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The Liberty Party, 1840-1848 : antislavery third-party politics in the United States / Reinhard O. Johnson.

By: Johnson, Reinhard O, 1944-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Antislavery, abolition, and the Atlantic world: Publisher: Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, c2009Description: x, 500 p. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9780807133934 (cloth : alk. paper); 0807133930 (cloth : alk. paper).Subject(s): Liberty Party (U.S. : 1840-1848) | Antislavery movements -- United States -- History -- 19th centuryAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Liberty Party, 1840-1848.DDC classification: 324.2732 Other classification: 89.62
Contents:
Introduction : the Liberty Party, 1840-1848 -- The formation of the Liberty Party -- The Liberty Party takes shape : early development and the election of 1844 -- A period of uncertainty and confusion, 1845-1846 -- The move to Free Soil, 1847-1848 -- New England -- The middle states -- The old Northwest -- The Liberty Party appeal -- African Americans and the Liberty Party -- The Liberty Party membership -- The Garrisonians, the Liberty Party, and the abolition movement in the 1840s -- Afterword -- Appendix A. Votes in major statewide races, 1840-1848 -- Appendix B. Banner Liberty counties, 1844 -- Appendix C. National Liberty Party platform, 1844 -- Appendix D. Liberty membership.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 385-486) and index.

Introduction : the Liberty Party, 1840-1848 -- The formation of the Liberty Party -- The Liberty Party takes shape : early development and the election of 1844 -- A period of uncertainty and confusion, 1845-1846 -- The move to Free Soil, 1847-1848 -- New England -- The middle states -- The old Northwest -- The Liberty Party appeal -- African Americans and the Liberty Party -- The Liberty Party membership -- The Garrisonians, the Liberty Party, and the abolition movement in the 1840s -- Afterword -- Appendix A. Votes in major statewide races, 1840-1848 -- Appendix B. Banner Liberty counties, 1844 -- Appendix C. National Liberty Party platform, 1844 -- Appendix D. Liberty membership.

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<p>Reinhard O. Johnson lives on Michigan's Upper Peninsula and is currently developing a project on antislavery politics in New York, 1848--1860, and working on a biography of nineteenth-century writer and reformer Richard Hildreth.</p>

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