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American abolitionism : its direct political impact from colonial times into reconstruction

Author: Stanley Harrold
Publisher: Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, [2019]
Series: Nation divided.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This ambitious book provides the only systematic examination of the American abolition movement's direct impacts on antislavery politics from colonial times to the Civil War and after. As opposed to surveying indirect methods such as propaganda, sermons, and speeches at protest meetings, Stanley Harrold focuses on abolitionists' political tactics-petitioning, lobbying, establishing bonds with sympathetic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stanley Harrold
ISBN: 9780813942292 0813942292
OCLC Number: 1076426566
Description: 280 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Direct Abolitionist Engagement in Politics, 1688-1807 --
Continuity and Transition, 1807-1830 --
Escalation, 1831-1840 --
The Rise and Fall of the Abolition Lobby, 1836-1845 --
Discord, Relationships, and Free Soil, 1840-1848 --
Physical Action, Fugitive Slave Laws, and the Free Democratic Party, 1845-1852 --
Abolitionists and Republicans, 1852-1860 --
Political Success and Failure: An Ambiguous Denouement, 1860-1870.
Series Title: Nation divided.
Responsibility: Stanley Harrold.

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Provides a systematic examination of the American abolition movement's direct impacts on antislavery politics from colonial times to the Civil War and after. Stanley Harrold focuses on abolitionists'  Read more...

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