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050 4 _aJK2391.L93 J64 2009
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090 _aJK2391.L93 J64 2009
100 1 _aJohnson, Reinhard O.
245 1 4 _aThe Liberty Party, 1840-1848 :
_bAntislavery Third-Party Politics in the United States
260 _aBaton Rouge :
_bLSU Press,
_c2009.
300 _a1 online resource (1009 p.)
490 0 _aeBooks on Demand
490 1 _aAntislavery, Abolition, and the Atlantic World
505 0 _aCover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: The Liberty Party, 1840-1848; 1 The Formation of the Liberty Party; 2 The Liberty Party Takes Shape: Early Development and the Election of 1844; 3 A Period of Uncertainty and Confusion, 1845-1846; 4 The Move to Free Soil, 1847-1848; 5 New England; 6 The Middle States; 7 The Old Northwest; 8 The Liberty Party Appeal; 9 African Americans and the Liberty Party; 10 The Liberty Party Membership; 11 The Garrisonians, the Liberty Party, and the Abolition Movement in the 1840s; Afterword
505 8 _aAppendix A. Votes in Major Statewide Races, 1840-1848Appendix B. Banner Liberty Counties, 1844; Appendix C. National Liberty Party Platform, 1844; Appendix D. Liberty Membership; Notes; Index
520 _aIn early 1840, abolitionists founded the Liberty Party as a political outlet for their antislavery beliefs. A mere eight years later, bolstered by the increasing slavery debate and growing sectional conflict, the party had grown to challenge the two mainstream political factions in many areas. In The Liberty Party, 1840-1848, Reinhard O. Johnson provides the first comprehensive history of this short-lived but important third party, detailing how it helped to bring the antislavery movement to the forefront of American politics and became the central institutional vehicle in the fight against th
588 _aDescription based upon print version of record.
650 4 _aAntislavery movements - United States - History - 19th century.
650 4 _aAntislavery movements -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
650 4 _aLiberty Party (U.S. : 1840-1848).
650 4 _aLiberty Party (U.S.: 1840-1848).
655 0 _aElectronic books.
776 0 8 _iPrint version:
_aJohnson, Reinhard O.
_tThe Liberty Party, 1840-1848 : Antislavery Third-Party Politics in the United States
_dBaton Rouge : LSU Press,c2009
_z9780807133934
830 0 _aAntislavery, Abolition, and the Atlantic World
856 4 0 _uhttp://uttyler.eblib.com/patron/FullRecord.aspx?p=735659
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