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Against Slavery: An Abolitionist Reader (Penguin Classics) by Various, Mason Lowance

By Various, Mason Lowance

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This colleciton assembles greater than 40 speeches, lectures, and essays serious to the abolitionist campaign, that includes writing by means of William Lloyd Garrison, Frederick Douglass, Lydia Maria baby, Wendell Phillips, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Ralph Waldo Emerson.

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Edited with introduction by Carolyn Karcher. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1996. ————. A Lydia Maria Child Reader. Edited by Carolyn Karcher. : Duke University Press, 1997. Commager, Henry Steele. Theodore Parker: An Anthology. Boston: Beacon Press, 1960. Cott, Nancy F. The Bonds of Womanhood: Woman’s Sphere in New England, 1780-1835.

Ruchames, The Abolitionists, p. 24) The abolitionist crusade was led by Garrison and Wendell Phillips, who were joined by the Quaker poet John Greenleaf Whittier and the Boston writer Lydia Maria Child: Garrison founded the New England Antislavery Society in 1831 and the American Antislavery Society in 1833, when factionalism within the New England group threatened to compromise his militant demands for immediate and unconditional emancipation and full racial equality. Frederick Douglass, the escaped former slave who had joined the group in 1841, attended an abolitionist gathering on Nantucket, where he was asked to speak of his life as a slave, and from 1841 to 1848 Douglas was a staunch Garrisonian abolitionist.

Wendell and Ann Phillips: The Community of Reform, 1840-1880. New York: W. W. Norton, 1979. Berlin, Ira. Many Thousands Gone: The First Two Centuries of Slavery in North America. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1998. Beyan, Amos J. The American Colonization Society and the Creation of the Liberian State: A Historical Perspective, 1822-1900. : University Press of America, 1991. Blassingame, John. The Slave Community: Plantation Life in the Antebellum South. New York: Oxford University Press, 1979.

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