Angelina Grimke

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Angelina Grimke is a remarkable women who is known for her effective abolitionist movements against slavery. By enduring and witnessing almost daily horrors of the slavery actions, Angelina could not bear such actions, and searched for a solution for in inhumane action. But her actions provided a strength to other abolitionists, and the nation see the negative side of slavery. By giving speeches about slavery, and teaming up with other abolitionist members, people began to feel hatred towards this topic day by day. Her actions not only did help to change people’s mind about slavery, but put her in a special role in terms of a women speaking out.

Angelina Grimke had grown up in a wealthy and respected family in the south. She had grew up in a place with slaves, and knew the disadvantage faced by them. At a very young age, Angelina had sympathized with the slaves for all the punishments and the cruel treatments they received. She even at times goes to the slave quarters to comfort them. As she grew older, she became aware of the punishments faced by the slaves, and felt a strong will to alter this. Angelina was a religious person who valued in moral and Christian ideas. She believed that slavery was an evil actions, and believed that it should be stopped. She then took an immediate step to go to Philadelphia with her sisters, which changed her life in the world of slavery.

Angelina and her sister, Sarah strived hard when going around proposing their antislavery movement. Angelina started attending antislavery meetings, and started to participate in this, and gave lectures. She was pleased to hear Garrison speak out in his paper, and she decided to write a response to him. And this response was published by Garrison, which spread a conflagration of thoughts among the people. Even though there were negative remarks of Angelina writing this, an opposition…...

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