American anti-slavery society
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The American Anti-Slavery Society was an abolitionist society founded by William Lloyd Garrison and Arthur Tappan. Frederick Douglass, an escaped slave, was a key leader of this society and often spoke at its meetings as well. William Wells Brown was a freed slave who often spoke at meetings. By 1838, the society had 1,350 local chapters with around 250,000 members.
- written works: "Proceedings of the American Anti-slavery Society", "Declaration of the National anti-slavery convention", "The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 4 of 4", "The constitution of the American Anti-Slavery Society", "The Fugitive Slave Law and Its Victims", "American Slavery as It Is"
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For the present we simply state, what we suppose will not be contradicted, that the American Anti-Slavery Society is a permanent body, in distinction from those popular assemblages or conventions, which are customarily held in this country for ...
by Martin A. Klein
AMERICAN ANTI-SLAVERY SOCIETY (AASS). Founded in Philadelphia in December 1833, the American Anti-Slavery Society brought together a number of abolitionist organizations. Led by Arthur and Lewis Tappan, New York businessmen, ...
by Joyce Appleby, Eileen Chang, Neva Goodwin
The American Anti-Slavery Society was formed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1833. It was the result of a merger between a religious group in New York City led by Lewis Tappan and a Boston-based abolitionist group led by William Lloyd ...
by Jessie Carney Smith, Lean'tin Bracks, Linda T Wynn
The American Anti-Slavery Society was formed in Philadelphia in 1833, and after attending one of its meetings, the Quaker abolitionist Lucretia Coffin Mott formed the Philadelphia Female Anti-Slavery Society with the assistance of Elizabeth ...
by Immanuel Ness
the American Anti-Slavery Society in 1833, they responded by creating the biracial Philadelphia Female Anti-Slavery Society under the leadership of Lucretia Mott. Within a few years, both racially integrated and segregated female ...
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