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Theodore Dwight Weld and the American Anti-Slavery Society

Owen W. Muelder

Theodore Dwight Weld and the American Anti-Slavery Society

by Owen W. Muelder

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Published by McFarland & Co., Publishers in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American Anti-Slavery Society,
  • Abolitionists,
  • Social reformers,
  • Antislavery movements,
  • Biography,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-219) and index.

    StatementOwen W. Muelder
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE449.W46 M84 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 225 p. :
    Number of Pages225
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25156651M
    ISBN 109780786463961
    LC Control Number2011031200

      Connecticut farmer-turned-abolitionist Theodore Dwight Weld (–) was a central leader of the American Anti-Slavery Society and traveled the country lecturing against slavery. His work in compiling the testimony of those who had experienced life in bondage was a major influence on Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's : Dover Publications. Appendix F: Officers of the Society, Scope/content "This volume chronicles the founding, development, and mission of the American Anti-Slavery Society, the contributions of Theodore Dwight Weld, and the crusading efforts of the agents he assembled.

    Theodore Dwight Weld and the American Anti-Slavery Society is a book that has two purposes. First, Owen Muelder, director of the Galesburg Colony Underground Railroad Freedom Center at Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois, looks to reclaim a crucial place for Weld and his lecturers (“the Seventy”) in the history of emancipation. categories. more. more.

    Author by: American Anti-Slavery Society Languange: en Publisher by: Format Available: PDF, ePub, Mobi Total Read: 61 Total Download: File Size: 49,5 Mb Description: Published in and edited by abolitionist Theodore Dwight Weld, this work presents hundreds of primary-source accounts of the reality of slavery in the American book's first section collects vivid first. By , his anti-slavery activities had become so pervasive at the school that he was dismissed, but most of the students left with him and became agents for the anti-slavery movement. Many of his "converts", such as Edwin Stanton, would play important roles in public life.


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Theodore Dwight Weld and the American Anti-Slavery Society by Owen W. Muelder Download PDF EPUB FB2

Muelder focuses his monograph on both the work of the American Anti-Slavery Society, founded inand on one of the Society's leaders, Theodore Weld. It was Weld who recruited and trained close to 70 agents of the Society. "Weld's Seventy" brought accomplished speaking skills and religious zeal to the cause.4/5(1).

(title page) American Slavery As It Is: Testimony of a Thousand Witnesses Theodore D. Weld p., ill. NEW YORK: PUBLISHED BY THE AMERICAN ANTI-SLAVERY SOCIETY, OFFICE, No.

NASSAU STREET. Call number EW (Rare Book Collection, University of. He was also a forceful advocate for libraries and free access to books, aid for southern blacks, and women's suffrage.

Theodore Weld, his wife Angelina Grimke, and her sister Sarah Grimke compiled American Slavery As It Is: Testimony of a Thousand Witnesses, which was published by the American Anti-slavery Society. ✏American Slavery as it is Book Summary: Published in and edited by abolitionist Theodore Dwight Weld, this work presents hundreds of primary-source accounts of the reality of slavery in the American book's first section collects vivid first-person accounts by former slaves of their lives in slavery.

User Review - Flag as inappropriate This collection of American history by Theodore Dwight Weld (Anti Slavery Society), American slavery as it is: Testimony of a thousand witnesses, has been preserved to capture the imaginations of future generations that we never forget our indivisible Creedal ideas and slip again into criminal greed, moral ignorance,material insensitivity and absence of mind Reviews: 1.

First published inthis work was edited by the evangelist and noted abolitionist Theodore Dwight Weld (–95). It is an extensive collection of first-hand testimony and narratives by slaveholders describing the facts and highlighting the cruelty of the slave trade.

One of the most. Theodore Dwight Weld (), a dedicated reformer and abolitionist, compiled American Slavery As It Is to serve as a powerful and detailed abolitionist tract.

For more information about Theodore Dwight Weld, visit the Author Page. The American Anti-Slavery Society (AASS; –) was an abolitionist society founded by William Lloyd Garrison and Arthur Tappan. Frederick Douglass, an escaped slave, was a key leader of this society who often spoke at its meetings.

William Wells Brown was also a freed slave who often spoke at meetings. Bythe society had 1, local chapters with aroundmembers. InWeld shifted his main emphasis to the antislavery movement, becoming one of the founders of the American Anti-Slavery Society in He went to Washington, D.C., where he became a lobbyist for the Abolitionists.

American Slavery As It Is: Testimony Of A Thousand Witnesses [Society, American Anti-Slavery, Weld, Theodore Dwight ] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. American Slavery As It Is: Testimony Of A Thousand Witnesses4/5(41).

This volume chronicles the founding, development, and mission of the American Anti-Slavery Society, the contributions of Weld, and the crusading efforts of the agents he assembled.

With the most complete list to date of the identities of the Seventy, this work constitutes a valuable contribution to the history of the abolitionist movement. American Anti-Slavery Society, - HISTORY - pages 1 Review Published in and edited by abolitionist Theodore Dwight Weld, this work presents hundreds of primary-source accounts of the 5/5(1).

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Want. Theodore Dwight Weld and the American Anti-Slavery Society book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. In the s, the abolitionist Reviews: 1. American Slavery as It Is: Testimony of a Thousand Witnesses is a book written by the American abolitionist Theodore Dwight Weld, his wife Angelina Grimké, and her sister Sarah Grimké, which was published in Appendix F: Officers of the Society, Summary In the s, 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.

Connecticut farmer-turned-abolitionist Theodore Dwight Weld (–) was a central leader of the American Anti-Slavery Society and traveled the country lecturing against slavery.

Weld took great pains to document the trustworthiness of contributors to American Slavery so that there could be no doubt as to its authenticity. Weld, Theodore Dwight,comp; American Anti-Slavery Publisher New York, American Anti-Slavery Society Collection americana Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of New York Public Library Language English.

Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by. Theodore Dwight Weld >Theodore Dwight Weld () was an American reformer, preacher, and >editor. He was one of the most-influential leaders in the early phases of >the antislavery movement.

Theodore Weld was born in Hampton, Conn., on Nov. 23,the son of a Congregational minister. Detailing the overall conditions of slaves across multiple states and several years, the book includes information on their diet, clothing, housing, and working hours as well as their punishments and suffering.

Connecticut farmer-turned-abolitionist Theodore Dwight Weld (–) was a central leader of the American Anti-Slavery Society and.

Search books by title, author last name, keyword and ISBN Search Home / History / United States / Theodore Dwight Weld and the American Anti-Slavery Society. Mr. Weld then became well known as an anti-slavery lecturer, but in he lost his voice, and was appointed by the American anti-slavery society editor of its books and pamphlets.Theodore Dwight Weld and the American Anti-Slavery Society Owen W.

Muelder In the s, 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 .