List of abolitionists

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This is a listing of notable opponents of slavery, often called abolitionists.

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Historical Abolistionists[edit]

John Brown (1800-1859), abolitionist who advocated armed insurrection to overthrow the institution of slavery. He organized the Pottawatomie massacre (1856) and was later executed for leading an unsuccessful 1859 raid on Harpers Ferry, West Virginia.
Maria Grazia Giammarinaro (1953), leading Italian abolitionist. She is the UN Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons.[34] She is credited for raising the political profile of the fight against trafficking.[34]
The future Viscountess Simon was knighted in 1933 for her efforts to combat remnants of chattel slavery in the British Empire.
William Wilberforce (1759-1833), leading English abolitionist, led Parliamentary campaign to abolish the slave trade. Campaigned for the end of slavery in British Empire, dying three days after hearing the passage of the Act through Parliament assured.
Harriet Jacobs was a former slave turned abolitionist who wrote the influential Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl.

Contemporary Abolistionists[edit]


See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  12. ^ http://www.cosasia.org
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  19. ^ Joshua Freeman (September 15, 2011). "Marching against human trafficking". The Londoner. Retrieved August 31, 2012. 
  20. ^ Curtis Anderson (June 2, 2012). "Arts & Entertainment". Shaw TV Saskatoon. 
  21. ^ "Human Trafficking in B.C.". British Columbia Ministry of Justice. Retrieved September 16, 2012. 
  22. ^ "About Prerana". 
  23. ^ Combating Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children and Youth in Asia: Directory of Organizations. United Nations. 2003. p. 191. ISBN 9211203376. 
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  25. ^ Ric Taylor (October 6–12, 2011). "Hamilton Music Notes". View Magazine. Retrieved August 21, 2012. 
  26. ^ Ending Violence Against Women: From Words to Action. United Nations. 2006. p. 120. ISBN 9211302536. 
  27. ^ "Sex slavery plagues Romania and Bulgaria". Gleaner Company. December 29, 2006. Retrieved August 13, 2013. 
  28. ^ Mary O'Hara-Devereaux (2004). Navigating the Badlands: Thriving in the Decade of Radical Transformation. John Wiley & Sons. p. 259. ISBN 0787976008. 
  29. ^ Jill Tucker (December 20, 2013). "Oakland schools' mission to end child trafficking". San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved December 14, 2014. 
  30. ^ Survey drives awareness of modern-day slavery
  31. ^ Stephanie G. Henderson (2012). Unforgettable: God's Relentless Heart for His Daughters. CrossBooks Publishing. p. ix. ISBN 1462721265. 
  32. ^ http://www.stopthetraffik.org/about/who/ourstory.aspx
  33. ^ "Arkansas to stop human trafficking". Hola! Arkansas. September 6, 2013. Retrieved September 7, 2013. 
  34. ^ a b US Government, State Department, Trafficking in Persons Report, 2012, http://www.state.gov/j/tip/rls/tiprpt/2012/192362.htm
  35. ^ ANTISLAVERY MOVEMENT AND THE JEWS, Max J. Kohler
  36. ^ Hart and Mary Leavitt House, Charlemont, Massachusetts, National Park Service Network to Freedom Sites, nps.gov
  37. ^ Roger Hooker and Keziah Leavitt House, Charlemont, Massachusetts, National Park Service Network to Freedom Sites, nps.gov
  38. ^ http://www.marxists.org/history/international/iwma/documents/1864/lincoln-letter.htm
  39. ^ Parerga and Paralipomena Volume 2, 125

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