Tag Archives: John Brown

5 Who Shook American Slavery

American Experience on PBS looks at 5 amazing heroes who against all odds ignited the abolitionist (anti-slavery) movement in the USA.  They are:  Frederick Douglass, William Lloyd Garrison, Harriet Beecher Stowe, John Brown and Angelina Grimké.   As the 3 … Continue reading

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America’s Forgotten Freedom Fighters (Like Harriet Tubman)

The PBS series, The Abolitionists, focuses on forgotten American freedom fighters — William Lloyd Garrison, Angelina Grimke, Frederick Douglas, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and John Brown (more about Brown in the 3rd paragraph from the end of this article). How many … Continue reading

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