Arguing about Slavery : The Great Battle in the United States Congress
A detailed work centering upon the political and moral rights of slaves to petition the government. Miller, Professor of Political and Social Thought at the University of Virginia, examines the issues and the political tensions on the floor of the House of Representatives in the late 1830s.
The Transformation of American Abolitionism : Fighting Slavery in the Early Republic
A scholarly work focusing on the early abolitionists - particularly those in Pennsylvania - who pre-date William Lloyd Garrison and the Liberator newspaper.
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