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antebellum

Dating before or existing before the US Civil War (1861–1865).
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The abolitionists owed a great deal to this earlier movement, for it had paved the way for using a perfectionistic ideology to justify a melding of religion and politics in the antebellum period. An example would be William Lloyd Garrison, the noted abolitionist whose newspaper The Liberator had been used to spread the Antimasonic message.
Fitzgerald writes that American history textbooks of the antebellum era were primarily "nationalistic histories." Like Elson, to the extent to which she writes about the antebellum period, her study focuses almost exclusively on United States history textbooks (Fitzgerald 1979, 47, 227-228).
She skillfully traces the Clotilda survivors and their African American descendants from the antebellum period until the 1930s.
Writing in the wake of the 1972 Congressional hearings on the Public Health Service's Tuskegee Syphilis Study, Savitt broadened the historical context for institutionalized racism in medicine, extending well back into the antebellum period. Although, as Savitt elsewhere argues, antebellum theories of racial science did not necessarily translate explicitly into white medical treatment of African American patients, broader assumptions about black dependency and the degradation of the black body infused the social relations of healing across racial lines.
Although many other historians have explored the importance of the Moses story in giving coherence to the slaves' aspiration for freedom in the antebellum period, Professor Glaude does much more.
There is considerable evidence that Primitive numbers were declining rapidly in the late antebellum period.
He recounts the joys, pains and triumphs of three generations of African-American women living in Virginia from the antebellum period until after the Civil War.
Anyone working on projects involving the Civil War era--or the period between the antebellum period through the end of Reconstruction--is encouraged to submit work to the journal, care of Dr.
Seizing the Day traces the history of African-American life in Charleston from the late antebellum period through Reconstruction.
Quilts often served in the antebellum period as "codes" for escape to freedom.
Robert Margo surveys the evidence on real occupational wages during the antebellum period, adding a new body of evidence drawn from the reports of military installations around the country.
It describes the geological aspects of the Deep River basin; the early history of its coalfield; early geological surveys and geologists; mining during the antebellum period; the attempts of North Carolina to emerge as a progressive, modern state after its dormancy during the Civil War through coal mining; the 1895 and 1900 mine explosions at Cumnock; coal production from 1900 to 1925; the explosion at the Farmville Mine in Coal Glen, which ended further major coal-mining efforts in the state; the nature and causes of mine gases; and new challenges for coal mining from the 1930s and later.