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					       Bell Ringer – 1/14/08
1. Explain how Women’s Anti-
   Slavery Societies raised funds
2. How did Sojourner Truth explain
   that African-American women
   were better or at least equal to
   white women?
3. How did the Free Produce
   Association hurt slaveholders?
         Black Churches
Many leading black
abolitionists were ministers
Clergymen used the pulpit to
attack slavery,
discrimination, proslavery
white churches, and the
American Colonization
Society (ACS)
Many churches were also
used as meeting forums
       Black Newspapers
Published speeches and reported on
black conventions, but were difficult to
fund
Freedom’s Journal – first black
newspaper (1827-1829), edited by
Samuel Cornish & John B. Russwurm,
established black journalism
North Star – Frederick Douglass’s
newspaper of 1840’s/1850’s, most
influential black antislavery newspaper
         Moral Suasion
Moral suasion was a strategy
adopted by the AASS in the 1830s
Similar to moral persuasion
An appeal to Americans to support
abolition and racial justice on the
basis of their Christian consciences
and concern for their immortal souls
Argued slaveholding was a sin and a
human crime
           Homework

Read Ch 9, Sn 4 (pps 293-299)
Answer all questions and define key
terms on page 293
Due Wednesday

				
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