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New York Manumission Society

What was the purpose of the New York Manumission Society?

When was the New York Manumission Society started?

Which of the American Founding Fathers founded the Society?

The Society was comprised mostly of rich white men.

Other than pushing for the emancipation of slaves in NY, what did the rich white men do for blacks?

The Society had a militant wing that harassed newspaper publishers to pressure them not to publish pro-slavery articles or advertisements.

The Society influenced the State Legislature to end slavery. How did it design the emancipation process?

Which religious group was a large influence on the Society?

When were the last slaves emancipated in New York?

The first African American to earn a university medical degree was James McCune Smith. Where did he first go to school?