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history of the antislavery cause in State and Nation.

Austin Willey

history of the antislavery cause in State and Nation.

by Austin Willey

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Published by Mnemosyne Pub. Co. in Miami, Fla .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Maine,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Antislavery movements -- United States.,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1783-1865.,
    • Maine -- Politics and government -- 1775-1865.

    • Edition Notes

      Reprint of the 1886 ed.

      StatementPortland, Me., B. Thurston, 1886.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE441 .W7 1969b
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 503 p.
      Number of Pages503
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5694793M
      LC Control Number70083880

      Abolitionists are distinguished from free-soilers, who opposed the further extension of slavery, but the groups came to act together politically and otherwise in the antislavery cause. The abolitionist movement was one of high moral purpose and courage; its uncompromising temper made the slavery question the prime concern of national politics. Making an Antislavery Nation Lincoln, Douglas, and the Battle over Freedom Awards and Recognition: • Finalist, Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize, Gettysburg College and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, • Russell P. Strange Memorial Book Award, Illinois State Historical Society,

      Few points seem more historically settled than that of the proslavery Constitution. Following the lead of scholars such as Paul Finkelman, William Wiecek and Gary Nash, historians have taken for granted that the Constitution's protections of slavery aided slaveholders in their quest for power and abetted the expansion of slavery across the continent. Antislavery Whigs and Democrats joined forces to form a new party called, The Free-Soil Party. Popular Sovereignty People in the territory or state would vote directly on issues rather than having their elected representatives decide.

      American Abolitionism and Antislavery is a new series that presents the best scholarship on antislavery activism and abolitionism in the eighteenth- and nineteenth-century United States. The series will include books by promising young scholars as well as by established leaders in the field. Volumes published in the series will include biographies, monographs, anthologies, and . On the cusp of the American Civil War, a new generation of reformers, including Theodore Parker, Frederick Douglass, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Martin Robison Delany and Thomas Wentworth Higginson, took the lead in the antislavery struggle. Frustrated by political defeats, a more aggressive Slave Power.


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American Anti-Slavery Society, (–70), promoter, with its state and local auxiliaries, of the cause of immediate abolition of slavery in the United States.

As the main activist arm of the Abolition Movement (see abolitionism), the society was founded in under the leadership of William Lloyd its auxiliary societies numbered 2, with a total. The abolitionist movement was the effort to end slavery, led by famous abolitionists like Frederick Douglass, Harriet Tubman, Sojourner Truth and John Brown.

Frederick Douglass wrote, "When the true history of the antislavery cause shall be written, _____ will occupy a large space in its pages." women Dorothea.

A History of Slavery and Antislavery Article (PDF Available) in European Review 19(01) February w Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Seymour Drescher.

Vermont blacks forced state leaders to ban slavery in what became the state constitution and blacks in Massachusetts demanded citizenship as well as freedom. In Pennsylvania, the fate of an enslaved woman named Dinah Nevil encouraged the formation of the Pennsylvania Abolition Society, one of the oldest and most revered antislavery.

Today, we draw on our experience to work to eliminate all forms of slavery and slavery like practices throughout the world. We are not interested in easy solutions. Instead, we deal with the root causes of slavery and its consequences to achieve sustainable change.

Over years of our anti-slavery fight. Why we exist and what drives us forward. Byorganized antislavery was split into two main factions. William Lloyd Garrison and his supporters were known as radical abolitionists. They insisted that antislavery was a strictly moral and religious movement, a crusade to arouse the conscience of the nation.

For them, political action was a threat to the moral purity of the cause. "Making an Antislavery Nation is an elegant and important reinterpretation of the political battles between slavery and freedom from the nation’s founding to the secession crisis.

In focusing on Illinois, Graham Peck brilliantly highlights the significance of the state in national politics and of Stephen Douglas as the pivotal figure in the 4/5(1).

He has spent much of the week discussing his new book, Busy in the Cause: Iowa, the Free-State Struggle in the West, and the Prelude to the Civil title, published by University of Nebraska.

I am not knowledgeable enough about the voluminous literature about the American Civil War to know whether or not The Cause of All Nations provides a unique and original perspective on the war, but for me at least, much of what I read in the book was new.

The book departs from the traditional focus on the military campaigns and battles of the war to look at the ways in which /5. Excerpts from Austin Willey’s The History of the Antislavery Cause in State and Nation: “The class of men who first enlisted [in antislavery in Maine] was not exceeded, if equaled, by any other of the same number in the state for intelligence, ability, moral and Christian worth.

These men provided local and state antislavery societies, including the Ohio Anti-Slavery Society, with an organization that could take their cause to the national level.

The American Anti-Slavery Society hoped to convince both white Southerners and Northerners of slavery's inhumanity. The Cause: Peace. People have advocated for peace -- as well as participating in the nation's and state's wars -- for centuries.

The voices for peace are as varied as a Christian-inspired man in the early 19th century to a young girl in the late 20th century. His latest book is The Scorpion’s Sting: Antislavery and the Coming of the Civil War. To submit a correction for our consideration, click here.

For Reprints and Permissions, click here. Manisha Sinha. The Slave's Cause: A History of Abolition. New Haven: Yale University Press, Pp. Cloth, $ In this densely researched work, Manisha Sinha offers not only a synthesis of American antislavery but a compelling interpretation of a "hundred-year drama in law, politics, literature, and on-the-ground activism" (2).The Civil War Trust recently had a chance to sit down with historian James Oakes and discuss his new book, Freedom National: The Destruction of Slavery in the United States.

This book describes the complex steps taken by the Lincoln administration to undermine and ultimately abolish slavery during the Civil War years.