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Author Newman, Richard S., author

Title The transformation of American abolitionism : fighting slavery in the early Republic / Richard S. Newman
Published Chapel Hill ; London : The University of North Carolina Press, [2002]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 256 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Preface; Introduction: Abolitionist Transformations; 1. Republican Strategies; 2. Deferential Petitioners; 3. Creating Free Spaces; 4. An Appeal to the Heart; 5. From Pennsylvania to Massachusetts, from Colonization to Immediatism; 6. The New Abolitionist Imperative; 7. A Whole Lot of Shoe Leather; Epilogue: The Struggle Continued; Appendix 1: Letters from Maryland Slaveholders to Judge William Tilghman, Chief Justice of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court; Appendix 2: Maps; Notes
Summary A history of how abolitionism evolved from an elite and conservative movement to a radical, grassroots reform cause. It traces the development of the abolitionist movement from the 1770s to the 1830s, covering the attitudes and actions which made it the radical cause we think of it as today
Notes Based on the author's thesis
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-238) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society.
Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery.
Abolitionists -- United States -- History.
African Americans -- Politics and government -- 18th century.
African Americans -- Politics and government -- 19th century.
Antislavery movements -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Antislavery movements -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Social change -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Social change -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
United States -- Race relations.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2001027913
ISBN 080786045X (electronic bk.)
9780807860458 (electronic bk.)