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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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I Actually Read, Uncle Tom’s Cabin

Harriet Beecher Stowe is featured in the PBS series, The Abolitionists, along with Frederick Douglas, Angelina Grimke, and William Lloyd Garrison.  Stowe wrote the book Uncle Tom’s Cabin. When I read Uncle Tom’s Cabin and I was shocked to learn … Continue reading

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Who’s My #1 Greatest American? William Lloyd Garrison

The PBS serises, The Abolitionists, is about 5 American anti-slavery activists:  Angelina Grimke, William Lloyd Garrison, Frederick Douglas, John Brown, and Harriet Beecher Stowe. The series includes two of my Top 10 Greatest Americans Who is my greatest American of … Continue reading

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The Grimke Sisters — My 6th Greatest American(s)

Two sisters, daughters of a prominent South Carolina plantation owner, slaveholder, and judge; are my #6 Greatest American(s). Their names are Sarah Grimke (1792-1873) and Angelina Grimke (1805-1879). At age 5 Sarah saw a slave being whipped and tried to … Continue reading

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