In the 1830s, the abolitionist movement gained remarkable momentum due in large measure to the establishment of the American Anti-Slavery Society and the work carried out by one of its most important leaders, Theodore Dwight Weld. One of Weld's most significant accomplishments was the recruitment of a group of key abolitionist agents, known as the qSeventy, q who worked to expand the reach of abolitionist thought and action and enlisted new members into the movement. This volume chronicles the founding, development, and mission of the American Anti-Slavery Society, the contributions o.Tappan. The following tribute, written by Joshua Leavitt, appeared in the New York Independent shortly after the ... Reserving for another occasion the fuller account which we hope to give of his life, and the services he rendered to ... He would no more wrong his closet in devotion than he would cheat a customer in trade.
|Title||:||Theodore Dwight Weld and the American Anti-Slavery Society|
|Author||:||Owen W. Muelder|
|Publisher||:||McFarland - 2011-09-27|