Abolition and Antislavery: A Historical Encyclopedia of the American Mosaic, 1st Edition

  • Peter Hinks
  • John McKivigan
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  • ISBN-10: 1610698282
  • ISBN-13: 9781610698283
  • DDC: 326.80922
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 447 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released December 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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This reference work chronicles the campaign to end human slavery in the United States, bringing to life the key events, leading figures, and socioeconomic forces in the history of American antislavery, abolition, and emancipation. The coverage encompasses both white abolitionists such as Theodore Dwight Weld and William Lloyd Garrison and black abolitionists such as Frederick Douglass, Martin Delaney, and Sojourner Truth. It includes primary sources that promote critical thinking and interpretive reading skills underscored in the Common Core Standards and provides additional reading suggestions and a bibliography of sources to supply avenues for further study.

Table of Contents

Front Cover._x000D_
Half Title Page._x000D_
Title Page._x000D_
Copyright Page._x000D_
List of Entries._x000D_
List of Primary Documents._x000D_
1: Abolitionist Women._x000D_
2: Adams, John Quincy._x000D_
3: Africa Squadron._x000D_
4: African American Communities._x000D_
5: Allen, Richard._x000D_
6: American and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society (AFASS)._x000D_
7: American Anti-Slavery Society (AASS)._x000D_
8: American Colonization Society._x000D_
9: American Convention of Abolition Societies._x000D_
10: American Missionary Association (AMA)._x000D_
11: Amistad._x000D_
12: Antislavery Evangelical Protestantism._x000D_
13: Antislavery Journalism in the United States and Great Britain._x000D_
14: Anti-Slavery Society._x000D_
15: Antislavery Songs._x000D_
16: Atlantic Slave Trade and British Abolition._x000D_
17: Bailey, Gamaliel._x000D_
18: Benezet, Anthony._x000D_
19: Birney, James Gillespie (1792–1857)._x000D_
20: Bleeding Kansas._x000D_
21: British Slavery, Abolition of._x000D_
22: Burned-Over District._x000D_
23: Burns, Anthony._x000D_
24: Burritt, Elihu._x000D_
25: Canada, Antislavery in._x000D_
26: Chase, Salmon P.._x000D_
27: Child, Lydia Maria._x000D_
28: Clay, Cassius._x000D_
29: Clay, Henry._x000D_
30: Come-Outerism._x000D_
31: Commonwealth v. Aves (1836)._x000D_
32: Compromise of 1850._x000D_
33: Confiscation Acts (1861, 1862)._x000D_
34: Congregationalism and Antislavery._x000D_
35: Congressional Debate on Ending U.S. Atlantic Slave Trade._x000D_
36: Contrabands._x000D_
37: Crandall, Prudence._x000D_
38: Creole Affair (1841)._x000D_
39: Declaration of Independence (1776)._x000D_
40: Delany, Martin Robison (1812–1885)._x000D_
41: Democratic Party and Antislavery._x000D_
42: Douglass, Frederick (1818–1895)._x000D_
43: Equiano, Olaudah._x000D_
44: Federalists and Antislavery._x000D_
45: Field Order No. 15._x000D_
46: Finney, Charles Grandison (1792–1875)._x000D_
47: First Great Awakening and Antislavery._x000D_
48: Fitzhugh, George._x000D_
49: Foster, Abby Kelley (1811–1887)._x000D_
50: Free Produce Movement._x000D_
51: Freedmen's Aid Societies._x000D_
52: Freedmen's Bureau._x000D_
53: Freedom Suits in North America._x000D_
54: Freemasonry and Antislavery._x000D_
55: Fugitive Slave Law (1850)._x000D_
56: Gabriel's Conspiracy (1800)._x000D_
57: Garnet, Henry Highland (1815–1882)._x000D_
58: Garrison, William Lloyd._x000D_
59: Garrisonians._x000D_
60: German Coast (Louisiana) Insurrection of 1811._x000D_
61: Germantown Antislavery Petition (1688)._x000D_
62: Gradual Emancipation._x000D_
63: Grimké, Angelina._x000D_
64: Grimké, Charlotte Forten._x000D_
65: Haitian Revolution._x000D_
66: Hall, Prince._x000D_
67: Helper, Hinton._x000D_
68: Higher Law and Antislavery._x000D_
69: Hiring-Out and Challenges to Slavery._x000D_
70: Immediate Emancipation._x000D_
71: Internal Slave Trade and Antislavery._x000D_
72: Jefferson, Thomas and Antislavery._x000D_
73: Jerry Rescue (1851)._x000D_
74: King, Boston._x000D_
75: Lane Seminary Debates (1834)._x000D_
76: Liberia._x000D_
77: Liberty Party._x000D_
78: Lincoln, Abraham._x000D_
79: Literature and Abolition._x000D_
80: Lord Dunmore's Proclamation._x000D_
81: Lovejoy, Elijah (1802–1837)._x000D_
82: Lundy, Benjamin._x000D_
83: Manumission._x000D_
84: Memorialization of Antislavery and Abolition._x000D_
85: Mexican War and Antislavery._x000D_
86: Missouri Compromise (1820)._x000D_
87: Mott, Lucretia Coffin._x000D_
88: Myers, Stephen (1800–1870) and Myers, Harriet (1807–1865)._x000D_
89: New England Antislavery Society (NEASS)._x000D_
90: New York Committee of Vigilance._x000D_
91: New York Manumission Society (NYMS)._x000D_
92: Northwest Ordinance (1787)._x000D_
93: Parker, John Percial._x000D_
94: Paul, Nathaniel._x000D_
95: Pennsylvania Abolition Society (PAS)._x000D_
96: Phillips, Wendell._x000D_
97: Port Royal (South Carolina)._x000D_
98: Postal Campaign (1835)._x000D_
99: Quakers and Antislavery._x000D_
100: Quok Walker Decision (1783)._x000D_
101: Radical Republicans._x000D_
102: Reconstruction Acts in the United States (1867–1868)._x000D_
103: Republicanism and Antislavery._x000D_
104: Ruggles, David._x000D_
105: Rush, Benjamin._x000D_
106: Secession Crisis and Abolitionists._x000D_
107: Secret Six._x000D_
108: Slave Narratives._x000D_
109: Slave Power Argument._x000D_
110: Smith, Gerrit._x000D_
111: Smith, James McCune._x000D_
112: Somerset Decision (1772)._x000D_
113: Spooner, Lysander._x000D_
114: Stowe, Harriet Beecher._x000D_
115: Tappan, Arthur._x000D_
116: Tappan, Lewis._x000D_
117: Texas, Annexation of (1845)._x000D_
118: Thirteenth Amendment (1865)._x000D_
119: Truth, Sojourner._x000D_
120: Tubman, Harriet._x000D_
121: Turner, Nat._x000D_
122: Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852)._x000D_
123: Underground Railroad._x000D_
124: Unitarianism and Antislavery._x000D_
125: United States, Antislavery in._x000D_
126: U.S. Constitution and Antislavery._x000D_
127: U.S. South, Antislavery in._x000D_
128: Vesey's Conspiracy (1822)._x000D_
129: Violence and Nonviolence in American Abolitionism._x000D_
130: Walker, David._x000D_
131: Washington, D.C., Compensated Emancipation in._x000D_
132: Weld, Theodore Dwight._x000D_
133: West Indies Emancipation Day Celebration._x000D_
134: Whig Party and Antislavery._x000D_
135: Wilberforce, William._x000D_
136: Women's Antislavery Societies._x000D_
Primary Documents._x000D_
Excerpts from A Narrative of the Uncommon Sufferings, and Surprizing Deliverance of Briton Hammon._x000D_
Excerpt from The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano (1789)._x000D_
Excerpts from The Confessions of Nat Turner (1831)._x000D_
The Liberator (1831)._x000D_
An Appeal in Favor of That Class of Americans Called Africans (1833)._x000D_
“A Positive Good” (1837)._x000D_
Excerpt from Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass (1845)._x000D_
Excerpt from Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852)._x000D_
Excerpts from Cannibals All! Or Slaves Without Masters (1857)._x000D_
Excerpt From The Impending Crisis (1857)._x000D_
Emancipation Proclamation (1863)._x000D_
Thirteenth Amendment (1865)._x000D_
Selected Bibliography._x000D_
About the Editors._x000D_