The Early Anti-Slavery Movement

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Around 1619 the first African slaves set foot to the colonies for their first time. Slaves were necessary to maintain the economy growing because tobacco, sugar cane, cotton, and rice become drawing of outline crops in the south. During this time the slave trade advanced greatly and built into the “Triangle Trade.” Americans were taking the products to the west coast of Africa, and they were exchanging them for healthy African people. Those captives came to the West Indies or The English colonies with the purpose of being sold in exchange for agricultural products. Then sailors will go back to England and start the same cycle again. Therefore, in the 1860s The Anti-Slavery Movement begins in America by providing a clear history of slavery.…show more content…
The other distress was to preach the gospel to slaves while making sure that the issue of slavery will go away. This was the result because some of the slave owners did not let Christian believers who approach slaves and preach to them. The owners thought that they would give bad ideas to the slaves to reveal against the owners. To follow along, the economic center of slavery was in the South, northerners also have slaves, as African Americans and Native Americans. Nevertheless, some southerners opposed slavery. This brought up Blacks vanguard of the anti-slavery movement. The year 1833 at Philadelphia, the American Antislavery Society organized by William Lloyd Garrison is establishes. Then main purpose was to eliminate slavery because it was legal under a natural law. Then it looks in the Constitution "a covenant with hell." Not after five years, the organization has more than 1,350 chapters, and it had more than 250,000 members ("American Anti-Slavery and Civil Rights Timeline,"1999-2010). In conclusion the American slavery started around 1919 when the first African slaves set foot to the colonies. However, until the 1680s few African slaves were left in the American colonies, and slaves were not treated harshly. During this time some slaves became landowners and politically having movement and independently men. Then, the pay work for
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