Let Your Motto Be Resistance 1833-1850

  • Publication of the Liberator

    Publication of the Liberator
    William Lloyd Garrison tried to bridge the gap between the races. He, with the help of wealthy black abolitionists, raised funding for the Liberator. Together they helped Garrison spread the word against slavery.
  • 2. Formation of the AASS

    2. Formation of the AASS
    Organization of the American Anti-Slavery Society by William Lloyd Garrison in 1833 for the emancipation of any and all slaves. He worked diligently to bridge the gap betweem the African-Americans and the White Americans. Black people were a part of the group but weren't ensured to lead.
  • 3. Abolitionist Great Postal Campaign

    3. Abolitionist Great Postal Campaign
    Great Postal Campaign. This campaign was to persuade the white northerners and southern non-slave holders to join the anti-slavery movement. They sent anti-slavery literature to post offices in the south. Burning Abolitionism
  • 4. Amistad Mutiny

    4. Amistad Mutiny
    44 captured Africans sieged a Spanish ship called the Amistad. They tried to sail back to Afirca but they got captured once more by an American ship off of the coast of Long Island,
  • 6. Creole Revolt

    6. Creole Revolt
    Madison Washington, who escaped to the north, came back for his wife. When he came back, he was captured and put on the "Creole." There, he and the other slaves took control of the ship and sailed to the shore of the Bahamas. The local black fisherman guarded the boat with hia. A few days later, the slaves onboard gained their freedom.
  • 7. Publication of the North Star

    7. Publication of the North Star
    The North Star was an anti-slavery newspaper by Frederck Douglass. It was made in 1847 as a way to write freely for emancipation. The North Star and Frederick Douglass Paper were the most influential black antislavery newspapers. They both had many followers, for each, more white men than black men were interested in it. The North Star
  • 8. Harriet Tubman's Career Begins

    8. Harriet Tubman's Career Begins
    Harriet Tubman was born a slave and had a strong desire to be free. Her mother forced her to marry a free black man in the north, which increased her desire to be free, In 1859, her slaveownder died, here she escaped to Philidelphia to be the most famous conductor on the underground railroad. She was given the names "Moses," and "General Tubman." she successfully led 300 slaves into freedom.
  • 9. The Compromise of 1850

    9. The Compromise of 1850
    The Compromise of 1850 was an attempt to satisfy the north and the south. The white northerners did not want to be bothered by the southern slaveholders. The compromise led to the Fugitive Slave Law, where even free blacks could be recaptured and returned. This caused the blacks (more than 20,000) to flee to Canada from the North of the U.S. Fugitive Slave Law
  • 10. Start of the resistance to the Fugitive Slave act; Black Migraction Advocated

    10. Start of the resistance to the Fugitive Slave act; Black Migraction Advocated
    "We must MAKE and ISSUE, CREATE and event, and ESTABLISH a NATIONAL POSITOIN for OURSELVES." Delaney advocated emigration and became a recruiter of black soldiers. he established a newspaper called "the Mystery" which was the first African-American newspaper published west of the Allegheny Mountains. Delaney was an abolitionist, emigrationist, civil war veteran, and author.
  • 5. Fall of the AASS

    5. Fall of the AASS
    Strong military force disuaded people and led to the fall of the AASS. Blacks wanted more force to emancipate slaves while whites wanted to debate and theorize. These plus more events drove the divergence between the both sides. Also when the 13th Amendment was passed there was less of a need for the American Anti-Slavery Society.