antislavery movement


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antislavery movement:

see slaveryslavery,
historicially, an institution based on a relationship of dominance and submission, whereby one person owns another and can exact from that person labor or other services.
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; abolitionistsabolitionists,
in U.S. history, particularly in the three decades before the Civil War, members of the movement that agitated for the compulsory emancipation of the slaves.
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This book raises even more questions than it answers about the interconnectedness of the international antislavery movement and the ways in which nineteenth- and twentieth-century labor systems were transformed to adapt to antislavery laws.
A 15-page overview of the American antislavery movement and editorial headnotes for each individual selection help make such a large volume accessible to students and non-specialists.
From the 1820s onwards, Mott was one of the earliest women to become actively involved in the American antislavery movement.
Chase headed the six members of Congress, including Charles Sumner and Giddings, who penned the 'Appeal of the Independent Democrats," labeling the bill "an atrocious plot to exclude" both immigrants and citizens "and convert the area into a dreary region of despotism inhabited by masters and slaves" Always mindful of the moral and religious implications of the antislavery movement, he concluded the Appeal noting that "the cause of human freedom is the cause of God.
Cincinnati played its role in the antislavery movement, when in the 1830s the Reverend Lyman Beecher was persuaded to come to the city to head Lane Theological Seminary.
Ginzberg argues that "Stanton played a distinctive part in this conversation," precisely because of her attenuated ties to the antislavery movement.
These conflicting colonial ideologies, which metonymically transpose the antislavery movement and its discontents, are further complicated.
the solution is the antislavery movement and their abolitionist work after liberation.
Unlike her brother, Harriet Jacobs did not get very involved in the antislavery movement when she arrived in the North in 1842; as such, a reading room probably took on greater meaning to her because, in a pragmatic sense, it represented something she could accomplish.
A renaissance in abolitionist studies notwithstanding, many scholars still understand the antislavery movement within the confines of the Civil War era.
Reading about his early struggles and the horrors of slavery, one can plainly see how this man came to be such a strong proponent of the antislavery movement.
There's a lot going on here: the Wiccans and their celebrations and bonfires; the pro-war/anti war groups; the nasty longtime super-religious neighbors; the history of the families and their connection with the ante bellum antislavery movement.