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This colleciton assembles greater than 40 speeches, lectures, and essays severe to the abolitionist campaign, that includes writing by way of William Lloyd Garrison, Frederick Douglass, Lydia Maria baby, Wendell Phillips, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Ralph Waldo Emerson.

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An Appeal in Favor of that Class of Americans Called Africans. Edited with introduction by Carolyn Karcher. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1996. ————. A Lydia Maria Child Reader. Edited by Carolyn Karcher. : Duke University Press, 1997. Commager, Henry Steele. Theodore Parker: An Anthology. Boston: Beacon Press, 1960. Cott, Nancy F. The Bonds of Womanhood: Woman’s Sphere in New England, 1780-1835.

Thomas, Slavery Attacked, p. 3) Indeed, Garrison was an early voice in the secessionist argument, stating firmly that there should be “no union with slaveholders,” a position that placed the North clearly in the position of seceding from the slaveholding South. Finally, emancipation required all the forces drawn together, if not working together, to bring an end to the national disgrace of chattel slavery. As Ken Burns’s effective Public Broadcasting System series entitled The Civil War has shown, one cannot understand the history of the United States without having some grasp of the issues that preceded the coming of the most devastating conflict in our nation’s history, one where some 620,000 lives were lost on both sides, more than have been lost in all the other American wars combined.

The Bonds of Womanhood: Woman’s Sphere in New England, 1780-1835.

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