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Abolitionists believed in equality and nondiscrimination, and they pushed for those ideals to be implanted in society. Anti-slavery efforts were in full swing in America in the 19th century; abolitionists used many techniques for ridding the country of slavery. Newspapers and organizations attempted to open the public’s eyes to the reality of slavery.
Personally, I completely disagree with slavery. It boggles my mind how anyone could ever believe they had the right to “own” a human and treat them as property. Moreover, I believe that no one should ever be considered lesser because of their skin color. It saddens me that something as atrocious as slavery could ever have been practiced as freely as slavery was.
In conclusion, I disagree entirely with slavery, and am saddened by the fact that it was ever practiced. Slavery was one of the biggest controversies in world history, and was argued both for and against fiercely. Defenders of slavery attempted to outwardly justify their actions and abolitionists fought against them with the same ferocity. I pray that we will never again begin nationally practicing something as horrible as