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The Abolitionist Movement in the United States, 1850-1865

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The abolitionist movement was a social and political campaign against slavery and the slave trade that became prominent in the United States during the early 19th century. The movement gained momentum in the 1820s and 1830s, culminating in the Civil War. Notable figures in the movement include William Lloyd Garrison, Abraham Lincoln, and Harriet Tubman.

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