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Gerda Lerner.

in The Grimké Sisters from South Carolina

September 2004; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 3372 words.

This chapter traces the events of Wednesday February 21, 1838, when people from all over Boston came to the State House. Groups of abolitionists had come from all over the surrounding area...

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Gerda Lerner.

in The Grimké Sisters from South Carolina

September 2004; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 6929 words.

The next dramatic events in the sisters's lives centered on the reaction to their activities in their home town, Charleston. The Charleston police warned their mother that Angelina wasn't...

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Gerda Lerner.

in The Grimké Sisters from South Carolina

September 2004; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 5336 words.

In 1836 the sisters moved to Boston after a time in New York. There they attended reform meetings, parlor meetings, and public meetings. Yet the sisters became conscious of a different...

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Gerda Lerner.

in The Grimké Sisters from South Carolina

September 2004; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 7811 words.

The sisters felt that they were being attacked for being women and abolitionists. It was Sarah, rather than Angelina, who should be credited with developing the first comprehensive feminist...

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Gerda Lerner.

in The Grimké Sisters from South Carolina

September 2004; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 6207 words.

This chapter talks about Thomas Weld and describes who he was and what part he played in the sisters's story. Angelina greatly admired Weld, more than platonically. But it was widely...

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Gerda Lerner.

in The Grimké Sisters from South Carolina

September 2004; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 5135 words.

This chapter describes the reception of the sisters' appearance before the Massachusetts Legislature as a fitting climax to their New England tour. They were hailed as both heroines and...

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Gerda Lerner.

in The Grimké Sisters from South Carolina

September 2004; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 7525 words.

After Angelina and Thomas Weld married, they returned immediately to work. They were determined to show that marriage would not lessen Angelina's involvement in reform activities. Their...

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1590–1700

Li Narangoa and Robert Cribb.

in Historical Atlas of Northeast Asia, 1590-2010

September 2014; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History. 14160 words.

This part of the book details the seventeenth-century political configuration of Northeast Asia. In 1592 the Japanese invaded and this spurred an odd alliance between Korean forces and the...

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Gerda Lerner.

in The Grimké Sisters from South Carolina

September 2004; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 7148 words.

The agents of the American Anti-Slavery Society achieved great things. The number of abolition societies more than doubled between 1835 and 1837. Petitioning was a huge part of their work....

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Gerda Lerner.

in The Grimké Sisters from South Carolina

September 2004; p ublished online July 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 6467 words.

As the next decade began, the sisters could take only a theoretical interest in the events of the antislavery movement. Also, during the summer of 1841 Weld found himself in serious...

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1700–1800

Li Narangoa and Robert Cribb.

in Historical Atlas of Northeast Asia, 1590-2010

September 2014; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History. 13416 words.

This part of the book explores the eighteenth-century political configuration of Northeast Asia. By the beginning of the century, the Qing Empire had no single governance structure in all...

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1767

Michael J. Crawford.

in The Having of Negroes Is Become a Burden

June 2010; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 908 words.

Thomas Nicholson (1715–1780), a prominent landowner, merchant, Quaker missionary, and author in Perquimans County addressed an open letter to his co-religionists a year before the Western...

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1768–1773

Michael J. Crawford.

in The Having of Negroes Is Become a Burden

June 2010; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 1149 words.

This chapter presents extracts from the Minutes of the North Carolina Yearly Meeting from 1768 to 1773. The 1768 Meeting advised “all friends to be careful not to buy or Sell in any Case,...

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1772–1773

Michael J. Crawford.

in The Having of Negroes Is Become a Burden

June 2010; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 3595 words.

George Walton seems to have used dreams to help make or confirm life-altering decisions. Such a practice was characteristic of Quakers in particular in the late eighteenth and early...

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1772–1773

Michael J. Crawford.

in The Having of Negroes Is Become a Burden

June 2010; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 553 words.

It was standard practice among Friends when confronting difficult and controversial decisions to wait for the guidance of the Holy Spirit, to seek consensus within the affected meeting, and...

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1774

Michael J. Crawford.

in The Having of Negroes Is Become a Burden

June 2010; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 4434 words.

In April 1974, Thomas Newby, a prominent Quaker and member of the yearly meeting's Standing Committee, expressed his “uneasiness” to the Perquimans monthly meeting about owning slaves and...

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1774–1775

Michael J. Crawford.

in The Having of Negroes Is Become a Burden

June 2010; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 490 words.

This chapter presents extracts from the Minutes of the North Carolina Yearly Meeting of 1774 and 1775. The 1774 Meeting expressed “all friends that find themselves under a burden and...

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1775–1777

Michael J. Crawford.

in The Having of Negroes Is Become a Burden

June 2010; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 7706 words.

George Walton played a leading role not only in the movement to persuade Friends to free their slaves but also in the confrontation with North Carolina's government that the manumissions...

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1776

Michael J. Crawford.

in The Having of Negroes Is Become a Burden

June 2010; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 646 words.

Thomas Newby, who owned fourteen slaves, was one of the wealthiest men in Perquimans County in 1775. When Newby freed ten of his slaves on 3 March 1776, he had been contemplating the move...

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1776–1789

Michael J. Crawford.

in The Having of Negroes Is Become a Burden

June 2010; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 2987 words.

The North Carolina Yearly Meeting set up a formal process for persuading individual Quaker slaveholders to set their slaves free. It indicated that many Friends found the decision to let go...

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