American opponent of slavery.

John Brown

American opponent of slavery.

(1800-1859) American abolitionist famous for the Pottawatomie Massacre, Bleeding Kansas, and the raid of Harper's Ferry.

John Brown

(1800-1859) American abolitionist famous for the Pottawatomie Massacre, Bleeding Kansas, and the raid…

(1808-1873) American statesman, jurist, and member of the Free-Soil party.

Salmon Portland Chase

(1808-1873) American statesman, jurist, and member of the Free-Soil party.

Joshua Reed Giddings (October 6, 1795 - May 27, 1864) was an American statesman prominent in the anti-slavery conflict.

Joshua Reed Giddings

Joshua Reed Giddings (October 6, 1795 - May 27, 1864) was an American statesman prominent in the anti-slavery…

"Fascimile of handling of the 'Liberator.'"—E. Benjamin Andrews 1895

liberator

"Fascimile of handling of the 'Liberator.'"—E. Benjamin Andrews 1895

"Wendell Phillips was an anti-slavery orator."—E. Benjamin Andrews 1895

Wendell Phillips

"Wendell Phillips was an anti-slavery orator."—E. Benjamin Andrews 1895

Mrs. Stanton was an early women's rights activist and abolitionist of slavery.

Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Mrs. Stanton was an early women's rights activist and abolitionist of slavery.

The anti-slavery novel by Harriet Beecher Stowe was published in 1852 and had an effect on the view of slavery.

Uncle Tom's Cabin

The anti-slavery novel by Harriet Beecher Stowe was published in 1852 and had an effect on the view…

Quaker poet and abolitionist of slavery.

John Greenleaf Whittier

Quaker poet and abolitionist of slavery.

Richard Yates (January 18, 1818 – November 27, 1873) was governor of Illinois during the American Civil War and has been considered the greatest war governor during that period. When the war began Gov. Yates sent more Illinois troops to aid the Union than any other state. He also represented Illinois in the United States House of Representatives, 1851–1855 and as a U.S. Senator, 1865–1871.

Richard Yates

Richard Yates (January 18, 1818 – November 27, 1873) was governor of Illinois during the American…