No Taint of Compromise : Crusaders in Antislavery Politics
By: Blue, Frederick J.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Antislavery, Abolition, and the Atlantic World: Publisher: Baton Rouge : LSU Press, 2005Description: 1 online resource (318 p.).ISBN: 9780807148488.Subject(s): Abolitionists -- Political activity -- United States | Antislavery movements -- United States -- History -- 19th centuryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: No Taint of Compromise : Crusaders in Antislavery PoliticsDDC classification: 973.7/114 | 973.7114 LOC classification: E449 .B67 2005Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Cast of Characters; ONE: No Taint of Compromise: Varieties of Antislavery Leadership; TWO: A Self-Sharpening Plough: Alvan Stewart's Challenge to Slavery; THREE: To Mitigate the Suffering of Our Countrymen: John Greenleaf Whittier, Abolitionist Poet; FOUR: Black Men Have No Rights Which White Men Are Bound to Respect: Charles Langston and the Drive for Equality; FIVE: The Barbarism of Slavery: Owen Lovejoy and the Congressional Assault on Slavery; SIX: Freemen to the Rescue: Sherman M. Booth and the Fugitive Slave Act
SEVEN: Free Men, Free Soil, and Free Homes: Jane Swisshelm's SearchEIGHT: My Triumph Had No Taint of Compromise: George Washington Julian, Free Soiler-Republican; NINE: Neither Slavery nor Involuntary Servitude: David Wilmot and the Containment of Slavery; TEN: The Plight of Slavery Will Cover the Land; Benjamin and Edward Wade, Brothers in Antislavery Politics; ELEVEN: Quite a Female Politician: Jessie Benton Frémont and the Antislavery Movement; TWELVE: Crusaders in Antislavery Politics: A Shared Commitment; Bibliography; Illustration Credits; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M
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No Taint of Compromise highlights the motives and actions of those who played instrumental if not central roles in antislavery politics-those who undertook the yeoman's work of organizing parties, holding conventions, editing newspapers, and generally animating and agitating the discussion of issues related to slavery. They were a small but critical number of voices who, beginning in the late 1830s, battled the institution of slavery through political activism. Frederick J. Blue provides an in-depth account of the trials and accomplishments of eleven men and women who, in the face of great odd
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