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who were some of the leading abolitionists and how did they contribute to the anti-slavery movement?

i'm doing a history paper, and i know the people and what they did but i don't know the significance.. help ?! thank youuuu !

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    List of African American abolitionists

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    * Peter H. Clark

    * Samuel Cornish

    * William Craft

    * Martin Delany (1812–1885)[1]

    * Frederick Douglass (1818-1895), orator, ex-slave[2]

    * James Forten

    * Henry Highland Garnet

    * Frances Harper

    * Lewis Hayden

    * Charles Henry Langston

    * John Mercer Langston

    * Terry Loguen

    * John Parker

    * James W.C. Pennington

    * Gabriel Prosser

    * Robert Purvis

    * Charles Lenox Remond

    * David Ruggles

    * John Brown Russwurm

    * Benjamin "Pap" Singleton

    * James McCune Smith

    * Austin Steward

    * Maria W. Stewart

    * William Still

    * Sojourner Truth (1797?-1883), ex-slave

    * Harriet Tubman (1820-1913), ex-slave, writer

    * Nat Turner

    * Denmark Vesey

    * David Walker

    * William Whipper

    * Theodore S. Wright

    * Lee T. Smith A confederate liberator who gave the most help to Harriet Tubman.

  • 5 years ago

    APEX: Catherine Beecher and Angelina Grimke

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