Essays Tagged: "abolitionist"

Women's Right to Vote

of women who had been active in the antislavery movement. When they wererejected as delegates to an abolitionist convention because of their sex, they vowed to turntheir attention to women's rights. T ... ndwomen think about a new question they the first step is taken.Because of their involvement in the abolitionist movement, women had learned toorganize, to hold public meetings, and conduct petition c ...

(3 pages) 211 0 3.2 Sep/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Frederick Douglass' Autoboigraphy

wing works, but for an entire genre. The Narrative is Douglass' tool for establishing himself as an abolitionist leader as well as an escaped slave. While the Narrative does hold much merit as a tale ... m or beat any more of his fellow slaves, their families, friends, and any and all who supported the abolitionist movement. From the beginning of the novel, Douglass' blackness and the African American ...

(11 pages) 175 1 4.1 Jan/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Elizabehth Cady Stanton - discuss her contribution to the women's movement and the difficulties she encountered.

k. She was the fourth of six children. Later she would meet and marry Henry B. Stanton, a prominent abolitionist. Together they would have seven children. Although Elizabeth never went to college she ... to help found the women's rights movement. Her contributions were considerable. After attending an abolitionist convention in London she decided to concentrate her work on the rights of women. Her fi ...

(2 pages) 109 0 4.8 Oct/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

A review of glory, includes biographical information on Matthew Broderick and Denzel Washington as well as an analysis of three published reviews

to the Union attack on Fort Wagner on July 18th1863.Matthew Broderick portrays the young Bostonian abolitionistCol. Robert G. Shaw who takes command of the Fifty-fourth,following the Emancipation Pro ... charge of the Fifty-Fourth as Colonel at the age of26. Understanding Shaw philosophical views as an abolitionistand the societal views of blacks being subservient to whites,certainly a young man leadi ...

(7 pages) 166 0 4.6 Apr/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Frederick Douglass And Slavery

Abolitionist Frederick Douglass was the most distinguished and influential black leaders of the nine ...

(3 pages) 148 0 4.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Frederick Douglass' writings. Reflected many American views that were influenced

lected many American views that were influencedby national division. Douglass was a very successful abolitionist who changed America'sviews of slavery through his writings and actions. Frederick Dougl ... made a successful escape in 1838.His fleeing brought him to New Bedford, Massachusetts. Douglass's abolitionist careerbegan at an antislavery convention at Nantucket, Massachusetts. Here, he showed h ...

(7 pages) 313 1 4.6 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

African-American Troops in the Civil War, The 54th Massachusetts

s was organized in early 1863 by Robert GouldShaw, twenty-six year old member of a prominent Boston abolitionist family. Shaw hadearlier served in the Seventh New York National Guard and the Second Ma ... husetts and Pennsylvania. Amongst its recruits was Lewis N. Douglass, son of thefamous ex-slave and abolitionist, Frederick Douglass.After a period of recruiting and training, the unit proceeded to th ...

(6 pages) 81 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

Do you think Frederick Douglass's My Bondage and My Freedom is authentic? If so, how do you explain the inconsistancies between his three autobiographies?

pg. 242) escaped slavery, and started his own newspaper. Frederick Douglass became a very important abolitionist and titled, "the representative colored man of the United States." (Gates, pg.1) Freder ... four years after his first auto-biography came out, and his story was always the same. "Before the abolitionists published Douglass's Narrative, they put him on the lecture circuit for four years: th ...

(5 pages) 93 0 3.0 Jul/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

This is a biography on Fredrick Douglass. It is five pages long and i Submitted it my sophmore year of college. Good Paper

English 240Slavery in Fredrick DouglassAbolitionist Frederick Douglass was the most distinguished and influential black leader of the ninet ...

(4 pages) 167 0 4.8 Sep/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

Compare the exhibition on slavery at the New-York Historical Society with the novel "Uncle Tom's Cabin"

he exhibition at the New-York Historical Society includes 25 different early editions of the novel, abolitionist pamphlets, proslavery books, six sculptural figure groups depicting scenes from the boo ... aven (1995).From the very beginning, 150 years ago, Uncle Tom's Cabin has has evolved from an early abolitionist touchstone to a controversial source of racist stereotypes and more. The New-York Histo ...

(3 pages) 52 0 4.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Civil War heroes including Abraham Lincoln, Robert E. Lee, and Walt Whitman. Description of their influence on the war and their occupations.

ly to him. He was a literate man who read a lot and expanded his mind. He became a huge part in the abolitionist and black civil rights movement. Douglas believed that "the American people must stand ... hated." Douglas served as a role model for black and white Americans; a very important piece in the abolitionist movement.Joining the abolitionist movement was Walt Whitman, a poet who's writings stem ...

(2 pages) 81 0 3.9 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

Sojourner Truth is an icon of the most American of ideals for her activism in various areas.

Sojourner Truth, an ex-slave and fiery abolitionist, figure of imposing form, captivating preacher who impressed listeners with her wit and ... ch oppressed African-Americans and women, she arose to become one of the most formidable activists, abolitionists, feminists, and crusaders for equal rights in her time or any other. Besides joining t ...

(2 pages) 103 0 4.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Why President Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation and what it meant.

t reasons for Abraham Lincoln's decision to issue the Emancipation Proclamation did not involve his abolitionist opinion. Instead, the timing and his purposes were purely political. He issued the proc ... more willing to return to the Union. Furthermore, Lincoln needed to pacify the growing power of the abolitionists who saw the Civil War as a way to free the slaves. Since the beginning of the war, man ...

(3 pages) 142 0 4.1 Jul/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

The Legacy of the 54th Regiment.

ssachusetts Governor John A. Andrew appointed Colonel Robert Shaw, a twenty-five year old prominent abolitionist from Boston to command and organized the Fifty-fourth Massachusetts infantry. Shaw came ...

(5 pages) 71 0 4.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Susan B. Anthony.

a Quaker family in Adams, Massachusetts. Susan B. Anthony, later on in the years to come, became an abolitionist and a women's rights leader. She influenced the reconstruction period and the Civil War ...

(2 pages) 64 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

This essay is a summary of the civil rights movement.

ultimately avoided) by the Founding Fathers, into the increasing rancor of the 19th century and the abolitionist movements and the rise to prominence of such black luminaries as Frederick Douglass. Th ...

(2 pages) 324 5 3.5 Sep/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

An indepth biography of Harriet Beecher Stowe

he was the seventh child of Lyman and Roxana Beecher. Harriet was an author, philanthropist, and an abolitionist. Her father, Lyman Beecher, was a Calvinist, and pastor of the Congregational Church. H ...

(6 pages) 75 0 1.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Harriet Ross Tubman

Eastern Shore of Maryland, Tubman gained international acclaim as an Underground Railroad operator, abolitionist, Civil War spy and nurse, suffragist, and humanitarian. After escaping from enslavement ... growing community of freedom seekers. Her dangerous missions won the admiration of black and white abolitionists throughout the North who provided her with funds to continue her activities. In 1858, ...

(4 pages) 47 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Civil war

n said that the war was about states rights.Horace Greeley, a northern newspaper man, and prominent abolitionist claimed the war was fought over the issue of slavery.Abraham Lincoln said it was a stru ...

(10 pages) 74 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

A brief history of the African American Experince, a take home exam but is a good jumping off point for any number of papers.

r the clothes and horses of other lands.B) The Liberator was an anti-enslavement paper published by abolitionist William Lloyd Garrison. This weekly newspaper was in print for more than three decades, ... e against slavery. Through his writing in the Liberator Garrison gained a quite a following amongst abolitionists and ex-slaves.c) In 1850 congress passed the Fugitive Slave Law. This law gave anyone ...

(5 pages) 121 1 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History