Abolitionists and the Defensive South

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Abolitionists and the Defensive South I. Abolition 1. Outgrowth of reform Same thing that caused Abolitionists movement that cause the Antebellum America 2. Garrison’s Liberator 1831 William Lloyd Garrison began publishing the liberator Had a different take on anti –slavery than the usual that slave holders were trapped in slavery, he said when we free them they need reparations Solve slavery through colonization get them out of America and send them to Africa Made no concessions to slave holders and condemned them and said they were evil Rejected colonization and demanded social, political, and legal equality It became an instrument through which the small antislavery groups could communicate with each other 3. American Anti-Slavery Society In 1833 2 years after the liberator began the American Anti-Slavery Society is born Main platform was that slavery was a sin and a crime against God, and a moral evil Said North and South both equally guilty of this North because they didn’t stop and they economically benefit from slave labor Demand that America must Immediately end slavery everywhere Against colonization because its racists and African American members of the society reject it because they don’t want to move to Africa because they are from America
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Non violent, don’t advocate the use of slave rebellion and that if they kill there master that is murder 4. Activities By 1835 they had some major financial backing from wealthy New
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