The Abolutionist Movement (Greenwood Guides to Historic Events, 1500-1900)

The Abolutionist Movement (Greenwood Guides to Historic Events, 1500-1900)

by Claudine L. Ferrell


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780313331800
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/01/2005
Series: Greenwood Guides to Historic Events 1500-1900 Series
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.63(d)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

About the Author

CLAUDINE L. FERRELL is Associate Professor, History and American Studies, at Mary Washington College, and is the author of Reconstruction (Greenwood, 2003).

Table of Contents

Series Forward



Chronology of Events

The Abolitionist Movement

Historical Overview

"In Matters of Right and Equity:" From Quakers to Revolution

"Justice is in One Scale and Self-Perservation in tne Other:" Slavery and Anti-Slavery in the New Nation

"Though the Heavens Should Fall:" Abolitionism Takes Shape—The 1830s

"Contrary to the Laws of God and the Rights of Man:" Politics versus Spirituality—The 1840s

"The Storm, the Whirlwind and the Earthquake:" From Politics and Violence to Freedom—The 1850s-1860s

Concluding Interpretative Essay

Biographies: Personalities of the Abolitionist Movement

Primary Documents of Abolitionism

Annotated Bibliography


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