Debolism In The Movement Of The Abolition Of Slavery

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Register to read the introduction… “Colonization” came to mind when northerners and southerners brought up the idea that by deporting African Americans slaves to where they originated would be the only way to get rid of slavery. The idea of “colonization” meant freed slaves would be deported to Africa, Central America, or the Caribbean. The majority of northerners and a few southerners came to agree with the proposal of steadily abolishing slavery. The main goal of the American Colonization Society which formed in 1816, focused on the belief of the abolition of slavery. This belief brought disagreement in which “Northerners insisted that colonization was impractical because it would not completely solve the slavery issue.”[5] Slavery became part in the American way of life in which Southerners took advantage of the slave labor. This did not solve the renowned issue of obtaining citizenship, freedom, and racial boundaries for the slaves.
5. In the movement of the abolition of slavery, Garrison became “a notable propagandist”, while abolitionist Theodore Weld “helped establish its mass constituency.”[6] Weld came from a religious background as an evangelical minister and being a brilliant speaker, helped train groups of speakers to pass the abolitionist message to the Northerners. Weld and his trainees preached that overall slavery was a sin. They used methods such as preaching, holding extensive meetings, and for individuals to forsake their corrupt ways. Weld stated in one
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November 21, 2013. Notes on Abolitionism

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