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  1. Nov 29, 2019 · The abolitionist movement was the effort to end slavery, led by famous abolitionists like Frederick Douglass, Harriet Tubman, Sojourner Truth and John Brown.

  2. The prison abolitionist movement is distinct from conventional prison reform, which is the attempt to improve conditions inside prisons.: 3 Some supporters of decarceration and prison abolition also work to end solitary confinement, the death penalty, and the construction of new prisons through non-reformist reform.

  3. The woman's suffrage movement, led in the nineteenth century by stalwart women such as Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, had its genesis in the abolitionist movement, but by the dawn of the twentieth century, Anthony's goal of universal suffrage was eclipsed by a near-universal racism in the United States.

  4. Feb 26, 2015 · Two early and prominent activists for abolition and women’s rights, Sarah Grimke (1792-1873) and Angelina Grimke Weld (1805-1879) were raised in the cradle of slavery on a plantation in South Carolina. The Grimke sisters, as they were known, grew to despise slavery after witnessing its cruel effects at a young age.

  5. Apr 02, 2014 · Walker's actions changed the tone and aims of the abolition movement. Most abolitionists had supported the gradual phasing out of slavery, but Walker declared that the institution was a scourge ...

  6. We also support actions and work by the abolitionist movement, at national, regional and global level. When Amnesty started its work in 1977, only 16 countries had totally abolished the death penalty. Today, that number has risen to 108 – more than half the world’s countries. More than two-thirds are abolitionist in law or practice.

  7. Aug 21, 2019 · The Civil Rights Act did not end the civil rights movement, of course, and in 1965, the Voting Rights Act was designed to end discrimination against Black Americans. In increasingly stringent and desperate acts, Southern legislators had put in place extensive "literacy tests" that were used to discourage prospective Black voters from ...

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