The New England Anti-Slavery Society(January 6, 1832) organized on Boston’s Beacon Hill. By using the African Baptist Church as a starting point, it was a good place to stake their claim.


In William Lloyd Garrison

William Lloyd Garrison

In 1832 he founded the New England Anti-Slavery Society, the first immediatist society in the country, and in 1833 he helped organize the American Anti-Slavery Society, writing its Declaration of Sentiments and serving as its first corresponding secretary. It was primarily as an editorialist, however, excoriating slave owners and their…

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