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Against slavery : an abolitionist reader

Author: Mason I Lowance
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2000.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An anthology of more than forty primary documents from the antislavery and abolitionist movements of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, including speeches, lectures, and essays.
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Against slavery
(OCoLC)1085905448
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mason I Lowance
ISBN: 0140437584 9780140437584
OCLC Number: 41564896
Description: xlvi, 333 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: The Historical Background for Antebellum Abolitionism, 1700-1830 --
The Selling of Joseph (1700) / Samuel Sewall --
A Brief Candid Answer to The Selling of Joseph (1701) / John Saffin --
The Negro Christianized (1706) / Cotton Mather --
Some Considerations on the Keeping of Negroes (1754 and 1762) / John Woolman --
"On Being Brought from Africa to America" (1773) / Phillis Wheatley --
from the Declaration of Independence (1776) / Thomas Jefferson --
"Charge to the Grand Jury of Maine, May 8, 1820" / Joseph Story --
"What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?" (1852) / Frederick Douglass --
The Biblical Antislavery Arguments --
The Bible Against Slavery (1837) / Theodore Dwight Weld --
"An Address to the British Antislavery Society" (1851) / Alexander Crummell --
Slavery in the United States (1843) / James Freeman Clarke --
Negro Slavery Unjustifiable (1802 and 1846) / Alexander McLeod --
The Wrong of Slavery (1864) / Robert Dale Owen --
The Abolitionist Crusade, 1830-1865 --
"An Address to the American Colonization Society" (1829) / William Lloyd Garrison --
"Commencement of The Liberator," editorial (1831) / Garrison --
"Truisms" (1831) / Garrison --
"Henry Clay's Colonization Address" (1830) / Garrison --
"The Great [Constitutional] Crisis" (1832) / Garrison --
"American Colorphobia" (1847) / Garrison --
"Declaration of the National Antislavery Convention" (1833) / Garrison --
"Speech at the Fourth National Women's Rights Convention" (1853) / Garrison --
"No Compromise with Slavery" (1854) / Garrison --
An Appeal to the Colored Citizens of the World (1829) / David Walker --
"Massachusetts to Virginia" (1843) / John Greenleaf Whittier --
Justice and Expediency (1833) / Whittier --
An Appeal in Favor of That Class of Americans Called Africans (1833) / Lydia Maria Child --
Slavery (1835) / William Ellery Channing --
"Letter to the Rev. Smylie" (1837) / Gerrit Smith --
An Appeal to the Christian Women of the South (1836) / Angelina Grimké --
"An Epistle to the Clergy of the Southern States (1836) / Sarah Moore Grimké --
An Essay on Slavery and Abolitionism (1837) / Catharine E. Beecher --
Letters to Catharine E. Beecher, in Reply to an Essay on Slavery and Abolitionism (1838) / Angelina Grimké --
American Slavery As It Is (1839) / Theodore Dwight Weld --
An Antislavery Manual (1837) / Rev. Roy Sunderland --
"A Discourse on the Slavery Question" (1839) / Horace Bushnell --
The Destiny of a People of Color (1843) / James McCune Smith --
The Constitution, a Pro-Slavery Compact (1845) / Wendell Phillips --
Philosophy of the Abolition Movement (1853) / Phillips --
The Unconstitutionality of Slavery (1845) / Lysander Spooner --
"Mr. Calhoun's Report," from The National Antislavery Standard, February 15, 1849 / James Russell Lowell --
"The Abolitionists and Emancipation," from The National Antislavery Standard, March 1, 1849 / Lowell --
"Politics and the Pulpit," from The National Antislavery Standard, January 25, 1849 / Lowell --
"The Church and the Clergy," from The National Antislavery Standard, February 27, 1845 / Lowell --
"The Church and the Clergy Again," from The National Antislavery Standard, March 27, 1845 / Lowell --
"Daniel Webster," from The National Antislavery Standard, July 2, 1846 / Lowell --
"The Moral Movement Against Slavery," from The National Antislavery Standard, February 22, 1849 / Lowell --
"Speech on the Institution of Slavery" (1852) / Horace Mann --
The Function and Place of Conscience in Relation to the Laws of Men (1850), ed. Dean Grodzins / Theodore Parker --
"Present Aspect of the Antislavery Enterprise," Speech to the American Antislavery Society (1856), ed. Dean Grodzins / Parker --
"Concluding Remarks," from Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852) / Harriet Beecher Stowe --
From Aunt Phillis's Cabin (1852) / Mary Eastman --
"Lecture on Slavery" (1855), ed. William Pannapacker / Ralph Waldo Emerson --
The Barbarism of Slavery (1860) / Charles Sumner --
Acts of Congress Relating to Slavery, Embracing the Fugitive Slave Law of 1793, the Missouri Compromise Act of 1820, the Fugitive Slave Law of 1850, the Ordinance of 1787, and the Wilmot Proviso of 1847.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Mason Lowance.
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