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Published by Garland in New York .
Written in English



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  • Antislavery movements -- United States -- History -- 19th century,
  • Slavery and the church -- United States -- History -- 19th century,
  • Abolitionists -- United States -- History -- 19th century,
  • Abolitionists -- Religious life -- United States -- History -- 19th century

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited with introductions by John R. McKivigan.
SeriesThe American abolitionist movement ;, 2
ContributionsMcKivigan, John R., 1949-
LC ClassificationsE449 .A1534 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL49242M
ISBN 100815331061
LC Control Number99052003

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American Abolitionism and Religion. Bertram Wyatt-Brown Professor Emeritus, University of Florida, and Visiting Scholar, Johns Hopkins University ©National Humanities Center. Students reading about the coming of the Civil War will find the topic of religion and abolition more interesting than they imagined. Essays and letters that helped break fetters. Penned by the first Englishwoman known to have earned a living through her writing (Aphra Behn), Oroonoko; or, The Royal Slave was published in , at which time, in the nascent years of abolitionism, it was viewed as a progressive antislavery text. The novel follows an African prince as he is tricked into slavery by “civilized” English slave.   Particularly troubling to some observers was the public engagement of women as abolitionist speakers and activists. Fearful of disunion and outraged by the interracial nature of abolitionism, northern mobs smashed abolitionist printing presses and even killed a prominent antislavery newspaper editor named Elijah Lovejoy. Book Awards Book Club Selections Books by Author Books by Series Coming Soon Kids' Books New Releases Teens' Books This Month's Biggest New Releases Subjects Biography Business Cookbooks, Food & Wine Current Affairs & Politics Diet, Health & Fitness Fiction Graphic Novels & Comics History Mystery & Crime Religion Romance Sci-Fi & Fantasy Self.

Abolitionism, also called abolition movement, (c. –), in western Europe and the Americas, the movement chiefly responsible for creating the emotional climate necessary for ending the transatlantic slave trade and chattel slavery. With the decline of Roman slavery in the 5th century, the institution waned in western Europe and by the 11th century had virtually disappeared. Black and white abolitionists in the first half of the nineteenth century waged a biracial assault against slavery. Their efforts proved to be extremely effective. Abolitionists focused attention on slavery and made it difficult to ignore. They heightened the rift that had threatened to destroy the unity of the nation even as early as the. Explore our list of African American History - Slavery & Abolitionism - Kids Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. . 4 Church-Oriented Abolitionism and the Sectional Schism in the American Churches (pp. ) Few other incidents in the history of the antislavery movement are so well known as the sectional schisms in the Methodist Episcopal church in and in the Baptist denomination in