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...he Pennsylvanian Hall, pro-slavery protesters burned the hall completely. This incident failed completely to stop the abolitionist movement; the Female Anti-Slavery Society raised funds for the abolitionist movement by annual fairs. Their first fair was in 1836 and they sold baked goods, art, and pottery. From 1836 to 1854 the Society donated $13,845 to the Pennsylvania Abolitionist Society and the women also supported the Fugitive Slave Act in 1850. These women did a lot of things for African-Americans including, housing, protection and transportation for escaped slaves. The Society’s final fair was to support the movement for black suffrage, in 1869. The article’s website was founded in 1946 and the text is copyright protected. I think that this website is credible because it is sponsored by eight different associations and they have copyright protected information.
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