Abolitionist movement act started in 1830's. Abolitionist is a very powerful group of people that are trying to stop the ending of racial segregation and discrimination. The abolitionist movement is a act of Anti-slaves who argued for gradual emancipation and For those who sought and restrict Slaves to Existing areas, preventing Slavery spread. Abolitionist was a big act that lead during or to the civil war. The abolitionist act achieved its goal and ended 1830's - 1870's.