By T. Adams Upchurch
This strong narrative tells the successful tale of the lads and girls who spent their lives and fortunes attempting to abolish the establishment of slavery within the United States.
• includes excerpts from speeches and writings of William Lloyd Garrison, Frederick Douglass, John C. Calhoun, and others, in addition to files from the yankee Anti-Slavery Society and the freedom party
• presents a chronological background starting with the colonial period and finishing with the Civil conflict, overlaying each significant occasion within the abolition movement
• features a biographical profiles part containing numerous mini-biographies of crucial abolitionists
• A thesaurus defines phrases used in general in discussing American slavery and abolitionism equivalent to "chattel," "mulatto," and "moral suasion"
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