Abolitionists Remember: Antislavery Autobiographies & the Unfinished Work of Emancipation

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INDEX
AAS. See American Anti-Slavery Society
Abolitionists, 247–54; historical perspectives on, 1–7, 9, 18–19, 26–27, 97–100, 155–56, 161–201, 222–45; moral suasion and, 3, 8, 58, 59, 118, 161, 166, 168, 184; women as, 4, 13–14, 19, 38–39, 64, 83, 102–3, 107–8, 118, 173–83, 191, 226, 233–42; emancipation as goal of, 6, 13, 36, 40, 43, 115, 117, 124, 163, 222, 236; prejudice elimination and, 6, 13–15, 17, 21, 43–44, 113, 125; reunions of, 6–7, 9, 97–110, 111–12, 131, 173; commemorative meetings of, 6–7, 203–8, 210–15, 243; Great Britain and, 9, 109, 120, 125, 130, 171, 244, 254, 293 (n. 12); postemancipation role for, 12–18, 21, 147, 225; Fifteenth Amendment and, 13–15, 16, 17, 34, 115, 130, 169, 187, 249; northerners’ hostility toward, 27; violence against, 40, 117, 240, 243; opposition to, 40, 240; media depictions of, 53–54, 112, 113–14, 118, 156, 223–25; fugitive slaves and, 61, 62, 92–93; African Americans as, 62, 83, 99, 104–5, 107–8, 248; in Still’s narrative, 81–83; obituaries of, 109, 161; humor of, 118; monuments to, 208–9; Douglass on, 227; repudiation of work of, 229. See also Antislavery societies; Autobiographies and memoirs; Moral abolitionism; Political abolitionism
Acts of Anti-Slavery Apostles (Pillsbury), 156, 165, 192–201
Adams, John Coleman, 222
Adams, John Quincy (former slave), 90–93, 95
Africa, 220–21
Akerman, Amos T., 67
Alcott family, 30
Alden, J. W., 101
Alexander, Archer, 91, 272–73 (n. 73)
Alger, Horatio, 83
Allen, Charles, 290 (n. 77)
Allen, James Lane, 155, 156, 177
Allen, William, 143
American Anti-Slavery Society (AAS), 21, 214, 254; founding of, 1, 34, 36, 38, 39, 203; dissolution of, 11–12, 17–18, 20, 22, 25, 244; Douglass and, 12, 18, 25, 34; May and, 12, 25, 28, 34, 36, 38, 39; Phillips (Wendall) and, 12, 16, 18, 22, 25, 34, 204, 207; annual meeting (1869) of, 15–16; Fifteenth Amendment and, 15, 17; Declaration of Principles of, 36, 205, 207; Stanton (Henry) and, 191; fiftieth anniversary celebration of, 204–8, 243
American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions, 197
American Civil War. See Civil War
American Literary Gazette and Publishers’ Circular (periodical), 48
American Missionary (magazine), 165, 217
American Revolution, 2, 36
Ames, Charles Gordon, 206, 207–8
Andrew, John, 54
Anniversary Week, 11
Anthony, Susan B., 39, 40, 206
Antislavery fairs, 6, 11, 19, 203

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