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Abolitionism in America
A look at the causes of the abolitionist movement in America.
# 124064 | 250 words | 0 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in History (U.S. Before 1865) , History (U.S. Civil War 1860-1865)

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This paper discusses the causes of the abolitionist movement in America and the influence of William Lloyd Garrison and the African colonization movement.

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"Abolitionism took center stage in American society during the reform movement for two primary reasons. First, many prominent individuals in the North, along with Quakers and other religious groups, saw the practice as inhumane and immoral. Second, Americans in the North saw slavery as an unfair economic advantage in the South. It was difficult for the North to compete with the South in terms of labor when the South's labor forces were predominantly slave labor and working for free. In the South, the economy was predicated upon and..."

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