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Practical dreamer : Gerrit Smith and the crusade for social reform

Author: Norman K Dann
Publisher: Hamilton, NY : Log Cabin Books, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. ed
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Gerrit Smith; Gerrit Smith
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Norman K Dann
ISBN: 9780975554869 0975554867 9780975554876 0975554875
OCLC Number: 313790968
Description: 655 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The personal side of Gerrit Smith --
The early days : boyhood, college and the era --
Human rights and values --
Philanthropy --
Style --
Peterboro --
Elizabeth and Greene --
Other relationships --
Ann Smith --
Friendship, recreation, health and balance --
Religion, business and politics --
The impact of religion --
Business endeavors --
Politics --
Social reform --
Temperance --
Women's rights --
Abolitionists --
From colonization to politics --
Commitment to abolition --
From John Brown to the Civil War --
The Constitution, the churches and the Civil War.
Responsibility: Norman Dann.

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