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American anti-slavery society

American
anti-slavery
society
is an acrostic for aas.

Explanation

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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Google previewEncyclopedia of Women in American History (2015)

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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Social Movements (2015)

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 ...

Google previewReligion and Politics in America: An Encyclopedia of Church and State in American Life [2 volumes] (2016)

An Encyclopedia of Church and State in American Life by Frank J. Smith

AMERICAN ANTI-SLAVERY SOCIETY From 1833 to 1870, the American Anti- Slavery Society (AASS) advocated immediate emancipation of slaves in America —a goal achieved by the Thirteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Founded ...

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