Abolition Movement, 1st Edition

  • T. Adams Upchurch
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  • ISBN-10: 0313386072
  • ISBN-13: 9780313386077
  • DDC: 326.80973
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 195 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released January 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011

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Contrary to popular misconception, race and skin color played almost no role in the history of slavery in the world prior to the 17th century. But by the 1800s, the form of slavery practiced in the American South was based almost exclusively on race and skin color.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Recent Titles in Landmarks of the American Mosaic.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Series Foreword.
Chronology of American Slavery and Abolitionism.
1: From Common Practice to Peculiar Institution: Slavery and Abolitionism to 1816.
2: The Emergence of a National Movement: 1816 to 1840.
3: Growing Pains of the Abolition Movement: 1840 to 1848.
4: Slavery, Abolition, and the West: 1848 to 1856.
5: Toward the Civil War: Slavery Meets Its Doom, 1856 to 1865.
Biographical Profiles of Key Abolitionists.
Primary Documents.
Annotated Bibliography.
About the Author.