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Who was the founder of the American Anti Slavery Society?

Asked by Jennifer Fields on September 10, 2021

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William Lloyd GarrisonTheodore Dwight Weld

What was the mission of theAmerican Colonization Society? The American Colonization Society (ACS) was formed in 1817 to send free African-Americans to Africa as an alternative to emancipation in the United States. And, after the Civil War, when many blacks wanted to go to Liberia, financial support for colonization hadwaned.

What was the first English group to express anti slavery beliefs? The first anti-slavery statement was written by Dutch and German Quakers, who met at Germantown, Pennsylvania in 1688. English Quakers began to express their official disapproval of the slave trade in 1727 and promote reforms.

What was the purpose of the Liberator? The Liberator (1831–1865) was aweekly abolitionist newspaper, printed and published in Boston by William Lloyd Garrison and, through 1839, by Isaac Knapp. Religious rather than political, it appealed to the moral conscience of its readers, urging them to demand immediate freeing of the slaves ("immediatism").

Which writer was very active in the anti slavery campaign? William Lloyd Garrison