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The Abolitionist Movement : documents decoded, Christopher Cameron

Label
The Abolitionist Movement : documents decoded
Title
The Abolitionist Movement
Title remainder
documents decoded
Statement of responsibility
Christopher Cameron
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book presents primary sources pertaining to the American anti-slavery movement in the 18th and 19th centuries, presenting these firsthand sources alongside scholarly commentary to put them into context. Making use of such primary documents as pamphlets, articles, speeches, slave narratives, and court decisions, the book models how scholars interpret primary sources and shows readers how to critically evaluate the key documents that chronicle this major American movement
Member of
Cataloging source
CN3GA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1983-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cameron, Christopher
Dewey number
326/.80973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E441
LC item number
.C24 2014eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Documents decoded
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Antislavery movements
  • Antislavery movements
  • Abolitionists
  • Abolitionists
Label
The Abolitionist Movement : documents decoded, Christopher Cameron
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-242) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Slavery and racial though in colonial and revolutionary America -- Quakers and abolitionism : Petition of Germantown Quakers (1688) -- Puritan protests : Samuel Sewall, The Selling of Joseph (1700) -- Race and the enlightenment : David Hume, "Of National Characters" (1758) -- The colonial crisis and abolitionism : James Otis, The Rights of the British Colonies Asserted and Proved (1764) -- Organized black abolitionism : Petition of Massachusetts blacks to the General Court (1773) -- African and Indian alliances : Phillis Wheatley, "Letter to Samson Occom" (1774) -- Black masons protest slavery : Petition of Prince Hall to the General Court (1777) -- Antislavery poetry : Phillis Wheatley, "On the Death of General Wooster" (1778) -- "No taxation without representation" : Petition of John and Paul Cuffe to the General Court (1780) -- "A suspicion only" : Thomas Jefferson, excerpt from Notes on the State of Virginia (1785) -- Slavery and the constitution : Gouverneur Morris, "Constitional Convention Speech" (1787) -- Atlantic crossings : Josiah Wedgewood, "Am I Not a Man and a Brother?" (1787) -- Abolitionism and proslavery thought in antebellum America -- Slavery and power : Thomas Ruffin opinion in State v. Mann, North Carolina Supreme Court (1829) -- Early black nationalism : David Walker, Appeal to the Coloured Citizens of the World (1829) -- "I will be heard" : William Lloyd Garrison, "To the Public" (1831) -- Female prophets of abolition : Maria Stewart, "Address Delivered at the African Masonic Hall, Boston" (1833) -- Southern abolitionists : Angelina Grimke, An Appeal to the Christian Women of the South (1836) -- Antislavery and women's rights : Elizabeth Margaret Chandler, "Am I Not a Woman and a Sister?" (1837) -- Slave narratives : Charles Ball, Slavery in the United States (1837) -- "Republicanism a sham" : Frederick Douglass, "What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?" (1852) -- Foundation of the Confederacy : Alexander Stephens, "Cornerstone Speech" (1861) -- Finally free : Emancipation Proclamation, 1863 -- The meaning of the war : Abraham Lincoln, Second Inaugral Address (1865)
Control code
ocn893488217
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxviii, 253 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781610695138
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o893488217
  • (OCoLC)893488217
Label
The Abolitionist Movement : documents decoded, Christopher Cameron
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-242) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Slavery and racial though in colonial and revolutionary America -- Quakers and abolitionism : Petition of Germantown Quakers (1688) -- Puritan protests : Samuel Sewall, The Selling of Joseph (1700) -- Race and the enlightenment : David Hume, "Of National Characters" (1758) -- The colonial crisis and abolitionism : James Otis, The Rights of the British Colonies Asserted and Proved (1764) -- Organized black abolitionism : Petition of Massachusetts blacks to the General Court (1773) -- African and Indian alliances : Phillis Wheatley, "Letter to Samson Occom" (1774) -- Black masons protest slavery : Petition of Prince Hall to the General Court (1777) -- Antislavery poetry : Phillis Wheatley, "On the Death of General Wooster" (1778) -- "No taxation without representation" : Petition of John and Paul Cuffe to the General Court (1780) -- "A suspicion only" : Thomas Jefferson, excerpt from Notes on the State of Virginia (1785) -- Slavery and the constitution : Gouverneur Morris, "Constitional Convention Speech" (1787) -- Atlantic crossings : Josiah Wedgewood, "Am I Not a Man and a Brother?" (1787) -- Abolitionism and proslavery thought in antebellum America -- Slavery and power : Thomas Ruffin opinion in State v. Mann, North Carolina Supreme Court (1829) -- Early black nationalism : David Walker, Appeal to the Coloured Citizens of the World (1829) -- "I will be heard" : William Lloyd Garrison, "To the Public" (1831) -- Female prophets of abolition : Maria Stewart, "Address Delivered at the African Masonic Hall, Boston" (1833) -- Southern abolitionists : Angelina Grimke, An Appeal to the Christian Women of the South (1836) -- Antislavery and women's rights : Elizabeth Margaret Chandler, "Am I Not a Woman and a Sister?" (1837) -- Slave narratives : Charles Ball, Slavery in the United States (1837) -- "Republicanism a sham" : Frederick Douglass, "What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?" (1852) -- Foundation of the Confederacy : Alexander Stephens, "Cornerstone Speech" (1861) -- Finally free : Emancipation Proclamation, 1863 -- The meaning of the war : Abraham Lincoln, Second Inaugral Address (1865)
Control code
ocn893488217
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxviii, 253 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781610695138
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o893488217
  • (OCoLC)893488217

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