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Henry Brewster Stanton was an abolitionist, social reformer, writer and orator. In 1840, he married Elizabeth Cady Stanton. He was a founding member of the New York Anti-Slavery Society and joined the Free Soil Party. After the Civil War ended,…

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The Liberator (1831-1865) was an abolitionist newspaper founded by William Lloyd Garrison and Isaac Knapp. The newspaper called for the "Immediate and complete emancipation of all slaves." The Liberator also advocated for women's rights by printing…

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The National Anti-Slavery Standard was the official weekly newspaper of the American Anti-Slavery Society, an abolitionist society founded in 1833 by William Lloyd Garrison and Arthur Tappan. Lydia and David Child, abolitionists and writers,…

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The Emancipator was one of several publications by the American Anti-Slavery Society. First published in May 1833 in New York City, the title of the publication changed several times, as did its editors and publishers. When Joshua Leavitt became the…

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The Anti-Slavery Examiner was among several serials published by the American Anti-Slavery Society. It began publication in August 1836 and was published irregularly (at times as a pamphlet or tract) until 1845.

"Appeal to the Christian Women of…

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Parker Pillsbury was an abolitionist orator and author who helped to draft the constitution of the American Equal Rights Association in 1865; served as vice-president of the New Hampshire Woman Suffrage; and in 1868 and 1869, edited "The Revolution"…

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Two speeches given by famed abolitionist and orator, Wendell Phillips. The first is entitled "The Lesson of the Hour." The second, entitled "Progress" was addressed to the twenty-eighth Congregational Society. In the second, Phillips discusses the…

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This compilation, pulled together by abolitionist and author Lydia Maria Child, makes an anti-slavery argument through quotes pulled from Southern newspapers, fugitive slave notices, laws, political figures, authors, religious figures, abolitionists,…

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Series: Anti-Slavery Tracts. No. 8. New Series

This is a reprint of a speech delivered to the American Anti-Slavery Society in 1853. Phillips discusses his belief that abolition is essential to perpetuate American democracy.