immediatism


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immediatism

(ɪˈmiːdɪəˌtɪzəm)
n
the policy of taking immediate action

immediatism

immediateness; the quality or condition of being immediate.
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Subsequent to the publication of David Walker's Appeal in 1829 and his mysterious death in 1831, indications of the growth of a more militant position was evident with the appearance of the idea of immediatism (immediate emancipation), the annual Colored Convention movement (dominated in the '40s by the more militant delegates), and the establishment of the Foreign and American Antislavery Society in response to the gradualism of the American and New England Antislavery societies of the Garrisonians.
13, 381, 384; Hansard, XLIII:389, 478; Davis, "The Emergence of Immediatism in British and American Antislavery Thought," pp.