The 1820s to the 1850s
AbolitionAbolitionistsEmancipationAmerican Anti-Slavery Society
Abolition and abolitionists
The historian Eric Foner, has claimed that the abolition movement was the foundation of virtually all social justice movements in America. It led to the first anti-war movement against the U.S. invasion and occupation of Mexicowhy would the abolitionists be the start of this first anti-war protest?
Cotton and its in impact on slaveryQUESTION: Why would slaves be smuggled into the country?
Rural v. Urban Slavery
Felix Darleys painting of Nat Turner, 1863 Resistance, Retaliation, and Response