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Abolitionism Reference library
Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619–1895: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass
[This entry contains three subentries dealing with abolitionism from the late seventeenth century through the ratification of the Thirteenth
abolition n. Reference library
the action or an act of abolishing a system, practice, or institution: the abolition of slavery.
Abolition and Anti-Slavery Movement Reference library
Women played a significant part in the international campaign against the use of African slave labor in the New World, a cause humanitarians had urged since the eighteenth century. Individual women stand out, gaining fame as tractarians, public speakers, and organizers, but the majority worked privately through anti-slavery associations that were independent of male societies, by collecting signatures for petitions against black slavery, holding fairs to raise funds, and organizing protests against the use of black slave labor....
Abolition Reference library
Adele S. Newson
the crusade for the emancipation of slaves, was a process begun with the sentiments contained in the Bill of Rights and African-Americans' contribution to the Revolutionary War. Though individuals and the clergy (especially Quakers) had long maintained that ...