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antebellum

Dating before or existing before the US Civil War (1861–1865).
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Hyde opens her text by first acquainting readers with the dearth of literature on antebellum education and then proceeds to appraise existing, "mainstream" historical literature that has too long dominated the field, and colored historical perceptions of the antebellum south as anti-intellectual and anti-academic.
While there are sections that touch on other historiographies without fully engaging them, for instance when, in a lengthy discussion of the domestication of Judaism in the antebellum South there is surprisingly little discussion of the broader context of the feminizing of Christianity during the Second Great Awakening.
The Origins of Proslavery Christianity: White and Black in Colonial and Antebellum South.
Emily West's book examines a set of 181 free people of color in the antebellum South who petitioned either for continued residency in their state or for their own enslavement.
Nevertheless, Christianity, even if only the cultural variety, remained the most noticeable and vibrant religious option in the antebellum South.
In The Peculiar Institution: Slavery in the Antebellum South, Stampp challenged previous interpretations of slavery as a benign system of labor.
Evans 1959), a well-developed market for hiring out slave labor existed in the antebellum South, complete with insurance against the loss or injury of slaves and manuals on how hired slave labor should be managed.
His magisterial study of the American black experience, ''From Slavery to Freedom: A History of African Americans,'' was a revelation when it appeared in 1947 -- to be followed by books and articles on Reconstruction, the martial culture of the antebellum South, runaway slaves and many other subjects.
Other historians of the antebellum South have noted short engagements to be the norm.
Private schools of arms had not existed in America since the sailles des armes that had taught young gentlemen the art of the sword and the dueling pistol in New Orleans of the antebellum South.
Vogel's inventive drumming and striking harmonies, alongside Stephens' raw melodic singing and finger-picked guitar, puts the muscle behind themes of murder, theft, the Old West, antebellum South and racism along with more personal accounts.
The park interprets the history of the antebellum South and includes the William Johnson House, the home of a former slave who went on to become a successful African-American businessman and diarist