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Amazing Slaves

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From the horror of slavery, incredible strength has been born. Gain an insight into the great strength of character that propelled people to fight for their human rights. Frederick Douglass said, "The soul that is within me, no man can degrade". Discover how he escaped from slavery to become the leader of the abolitionist movement, gaining recognition for his dazzling oratory and incisive antislavery writing. Find out about the life of Harriet Tubman, who suffered horrific abuse whilst in slavery, until she escaped and set about rescuing more than 700 slaves using an antislavery activist network known as, the Underground Railroad. Meet Sojourner Truth as she tells you about how being born into slavery, molded her into a powerful abolitionist who was brave enough to speak out against slavery and for women's rights and find out why she changed her name to Sojourner Truth. Hear the story of Zumbi Dos Palmares, who played a pivotal role in Brazilian history and Sally Hemings, who was born into slavery and became Thomas Jefferson's mistress, are also featured. Be inspired by these amazing stories as they come to life through BioViews®, a short biographical story, similar to an interview. These inspirational audios from Amazing People Worldwide® provide a new way of learning about amazing people who made major contributions and changed our world.

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