• American Experience -- S25 Ep12: Frederick Douglass Writes His Autobiography
    S25 Ep12: Frederick Douglass Writes His ...
    In his 1845 book, Frederick Douglass told the truth about his life as a slave, ...
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  • American Experience -- Garrison Gets Attacked
    Garrison Gets Attacked
    On October 21, 1835, William Lloyd Garrison was headed to give an anti-slavery ...
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  • American Experience -- S1: Tragedy Leads to Inspiration
    S1: Tragedy Leads to Inspiration
    An 1849 Cholera outbreak in Cincinnati claims Harriet Beecher Stowe's beloved ...
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  • American Experience -- S25 Ep12: Violence Against Abolitionists
    S25 Ep12: Violence Against Abolitionists
    Abolitionists, including Lewis Tappan and William Lloyd Garrison, were surprised ...
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  • American Experience -- S25 Ep12: Women's Voices in the Abolitionist Movement
    S25 Ep12: Women's Voices in the ...
    The Grimke sisters, Angelina and Sarah, lectured against slavery throughout the ...
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  • American Experience -- S25 Ep12: A Viral Campaign against Slavery
    S25 Ep12: A Viral Campaign against ...
    In 1835, abolitionists William Lloyd Garrison and Lewis Tappan proposed a a bold ...
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  • American Experience -- S25 Ep12: A Radical Wedding and a Violent Response
    S25 Ep12: A Radical Wedding and a ...
    In the spring of 1838, abolitionists Theodore Weld and Angelina Grimke wed in a ...
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  • American Experience -- S25 Ep12: Bearing Witness: American Slavery As It Is
    S25 Ep12: Bearing Witness: American ...
    The 1839 book 'American Slavery As It Is: Testimony of a Thousand Witnesses', ...
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  • American Experience -- S25 Ep12: The Economics of Slavery
    S25 Ep12: The Economics of Slavery
    In the late 1820s there were 2 million men, women, and children living in ...
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  • American Experience -- S1: Abolitionist Allies Fall Out
    S1: Abolitionist Allies Fall Out
    After the Fugitive Slave Law of 1850, the abolition of slavery takes on a new ...
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  • American Experience -- S1: Uncle Tom's Cabin
    S1: Uncle Tom's Cabin
    After moving to Brunswick, Maine, Harriet Beecher Stowe was deeply disturbed by ...
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  • American Experience -- S1: Garrison Burns the Constitution
    S1: Garrison Burns the Constitution
    After fighting for the abolition of slavery for 25 years, William Lloyd Garrison ...
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  • American Experience -- S1: Failed Protests
    S1: Failed Protests
    In the Spring of 1854, fugitive slave Anthony Burns sat in Boston's city jail. ...
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  • American Experience -- S1: Garrison Closes The Liberator
    S1: Garrison Closes The Liberator
    After four decades and 1,803 issues, William Lloyd Garrison closed The Liberator ...
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  • American Experience -- S1: Two Abolitionists Unite
    S1: Two Abolitionists Unite
    Abolitionist activists Angelina Grimke and Theodore Weld declared their love for ...
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  • American Experience -- S1: The Burning of Pennsylvania Hall
    S1: The Burning of Pennsylvania Hall
    Inside Pennsylvania Hall in 1838, an abolitionist meeting was disrupted when ...
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  • American Experience -- S1: John Brown Gathers His Arsenal
    S1: John Brown Gathers His Arsenal
    John Brown put little stock in the idea of abolition through peaceful means. In ...
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  • American Experience -- S1: The Pottawatomie Massacre
    S1: The Pottawatomie Massacre
    On the night of May 24th, 1856, Brown and four of his sons dragged five ...
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  • American Experience -- S1: The Dred Scott Decision
    S1: The Dred Scott Decision
    In 1857, the Supreme Court's Dred Scott decision had the potential to legalize ...
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  • American Experience -- S1: Attack at Harpers Ferry
    S1: Attack at Harpers Ferry
    In 1859 John Brown seized a federal armory at Harpers Ferry, Virginia, but ...
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  • American Experience -- S1: Frederick Douglass Finds Freedom
    S1: Frederick Douglass Finds Freedom
    After having escaped to New York, Frederick Douglass and his wife Anna moved to ...
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