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Slave power

using the spread of slavery to gain supporters

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Abolitionist

an advocate of the abolition of slavery.

3

Antislavery movement

The movement in the South
existed among slaves with the help of free blacks and a few sympathetic whites. The
movement in the North was made up of black and white abolitionists.

4

Gabriel's Conspiracy

1800 abortive effort to launch a slave revolt.

5

Colonization

The establishment of colonies A outside of the United States for African Americans.

6

Walker's Appeal

Pamphlet that encouraged violence towards white slave owners. In aggressive language, Walker furiously attacked
slavery and white racism. He suggested that slaves use violence to secure their liberty. "I do declare," he
wrote, "that one good black can put to death six white men." Scared White southern slave holders.

7

Vesey's Revolt

plan of massive uprise

8

American Colonization Society

In late 1816 concerned white leaders met in
Washington, D.C., to form the American Society for Colonizing Free People of Colour of
the United States, usually known as the American Colonization Society (ACS).

9

Black nationalist

Belief that a separate nation was in the best interests of African Americans.

10

The Liberator

Abolitionist newspaper established by William Lloyd Garrison in 1831.

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Practical abolitionists

Not members of formal abolitionist organizations, nonetheless took action to oppose slavery and help slaves.