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Abolition Poison and Southern Antidotes

Lacy K. Ford, Jr.

in Deliver Us from Evil: The Slavery Question in the Old South

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195118094
eISBN:
9780199870936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195118094.003.0017
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter details the broader southern reaction to the abolition mail and petition campaigns crafted by the American Anti-slavery Society. Spreading alarm and producing a call for unity and ... More


Officers’ contributions to Britain’s anti-slavery culture

Mary Wills

in Envoys of abolition: British Naval Officers and the Campaign Against the Slave Trade in West Africa

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620788
eISBN:
9781789629668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620788.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines officers’ contributions to the metropolitan discourses about slavery and abolition taking place in Britain in the early to mid-nineteenth century. Furthering the theme of naval ... More


The Door to the Slave Bastille

David L. Lightner

in Slavery and the Commerce Power: How the Struggle Against the Interstate Slave Trade Led to the Civil War

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300114706
eISBN:
9780300135169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300114706.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

An organized, militant movement against slavery in America began in January 1831, when William Lloyd Garrison published the first issue of his new paper, the Liberator. He would also found the New ... More


The Domestic Slave Trade in America: The Lifeblood of the Southern Slave System

Steven Deyle

in The Chattel Principle: Internal Slave Trades in the Americas

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300103557
eISBN:
9780300129472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300103557.003.0005
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter presents James G. Birney's statement of the status of slavery in the Upper South. In one of his first public appearances, at the second annual meeting of the American Anti-Slavery ... More


Abolitionist Mediascapes: The American Anti-Slavery Society and the Sacred Geography of Emancipation

Jerome Tharaud

in Apocalyptic Geographies: Religion, Media, and the American Landscape

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780691200101
eISBN:
9780691203263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691200101.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter traces how American abolitionists took up evangelical media strategies in the mid- and late 1830s, launching circulating antislavery libraries that adapted evangelical space to the ... More


‘The Eloquent and Fearless Friend of the Slave’

Daniel Ritchie

in Isaac Nelson: Radical Abolitionist, Evangelical Presbyterian, and Irish Nationalist

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941282
eISBN:
9781789629149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941282.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter has highlights the central importance of Nelson to Belfast anti-slavery in the 1840s and early 1850s. Nelson’s emergence as a leading anti-slavery campaigner took place against the ... More


Antislavery Fairs, Cooperation, and Community Building

Stacey M. Robertson

in Hearts Beating for Liberty: Women Abolitionists in the Old Northwest

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834084
eISBN:
9781469606330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899489_robertson.8
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter discusses the reasons behind the powerful Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society's failure to send the promised box of goods to the Salem abolitionists for their annual fair. Initially, the ... More


The Road To Abolition

Ismael M. Montana

in The Abolition of Slavery in Ottoman Tunisia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813044828
eISBN:
9780813046419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044828.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Chapter 5 explores the political background of the prohibition of the slave trade in 1841 and the process of ending slavery in the Regency. It assesses the interaction between the slave trade and ... More


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Gerda Lerner

in The Grimké Sisters from South Carolina: Pioneers for Women's Rights and Abolition

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807855669
eISBN:
9781469604879
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807855669.003.0016
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The agents of the American Anti-Slavery Society achieved great things. The number of abolition societies more than doubled between 1835 and 1837. Petitioning was a huge part of their work. The ... More


Triumph and Tragedy on the Path to Glory

in Zachary Macaulay 1768–1838: The Steadfast Scot in the British Anti-Slavery Movement

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846316968
eISBN:
9781846317057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317057.013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on the final years of Zachary Macaulay's anti-slavery campaign. It discusses his organization of the May 1830 meeting of the Anti-Slavery Society and the involvement of his son ... More


[Page 9]Escape, &c.

Moses Roper

in A Narrative of the Adventures and Escape of Moses Roper, from American Slavery

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807869659
eISBN:
9781469602912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869666_roper.7
Subject:
History, African-American History

This part of the book contains Moses Roper's autobiographical meditation about race in antebellum America. In it, he describes his life from his birth in North Carolina through to his travels around ... More


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