Freedom Struggle: The Anti-Slavery Movement 1830-1865

Freedom Struggle: The Anti-Slavery Movement 1830-1865 (Crossroads America) Freedom Struggle is a well written book for intermediate age students through junior high about some of the key figures in the anti slavery movement on both sides of the debate. In 1860, slavery in America was older than the country itself At that time, nearly four million black people were slaves in the United States Slavery s morality was rarely publicly questioned A small but determined few began an anti slavery movement that would eventually change the face of the nation.In taking on slavery, abolitionists fought a deeply ingrained system of slavery Learn about the hidden force of the Underground Railroad, how slavery divided a nation, the path to war, and the experiences of determined men and women black and white, such as Harriet Tubman, Frederick Douglass, and Harriet Beecher Stowe The early African American struggle for equality created a starting point for a system of justice in American society Freedom Struggle is the story.

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