Update
The Oxford Biblical Studies Online and Oxford Islamic Studies Online have retired. Content you previously purchased on Oxford Biblical Studies Online or Oxford Islamic Studies Online has now moved to Oxford Reference, Oxford Handbooks Online, Oxford Scholarship Online, or What Everyone Needs to Know®. For information on how to continue to view articles visit the subscriber services page.
Dismiss

Overview

James Gillespie Birney

(1792—1857)

Return to overview »

You are looking at 1-7 of 7 entries

  • Type: Overview Page x
clear all

View:

American Anti-Slavery Society

American Anti-Slavery Society  

The American Anti-Slavery Society (AASS) was founded in 1833 by a small group of radicals calling for the immediate abolition of slavery. The leading spirit was William Lloyd Garrison, whose ...
Antislavery Movement

Antislavery Movement  

Frederick Douglass was perhaps the perfect embodiment of the American antislavery movement. As a young slave on a large Maryland plantation, he rebelled both physically and psychologically against ...
Black Abolitionists

Black Abolitionists  

Historians acknowledge the existence of “two abolitionisms” in the antebellum United States—one black, one white. Although black and white abolitionists shared similar views about the moral evil of ...
Gamaliel Bailey

Gamaliel Bailey  

(b. 3 December 1807; d. 5 June 1859), white antislavery journalist and political organizer.Gamaliel Bailey was born in Mount Holly, New Jersey. His father, Gamaliel Bailey Sr., was a ...
Liberty Party

Liberty Party  

The Liberty party was organized in Warsaw, New York, in 1839 by abolitionists convinced that they must take their decade-long antislavery propaganda campaign into the polling booth to accomplish ...
Parker Pillsbury

Parker Pillsbury  

(1809–98),Massachusetts Abolitionist and woman suffrage leader, for a time edited the National Anti-Slavery Standard. His Acts of the Anti-Slavery Apostles (1883) is a history of the New England ...
Western Anti-slavery Society

Western Anti-slavery Society  

The Ohio State Anti-Slavery Society originated in 1835 in Zanesville, Ohio, as a result of the abolition campaign of Theodore D. Weld and other members of Cincinnati's Lane Theological Seminary. ...

View: