AFAM 101 Outline for lecture

AFAM 101 Outline for lecture - -Thomas Paine wrote the...

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AFAM 101 Outline for lecture #19 "Emancipation in the North" A. Efforts of Individuals 1. Samuel Sewall -prominent Bostonian Judge who wrote The Selling of Joseph a. The Selling of Joseph (1700) - protest of the widening practice of outright slavery as opposed to indentured servitude in the colonies. This is the earliest-recorded anti-slavery tract published in the future United States. 2. Benjamin Lay -was a Quaker philanthropist and abolitionist . He published hundreds of pamphlets proclaiming against slavery B. Impact of Religious Organizations 1. Quakers- began the first American movement to abolish slavery which was the Germantown Protest a. Germantown Protest (1688) - Quakers of Mennonite descent in Germantown, Pennsylvania (now part of Philadelphia) wrote a two-page condemnation of the practice and sent it to the governing bodies of their Quaker church, the Society of Friends . 2. Methodists C. Abolitionist Societies 1. Pennsylvania 1775
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Unformatted text preview: -Thomas Paine wrote the first article published in the US advocating the emancipation of slaves called “African Slavery in America” D. Impact of the Ideals of the Revolution E. Petitions submitted to State Gov't by Slaves F. State Action/Gradual Emancipation-emancipation in the free states was so gradual that both New York and Pennsylvania listed slaves in their 1840 census returns, and a small number of black slaves were held in New Jersey in 1860 G. Federal Action 1. Northwest Ordinance 1787-slavery was prohibited in the territories north west of the Ohio River . By 1804, abolitionists succeeded in passing legislation that would eventually (in conjunction with the 13th amendment ) emancipate the slaves in every state north of the Ohio River and the Mason-Dixon Line . 2. Prohibit Importation of Slaves 1808-the Federal government abolished the importation of slaves into the United States...
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This note was uploaded on 05/20/2011 for the course AFAM 101 taught by Professor Mcmillan during the Spring '07 term at UNC.

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