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political history of slavery

William Henry Smith

political history of slavery

being an account of the slavery controversy from the earliest agitation in the eighteenth century to the close of the reconstruction period in America

by William Henry Smith

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Published by Frederick Ungar Publishing Co. in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published as volume 1 of a two-volume set. Reprinted from the edition of 1903.

Statementintroduction by Louis Filler.
SeriesAmerican classics
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21729178M

Well known historian of the Civil War, William Davis, has written a nicely done political history of the Confederate States of America. While, as the author notes (page ix), "The campaigns and battles are here," the main thrust of the book is (page x) "seeks to present a comprehensive view of everything else that went into making the Confederate national experience"/5. Slavery in the Modern World: A History of Political, Social, and Economic Oppression helps bring to light an often-ignored tragedy, opening readers' eyes to the devastated lives of those coerced.

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In American Political History: A Very Short Introduction, Donald Critchlow takes on this contradiction between original theory and actual practice. This brief, accessible book explores the nature of the two-party system, key turning points in American political history, representative presidential and congressional elections, struggles to expand the electorate, and critical social 4/5(1).   A Political History of Slavery. Being an Account of the Slavery Controversy from the Earliest Agitations in the Eighteenth Century to the close of the Reconstruction Period. By William Henry Smith, with an introduction by Whitelaw Reid. (New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. Pp. xvi, ; iv, ).


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the Forms of Slavery That Prevailed in Ancient Nations, Particularly in Greece and in the United States/5(2). Slavery and Politics in the Early American Republic is an indispensable introduction to understanding the period of slavery agitation that we all know about, as it reveals a preceding ferment in the political world of which we have known very littleHistory Book Cited by: In The Political Worlds of Slavery and Freedom, Hahn explains that the decades after Reconstruction were far from a political vacuum for Southern blacks.

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A book of by Thomas Clarkson (Essay on the Slavery and Commerce of the Human Species) is followed by the foundation in London in of the Society for the Abolition of the Slave Trade, with Quakers again predominant.

William Wilberforce emerges as the champion of the cause in parliament. By the midth century, America’s westward expansion and the abolition movement provoked a great debate over slavery that would tear the nation apart in the bloody Civil War.

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