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Over the river-- : life of Lydia Maria Child, abolitionist for freedom, 1802-1880 : a companion book to the epic documentary of the same name

Author: Constance L Jackson
Publisher: Rolling Hills Estates, CA : Permanent Productions, ©2008.
Series: Discover America's turmoil of the 1800s.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A biography of a popular writer who, in the mid-19th century, supported the immediate abolition of slavery, which caused adverse public response that catapulted her into advocating for African-American rights, for women's rights, and for better treatment of Native Americans"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Biography Juvenile literature
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Jackson, Constance L. (Constance Lillie), 1954-
Over the river--
Rolling Hills Estates, CA : Permanent Productions, c2008
(OCoLC)776258908
Named Person: Lydia Maria Child; Lydia Maria Child
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Constance L Jackson
ISBN: 9780981820408 0981820409
OCLC Number: 231031891
Notes: Copy 2 includes DVD (4 3/4 in.) in separate case.
Description: 97 p. : ill. ; 21 cm. + 1 videodisc (DVD : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.)
Contents: 1: Heritage --
2: Maria's fictional stories: Hobomok, Juvenile miscellany, Evenings in New England, The rebels, and The juvenile miscellany children's magazine --
True love: David and Maria --
3: Slavery and democracy: the great cotton conflict --
A relationship made in heaven? --
Maria's domestic advice book and David's debts: The frugal housewife, The mother's book, and The little Girl's own book --
The beginning of the end to slavery: black civil rights and women's rights --
Brewing insurrection in Virginia --
Abolitionism, unionism, state rights, and Jacksonian politics --
Maria's anguish over David/Garrison hails Maria "The first woman in the republic" --
Garrisonians --
Maria's literary bombshell and the personal attacks against her --
Maria blames herself for David's impractical business schemes/1835 "The year of the mob" --
Maria supports David's beet farming project --
Maria's transcendental loves --
Maria creates a new style of writing called Essays or Sketches --
4: More congressional infighting/moral repulsion of slavery & Maria's deep depression --
Maria publishes a pioneering first: The progress of religious ideas --
Moral repulsion over the spread of slavery into the West --
"Free soil! Free speech!, Free men! Fremont!" --
5: Secession looming/John Brown's raid/Maria's resurgence --
Aging Maria continues her push to abolish slavery/secession & Civil War looming --
Maria writes The freedmen's book --
The fight to abolish slavery has ended --
6: A new day for America?/Reconstruction policy--First civil rights bill passed in 1866 --
Rest in peace, Maria.
Series Title: Discover America's turmoil of the 1800s.
Responsibility: Constance L. Jackson ; introduction by Carolyn L. Karcher.
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"A biography of a popular writer who, in the mid-19th century, supported the immediate abolition of slavery, which caused adverse public response that catapulted her into advocating for African-American rights, for women's rights, and for better treatment of Native Americans"--Provided by publisher.

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