Antislavery In The Early 1800s

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The growth of antislavery in the United States in the early to mid-1800s was taken by many but also took numerous years to be totally antislavery. Thomas Jefferson wrote in the Declaration of Independence that “all men are created equal” and yet numerous people did not follow or believe in this until the Second Great Awakening. Quakers had thought that since colonial times that it was a sin to own another, they also stated that in the eyes of God that all men were created equal and believed in it. By 1804 slavery in the Northern states stretching from Pennsylvania to New England hand promised to be free states, yet the South was still in slavery. One way that helped stopped slavery in the South was the American Colonization Society, which helped
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