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Fugitives and Soldiers

Margot Minardi

in Making Slavery History: Abolitionism and the Politics of Memory in Massachusetts

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195379372
eISBN:
9780199869152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379372.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines how black Bay Staters in the 1850s strove to claim “manhood” and “citizenship” by representing themselves and their ancestors as agents in history. This endeavor was especially ... More


Epilogue: Fishbones

Margot Minardi

in Making Slavery History: Abolitionism and the Politics of Memory in Massachusetts

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195379372
eISBN:
9780199869152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379372.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The epilogue follows the commemoration of Crispus Attucks, Phillis Wheatley, and other Revolutionary‐era blacks through the Civil War and beyond. It also considers how William Cooper Nell's call for ... More


“The Great Day Has Arrived”1

Kristin Waters

in Maria W. Stewart and the Roots of Black Political Thought

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781496836748
eISBN:
9781496836731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496836748.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Maria Miller settles in Boston in time to witness the admiring open expressions of revolutionary ideals: Bunker Hill Day and the Fourth of July—the 1826 Jubilee of Freedom.


Inching Ahead

Richard Archer

in Jim Crow North: The Struggle for Equal Rights in Antebellum New England

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190676643
eISBN:
9780190676674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190676643.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Political History

People of African descent in Boston continued to struggle for school integration in their city, despite stiff opposition from many in the white community. Their task was made more difficult because ... More


Miles to Go

Richard Archer

in Jim Crow North: The Struggle for Equal Rights in Antebellum New England

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190676643
eISBN:
9780190676674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190676643.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Political History

This epilogue examines the breakdown (but not the disappearance) of the struggle for equal rights after the Civil War. Reform-minded New Englanders dispersed in various directions. Some focused on ... More


Forward Steps

Richard Archer

in Jim Crow North: The Struggle for Equal Rights in Antebellum New England

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190676643
eISBN:
9780190676674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190676643.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Political History

Reform in all its various coats became somewhat more respectable, but most of all, African Americans were learning how to work the system and were taking the lead in fighting for equal rights. Black ... More


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