List of opponents of slavery


List of opponents of slavery

This is a listing of notable opponents of slavery.

Groups

* African Methodist Episcopal Church
* American Anti-Slavery Society
* Ansar Burney Trust - Middle East and Pakistan
* Anti-Slavery International
* Anti-Slavery Society (British)
* Anti-Slavery Society of Illinois
* Committee for the Abolition of the Slave Trade (British)
* Free Soil Party
* Free-Staters
* International Justice Mission
* Liberty Party (United States)
* New York Manumission Society
* New England Anti-Slavery Society
* Ohio Anti-Slavery Society
* Pennsylvania Anti-Slavery Society
* Religious Society of Friends (Quakers)
* Republican Party (United States)
* Royal Navy
* Society for the Relief of Free Negroes Unlawfully Held in Bondage American
* Society of the Friends of the Blacks ("Société des Amis des Noirs") (French)
* Unitarian Universalists

Individuals

* Prince Albert (German/British)
* Ansar Burney (Pakistani activist)
* John Adams (American President)
* John Quincy Adams (American President)
* Bronson Alcott (American)
* Louisa May Alcott (American)
* Richard Allen (former slave, American Methodist)
* William Allen (British Quaker)
* Susan B. Anthony (American)
* Gamaliel Bailey (American)
* Henry Ward Beecher (American)
* Anthony Benezet (American)
* Ramón Emeterio Betances (Puerto Rican)
* John Bingham - Jayhawker and Senator (American)
* Thomas Binney (English)
* Simon Bolivar (Venezuelan)
* William Henry Brisbane (American)
* Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux (British)
* John Brown (American)
* Thomas Burchell (British Jamaican)
* Aaron Burr (American politician)
* Benjamin Butler (American)
* Thomas Fowell Buxton (British)
* Antônio de Castro Alves (Brazilian)
* Elizabeth Buffum Chace (American activist)
* Maria Weston Chapman (American)
* Salmon P. Chase (American)
* Lydia Maria Child (American)
* Ward Chipman (Canadian)
* John Clarkson (British)
* Thomas Clarkson (British)
* Cassius Marcellus Clay (American)
* Levi Coffin (American)
* Samuel Cornish (Presbyterian of African heritage, American)
* Ottobah Cugoano
* Thomas Day (British)
* Martin Delany (son of a slave, American)
* Charles Dickens (British)
* Richard Dillingham (American)
* Frederick Douglass (former slave, American politician)
* Edward James Eliot (British)
* Ralph Waldo Emerson (American)
* Olaudah Equiano former slave taken from modern day Nigeria (British)
* Calvin Fairbank (American)
* Guillaume de Félice (French)
* Charles Finney
* Charles Follen
* Charlotte Forten
* James Forten
* Benjamin Franklin
* Amos Noë Freeman
* John C. Frémont
* Henry Highland Garnet
* Thomas Garret
* William Lloyd Garrison
* Horace Greeley
* Henri Grégoire (French)
* Angelina Grimké (American)
* Olympe de Gouges (French)
* Sarah Moore Grimké (American)
* Vicente Guerrero (Mexican)
* Alexander Hamilton (American)
* Theophilus Harrington (American)
* Laura Smith Haviland (American)
* Lewis Hayden (former slave, American)
* Hinton Rowan Helper (enemy of slaveowners, American)
* Elizabeth Heyrick (British)
* James Butler "Wild Bill" Hickok (American)
* Elias Hicks (American)
* Miguel Hidalgo (Mexican)
* Thomas Wentworth Higginson
* Isaac Hopper
* Julia Ward Howe
* Samuel Gridley Howe
* Robert G. Ingersoll
* Isabel, Princess Imperial of Brazil
* John Jay
* Samuel Johnson
* Absalom Jones
* Abby Kelley
* Joseph Ketley
* William Knibb
* James H. Lane (Senator)
* Benjamin Lay
* Hart Leavitt (American), Underground Railroad operator, Massachusetts [ [http://home.nps.gov/ugrr/TEMPLATE/FrontEnd/Site3.CFM?SiteTerritoryID=129&ElementID=314& Hart and Mary Leavitt House, Charlemont, Massachusetts, National Park Service Network to Freedom Sites, nps.gov] ]
* Rev. Joshua Leavitt (American), editor of the abolitionist newspaper "The Emancipator"
* Roger Hooker Leavitt (American), Underground Railroad operator, Massachusetts [ [http://home.nps.gov/ugrr/TEMPLATE/FrontEnd/Site3.CFM?SiteTerritoryID=129&ElementID=316 Roger Hooker and Keziah Leavitt House, Charlemont, Massachusetts, National Park Service Network to Freedom Sites, nps.gov] ]
* Abraham Lincoln (American President)
* David Livingstone (Scottish)
* Toussaint L'Ouverture (former slave, a commander of the Haitian Revolution)
* Jermain Loguen (former slave, American)
* Elijah Lovejoy (American)
* James Russell Lowell (American)
* Maria White Lowell (American)
* Henry G. Ludlow (American)
* Benjamin Lundy (American)
* Zachary Macaulay (British)
* Karl Marx [www.marxists.org/history/international/iwma/documents/1864/lincoln-letter.htm] (German)
* Samuel Joseph May (American)
* Philip Mazzei (Italian)
* Sir Charles Middleton (British)
* José Gregorio Monagas (Venezuelan)
* Hannah More (British)
* José María Morelos (Mexican)
* Lucretia Mott (American)
* Lord William Murray (British)
* Joaquim Nabuco (Brazilian)
* John Newton, former slave merchant (British)
* Richard Oastler (British)
* Daniel O'Connell (Irish)
* Samuel Oughton (American, advocate of black labour rights in Jamaica)
* Thomas Paine (British born)
* Theodore Parker (American)
* John Parker (abolitionist) (former slave, American)
* Francis Daniel Pastorius (German-American)
* José do Patrocínio (Brazilian)
* Wendell Phillips (American)
* James Shepherd Pike - journalist (American)
* Mary Ellen Pleasant (American)
* Bishop Beilby Porteus (British)
* John Wesley Posey (American)
* Gabriel Prosser (American Slave)
* Robert Purvis (American)
* James Ramsay (British)
* John Rankin (American)
* André Rebouças (Brazilian)
* Charles Lenox Remond (American)
* Maximilien Robespierre (French)
* Ernestine Rose (American)
* Benjamin Rush (a founder of America)
* John Brown Russwurm (Jamaican & American)
* Ignatius Sancho (first ex-slave to vote, British)
* Victor Schœlcher (French)
* Dred Scott
* Samuel Sewall
* William H. Seward, Secretary of State under Lincoln (American)
* Granville Sharp (British)
* Samuel Sharpe
* James Sherman
* Gerrit Smith
* William Smith (British)
* Silas Soule
* Lysander Spooner
* Edwin Stanton, Secretary of War under Lincoln
* Elizabeth Cady Stanton
* Henry Stanton
* James Stephen (British)
* Thaddeus Stevens
* Maria W. Stewart
* William Still
* Harriet Beecher Stowe
* Senator Charles Sumner
* Arthur Tappan
* George Thompson (British)
* Henry David Thoreau
* Henry Thornton (British)
* Joseph Tracy
* Sojourner Truth
* Harriet Tubman
* Nat Turner insurrectionist, former slave (American)
* Benjamin Wade (American)
* David Walker (abolitionist) (son of a slave, American)
* Samuel Ringgold Ward (born into slavery, American)
* Delia Webster
* Theodore Dwight Weld (American)
* John Wesley (British)
* John Greenleaf Whittier (American)
* William Wilberforce politician (British)
* Henry Wilson (American Vice President)
* John Woolman (American Quaker)

ee also

*List of African-American abolitionists
*Abolitionism
*History of slavery
*History of slavery in the United States
*Radical Republican (USA)
*Slavery
*Underground Railroad

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