Abolitionists and Human Rights
The abolitionist movement grew from a small group of people opposed to slavery to a huge network of people who published newspapers, gave speeches, and influenced political decisions. Readers discover the rich history of the abolitionist movement ?from the introduction of slavery in the British colonies to the passage of the 13th Amendment. Detailed text introduces readers to the most important events and people in the fight against slavery in America. Historical images, including relevant primary sources, are found with each turn of the page, creating an engaging environment for readers to explore common social studies curriculum topics.