• Abolitionism in the United States - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antislavery_Movement_In_America Abolitionism (or the Anti-Slavery Movement) in the United States of America was the movement which sought to end slavery in the United States immediately, active both before and during the American Civil War.In the Americas and western Europe, abolitionism was a movement which sought to end the Atlantic slave trade and set slaves free. In the 18th century, enlightenment thinkers condemned ...
  • Anti-Slavery Movement in the United States | National ...

    www.nla.gov.au/.../anti-slavery-movement-in-the-united-states Before 1833 the anti-slavery movement in America was largely unorganised. There was a scattering of local societies, such as the New York City Manumission Society (founded 1785) and the Pennsylvania Abolition Society (founded 1789). The first national society was the American Colonization Society, established in 1817. Led by men in the upper South, and helped by the Federal Government, it ...
  • Early Antislavery

    www.nps.gov/nr/travel/underground/antislav.htm While colonial North America received few slaves compared to other places in the Western Hemisphere, it was deeply involved in the slave trade and the first protests against slavery were efforts to end the slave trade.
  • ANTISLAVERY MOVEMENT IN AMERICA - JewishEncyclopedia.com

    www.jewishencyclopedia.com/articles/1605-antislavery-movement-in-america Jewish Slaveholders. The institution of negro slavery in America has been traced back to the suggestion of a pillar of the Church, Las Casas, who proposed it as a substitute for the enslavement of the American Indians, since the latter were being rapidly exterminated by Spanish oppression.
  • The American Revolution and the Antislavery Movement in ...

    www.historyisfun.org/blog/antislavery-movement The Revolution had a major impact on attitudes about slavery, particularly in the Upper South. After the Revolution many slave owners throughout the new republic chose to free their slaves for moral or ethical reasons. In Maryland and Virginia, the Upper South states with the largest enslaved populations, sizable numbers of African Americans became free …
  • Antislavery Movement in America - The 1901 Jewish ...

    www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/tje/a/antislavery-movement-in-america.html Entry for 'Antislavery Movement in America' - The 1901 Jewish Encyclopedia - One of 8 Bible encyclopedias freely available, this encyclopedia is a descriptive record of the history, religion and customs of the Jewish people
  • What Is the Anti-Slavery Movement? (with pictures)

    www.wisegeek.com/what-is-the-anti-slavery-movement.htm The origin of the anti-slavery movement can be traced as far back as the mid-16th century, when the African slave trade was in its beginning stages. In 1542, Charles I, the King of Spain, established the Leyes Nuevas , or New Laws, which abolished slavery of the original inhabitants of the lands in newly discovered America under his domain.
  • abolitionism | History, Leaders, & Facts | Britannica

    www.britannica.com/topic/abolitionism-European-and-American-social-movement Abolitionism, also called abolition movement, (c. 1783–1888), in western Europe and the Americas, the movement chiefly responsible for creating the emotional climate necessary for ending the transatlantic slave trade and chattel slavery. With the decline of Roman slavery in the 5th century, the institution waned in western Europe and by the 11th century had virtually disappeared.
  • Abolitionism - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anti-slavery_movement Abolitionism, or the abolitionist movement, was the movement to end slavery.This term can be used both formally and informally. In Western Europe and the Americas, abolitionism was a historic movement that sought to end the Atlantic slave trade and set slaves free. King Charles I of Spain, usually known as Emperor Charles V, was following the example of Louis X of France, who had abolished ...
  • Abolitionist Movement - Definition & Famous Abolitionists ...

    www.history.com/topics/black-history/abolitionist-movement The abolitionist movement was an organized effort to end the practice of slavery in the United States. The first leaders of the campaign, which took place from about 1830 to 1870, mimicked some of ...