Activism - Activism 4/22/11 Abolitionism o Quakers were the...

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Activism 4/22/11 Abolitionism o Quakers were the first to challenge o Before 1830’s almost all who wanted to free slaves wanted “colonization” Sending slaves back to Africa Also to Caribbean and south America if free American Colonization Society (ACS) Created Liberia Many thought that freed blacks could never achieve if freed in America, so colonization was their only chance Many blacks opposed it o National Black Convention in Philadelphia o Gradual emancipation was thrown out in 1830’s Felt more for a religious and secular reason from rights of constitution Want to get rid of racism and slavery 1829: David Walker wrote appeal to colored… 1. Black Americans should mobilize 2. Warn white Americans that the nation faced dive punishment if it didn’t mend its sinful ways Died 1830 of mysterious causes William Lloyd Garrison was the permanent voice of abolitionism 100,000 northerners would join abolition groups Most normal citizens
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This note was uploaded on 07/02/2011 for the course HIST 2111 taught by Professor Winship during the Spring '08 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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Activism - Activism 4/22/11 Abolitionism o Quakers were the...

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