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The Marketing of Haiti

Sara Fanning

in Caribbean Crossing: African Americans and the Haitian Emigration Movement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780814764930
eISBN:
9780814760086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814764930.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter looks at the newspapers that were central to those who were advocating a change in the relationship between Haiti and the United States. These newspapers were filled with reports about ... More


Antislavery Petitioning in South Central Pennsylvania

David G. Smith

in On the Edge of Freedom: The Fugitive Slave Issue in South Central Pennsylvania, 1820–1870

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823240326
eISBN:
9780823240364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823240326.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter argues that the early meetings of the Adams County Antislavery Society were so controversial and sometimes violent that the region's Quakers decided to return to two traditional, less ... More


Are They Not the Lord's Enemies?

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/9780300114706.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

In 1807, Congress began to exercise its acknowledged power to ban the importation of slaves from abroad, beginning in 1808. Some southern representatives in Congress realized the danger of federal ... More


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