following graphic organizer to collect our thoughts:   The Abolitionists Graphic Organizer

Extra Resource:


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