• American Experience -- S1: Brown Dominates His Trial
    S1: Brown Dominates His Trial
    After surviving his failed siege of the armory at Harper's Ferry, John Brown ...
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  • American Experience -- S1: The Civil War Begins
    S1: The Civil War Begins
    In April 1861, the American Civil War began, reuniting abolitionists who had ...
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  • American Experience -- S1: Lincoln Announces Freedom
    S1: Lincoln Announces Freedom
    On September 22nd, 1862, Lincoln promised to sign an Emancipation Proclamation ...
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  • American Experience -- S1: The Emancipation Proclamation
    S1: The Emancipation Proclamation
    Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation into effect January 1, ...
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  • American Experience -- S1: The Massachusetts 54th
    S1: The Massachusetts 54th
    With the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation, the war merged with the ...
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  • American Experience -- S1: Triumph
    S1: Triumph
    The day after Robert E. Lee's surrender at Appomattox, Garrison was met by ...
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  • American Experience -- S25 Ep12: Frederick Douglass, Pacifism, and Abolitionism
    S25 Ep12: Frederick Douglass, Pacifism, ...
    By 1850, Frederick Douglass begins to doubt that a peaceful end to slavery is ...
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  • American Experience -- S25 Ep12: The Book that Made the War
    S25 Ep12: The Book that Made the War
    Uncle Tom's Cabin was published in 1852 and changed American opinions on ...
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  • American Experience -- S25 Ep12: Defying the Fugitive Slave Law
    S25 Ep12: Defying the Fugitive Slave Law
    A wave of resistance to slavery led to the 1850 Fugitive Slave Law, which ...
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  • American Experience -- S25 Ep12: Will Kansas Be a Free Soil State?
    S25 Ep12: Will Kansas Be a Free Soil ...
    In 1856, disagreements about whether Kansas would be a free or slave state grew ...
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  • American Experience -- S1: One Slave Makes a Difference
    S1: One Slave Makes a Difference
    George Latimer arrived in Boston in the fall of 1842, only to be thrown in jail ...
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  • American Experience -- S1: Douglass Publishes "The North Star"
    S1: Douglass Publishes "The North Star"
    In Rochester, New York, the last stop on the Underground Railroad, Frederick ...
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  • American Experience -- S25 Ep12: Fugitive Slave Act
    S25 Ep12: Fugitive Slave Act
    The Fugitive Slave Law of 1850 made the hunting down of escaped slaves, even in ...
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  • American Experience -- S25 Ep12: A Eulogy to the Movement
    S25 Ep12: A Eulogy to the Movement
    At the death of William Lloyd Garrison in 1879, Frederick Douglass offers a ...
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  • American Experience -- S25 Ep12: Angelina Grimke Goes Public
    S25 Ep12: Angelina Grimke Goes Public
    After reading reports of pro-slavery violence, Angelina Grimke decided she could ...
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  • American Experience -- S25 Ep12: Burning Abolitionist Literature
    S25 Ep12: Burning Abolitionist ...
    The Anti-Slavery Society's great postal campaign of 1835 flooded the South with ...
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  • American Experience -- S25 Ep12: Angelina Grimke Rebels
    S25 Ep12: Angelina Grimke Rebels
    The daughter of one of South Carolina's first families, Angelina Grimke lived in ...
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  • American Experience -- S25 Ep12: Garrison Publishes "The Liberator"
    S25 Ep12: Garrison Publishes "The ...
    William Lloyd Garrison published the first issue of "The Liberator" on January ...
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  • American Experience -- S25 Ep12: Harriet Beecher Stowe Visits a Slave State
    S25 Ep12: Harriet Beecher Stowe Visits a ...
    Having recently moved to Cincinnati with her family, Harriet Beecher visited the ...
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  • American Experience -- S25 Ep12: Frederick Douglass Begins to Understand Slavery
    S25 Ep12: Frederick Douglass Begins to ...
    At six years old, Frederick Douglass had just begun his life as a slave when he ...
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  • American Experience -- S25 Ep12: William Lloyd Garrison arrives in Boston
    S25 Ep12: William Lloyd Garrison arrives ...
    At 22, William Lloyd Garrison moved to Boston and settles on the abolition of ...
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